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Nasser, Gamal Abdel

Line breaks: Gamal Abdel Nas¦ser
Pronunciation: /ˈnɑːsə
 
, ˈnas-/

Definition of Nasser, Gamal Abdel in English:

( 1918–70), Egyptian colonel and statesman, Prime Minister 1954-6 and President 1956–70. He deposed King Farouk in 1952 and President Muhammad Neguib in 1954. His nationalization of the Suez Canal brought war with Britain, France, and Israel in 1956; he also waged two unsuccessful wars against Israel (1956 and 1967).

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