Abdel Hakim Amer
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Abdel Hakim Amer

Politician and General
Male
Born Dec 11, 1919

Mohamed Abdel Hakim Amer was an Egyptian general and political leader. Born in Astal, Samallot, in the Al Minya Governorate in 1919, he served in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, took part in the 1952 Revolution and commanded the Egyptian Army in the Suez Crisis, the North Yemen Civil War and the Six-Day War.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1919 Birth Born in Astal, Samallot, in the Al Minya Governorate in 1919, he served in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, took part in the 1952 Revolution and commanded the Egyptian Army in the Suez Crisis, the North Yemen Civil War and the Six-Day War.

TEENAGE

1939 19 Years Old After finishing grade school, Amer attended the Cairo Military Academy and was commissioned into the Egyptian Army in 1939. … Read More

FORTIES

1964 44 Years Old In 1964, Amer was made first vice-president to Nasser and deputy supreme commander, with the power to rule for 60 days if the president was incapacitated. … Read More
1967 47 Years Old 1 More Event
Many historians have stated that much the Egyptian military's failures in the 1967 war can be laid at the feet of Amer. … Read More
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