Ashraf Marwan

Born Feb 2, 1944

Ashraf Marwan was an Egyptian billionaire and alleged spy for Israel, or possibly an Egyptian double agent. Marwan was married to Mona Gamal Abdel Nasser, daughter of former Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser.

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1944 Birth Marwan was born in Egypt on 2 February 1944 to a respected family. … Read More


1965 21 Years Old In 1965, at the age of 21, Marwan graduated Cairo University with a degree in chemical engineering and was conscripted into the army. … Read More
1966 22 Years Old Nevertheless, under her pressure, he agreed to the marriage, which took place in July 1966.
1968 24 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1968 Marwan started working in the Presidential Office under Sami Sharaf, Nasser’s aide-de-camp and the strong man of the Egyptian security service, who kept an eye on him.
1970 26 Years Old Following Nasser’s death in September 1970, Marwan became a close aide to President Sadat, who needed him by his side in order to demonstrate that he had the support of Nasser’s family.
1971 27 Years Old In May 1971 Marwan played an important role in defeating an alleged coup attempt by Nasser’s loyalists, including Sami Sharaf, against Sadat’s rule. … Read More
1973 29 Years Old After the 1973 War Marwan continued his way to the top.


1974 30 Years Old On 14 February 1974 he became Secretary to the President of the Republic for Foreign Relations, a new position that reflected Sadat’s ruling style. … Read More
1976 32 Years Old By this stage, however, he accumulated a considerable number of personal enemies, who accused him of using his position near Sadat to gain personal wealth. When these accusations gained momentum, Sadat had to yield to the pressure and in March 1976 he ended Marwan’s service in the Presidential Office. … Read More
1981 37 Years Old Following Sadat’s assassination in October 1981, Marwan left Egypt and started a business career in London. … Read More


1998 54 Years Old Marwan continued working for the Mossad until 1998 and was handled throughout this period by his single case officer, Dubi.
2002 58 Years Old His identity as a spy for Israel was revealed in December 2002, by the London-based Israeli historian Ahron Bregman, who claimed that Marwan was a double-spy who deceived the Israelis. … Read More


2007 63 Years Old 1 More Event
Marwan died on 27 June 2007 outside his flat in Carlton House Terrace, London. … Read More
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