11/11/2013

Gamal Abdel Nasser

Gamal Abdel Nasser of Egypt was born in 1918 and died in 1970. Nasser was a pivotal figure in the recent history of the Middle East and played a highly prominent role in the 1956 Suez Crisis. Nasser has been described as the first leader of an Arab nation who challenged what was perceived as the western dominance of the Middle East. Nasser remains a highly revered figure in both Egypt and the Arab world.

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/gamal_abdel_nasser.htm

00:50 Posted by Jan Boeykens in Gamal Abdel Nasser, History | Permalink | Comments (0) |  Facebook |