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Mohamed Morsi
محمد مرسى
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5th President of Egypt
In office
30 June 2012 – 3 July 2013
Prime Minister Kamal Ganzouri
Hesham Qandil
Vice President Mahmoud Mekki
Preceded by Mohamed Hussein Tantawi (Acting)
Succeeded by Adly Mansour (Acting)
Secretary General of the Non-Aligned Movement
In office
30 June 2012 – 2 August 2012
Preceded by Mohamed Hussein Tantawi
Succeeded by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Chairman of the Freedom and Justice Party
In office
30 April 2011 – 24 June 2012
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Saad El-Katatni
Member of the People's Assembly of Egypt
In office
1 December 2000 – 12 December 2005
Preceded by Numan Gumaa
Succeeded by Mahmoud Abaza
Personal details
Born 8 August 1951(1951-08-08)
El Adwah, Sharqia Governorate, Kingdom of Egypt
Died 17 June 2019(2019-06-17) (aged 67)
Cairo, Egypt
Political party Freedom and Justice Party
Other political
affiliations
Muslim Brotherhood
Spouse(s) Naglaa Mahmoud (1979–present)
Children 5
Alma mater Cairo University
University of Southern California
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Mohamed Morsi (Arabic: محمد محمد مرسى عيسى العياط, ALA-LC: Muḥammad Muḥammad Mursī ‘Īsá al-‘Ayyāṭ  ; 8 August 1951 – 17 June 2019) was an Egyptian politician.[1] With the support of the Muslim Brotherhood he became the fifth President of Egypt on 30 June 2012. On 3 July 2012, the Egyptian defense minister Abdul Fatah Khalil Al-Sisi declared that Morsi would no longer be president, after many people who wanted him to resign began protesting.

On 16 May 2015, Morsi was sentenced to death by an Egyptian court for passing state secrets to Qatar.[2][3] In 2016 a higher court overturned the death penalty, pending another trial.

On 17 June 2019, Morsi reportedly had a heart attack in a Cairo court and later died, aged 67.[4][5]

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