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Abdel Fattah al-Burhan
عبد الفتاح البرهان
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Abdel Fattah al-Burhan meeting with Vladimir Putin in Sochi in 2019
Chairman of the Sovereignty Council
Assumed office
21 August 2019
President Sovereignty Council
Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok
Deputy Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo
Preceded by Position inaugurated
Chairman of the Transitional Military Council
In office
12 April 2019 – 20 August 2019
Deputy Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo
Preceded by Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf
Succeeded by Position abolished
Personal details
Born 11 July 1960 (1960-07-11) (age 61)
River Nile, Sudan
Political party Independent
Military service
Allegiance  Sudan
Branch/service  Sudan Army
Rank Sudan Army - OF09.svg General

Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan (Arabic: عبد الفتاح عبد الرحمن البرهان ; born 11 July 1960) is a Sudanese politician and Sudanese Army lieutenant general. He was Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan, the country's collective transitional head of state.

He was the de facto head of state of Sudan as Chairman of the Transitional Military Council in 2019 after former Chairman Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf resigned and transferred control in April 2019.

In May 2019, Burhan's first international trip was to Egypt to meet Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. His second visit was to the United Arab Emirates.

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