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Omar Suleiman
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16th Vice President of Egypt
In office
29 January 2011 – 11 February 2011
President Hosni Mubarak
Preceded by Hosni Mubarak
Succeeded by Sami Hafez Anan (Deputy Chairman)
Director of the General Intelligence Directorate
In office
22 January 1993 – 31 January 2011
President Hosni Mubarak
Preceded by Nour El Dien Afeefy
Succeeded by Murad Muwafi
Personal details
Born (1936-07-02)2 July 1936
Qena, Egypt
Died 19 July 2012(2012-07-19) (aged 76)
Cleveland, Ohio, US
Political party Independent
Alma mater Egyptian Military Academy
Frunze Military Academy
Ain Shams University
Cairo University
Military service
Allegiance Egypt
Branch/service Army
Years of service 1954-1993
Rank Major General
Battles/wars North Yemen Civil War
Six-Day War
October War
  • Office vacant from 14 October 1981 – 29 January 2011.

Omar Suleiman (2 July 1936-19 July 2012) was an Egyptian general, diplomat, and politician. He was the spy intelligence chief from 1993 to 2011 while Hosni Mubarak was President of Egypt. In January 2011 Suleiman was appointed vice-president by Mubarak. He served until they left in early February 2011. In 2012, Suleiman wanted to be president but was disqualified from running. He was not seen in public since Mubarak's regime ended. On 19 July 2012, Suleiman died in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. from heart attack while undergoing medical trials.

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