Gamal Abdel Nasser born on January 15, 1918 , was the President of Egypt from 1954 until his death in 1970 . Renowned for his Arab nationalist and anti-colonial foreign policy, Nasser is still seen by many, all over the Arab World as a symbol of Arab dignity and freedom and is one of the well known national heroes of Egypt.
Colonel Ahmed Orabi also known as Urabi Pasha or Orabi Pasha , was an Egyptian army general. He revolted against the khedive and European domination of Egypt in 1879 in what has become the well-known Urabi Revolt . A galvanizing speaker, Col. Ahmed Orabi is also a national hero of Egypt.
Mustafa Kamel, an Egyptian journalist and political figure, was a son of an army officer. Trained as a lawyer at the French law school in Cairo and the Law Faculty at the University of Toulouse in France , he started his career as an Egyptian nationalist by collaborating with the French , the Ottoman sultan, and the Khedive Abbas Hilmi II. Two months before his death he founded the National Party in December 1907 . One of the national heroes of Egypt, he is remembered as a zealous patriot and an articulate advocate of Egyptian independence.
Mohamed Anwar El-Sadat also nicknamed ‘the war and the peace man' succeeded Gamal Abdel Nasser as the president of Egypt in 1970 and remained in office until he was assassinated in 1981 . Egypt succeeded in bringing back its occupied land under Sadat's leadership. He also negotiated a peace treaty with Israel to end a history of conflicts between the two countries which won him a Nobel Prize for peace in 1978 . Considered as the fourth pyramid of Egypt , he served his country with honor and respect becoming one of the famous national heroes of Egypt.
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