Abdspruce Fattah Said Hussein Khalil al-Sisi – Egyptian politician and military man. The sixth President of Egypt since June 8, 2014. Field Marshal since 2014. Minister of Defense and Supreme Commander of the Egyptian Armed Forces from August 12, 2012 to March 27, 2014, Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces from August 12, 2012 to March 27, 2014, Deputy Prime Minister from July 16, 2013 to March 27, 2014.
Place of Birth. Education. Born November 19, 1954 in the poor Gamalia quarter in Cairo into a religious carpenter’s family. Graduated from the Egyptian Military Academy in 1977.
In 1987 he took a general command and staff course at the Command and Staff College of Egypt. In 1992, he took a general command and staff course at the Command and Staff College in the UK. In 2003, he took a course in military affairs at the Higher Military College at the Nasser Higher Military Academy. From 2005 to 2006, he passed the Master of Strategic Science course at the Higher Army War College in Pennsylvania, USA.
Political career. Since 1977, with the rank of an officer, he served in the motorized rifle forces of Egypt, worked as a military attaché of Egypt in Riyadh, in Saudi Arabia.
In 2008, he was appointed commander of the country’s Northern Military District.
In April 2010, in a report to Tantawi, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi expressed the possibility of an imminent popular revolution against the Mubarak regime and spoke out for the army to side with the people.
In February 2011, he became a member of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, thus becoming its youngest member. After the resignation of Hosni Mubarak from the post of President of Egypt, the Supreme Council took over the functions of governing the state.
On August 12, 2012, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in the rank of general was appointed head of the council, simultaneously becoming the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, minister of defense and military industry of the country.
After more than 30 million citizens took to the streets to protest the presidency of Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood on June 30 and July 3, 2013, Abdel Fattah al-Sisi staged a coup d’état on July 3, 2013, in which Muhammad was ousted from the presidency. Mursi, the Constitution has been suspended. Mursi was placed under house arrest, and later officially detained in connection with a number of charges against him. More than 300 members of the Muslim Brotherhood party were arrested in Cairo. Abdel Fattah al-Sisi appointed the chairman of the Constitutional Court, Adli Mansour, as Acting President.
January 27, 2014 and. O. President of Egypt Adli Mansour, by his decree, conferred the rank of field marshal on Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi.
On January 27, the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces called on Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi to run for president of the country. On January 28, Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi was registered as a candidate for the presidency of Egypt.
Presidential elections were held from 26 to 28 May 2014. On June 3, 2014, the High Election Commission announced the official results of the elections, in which Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi won 96.91% of the vote (23.7 million people), Hamdin Sabahi – 3.09%.
From February 10, 2019 – Chairman of the African Union.
Family. Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi is married. Has three sons and one daughter.