Mohamed Naguib (1901-1984)

Mohamed Naguib was the first leader of the Egyptian Republic. He was born in Khartoum, Sudan on February 20, 1901, to Youssef Naguib, an Egyptian army officer, and his wife Zohra Ahmed Othman. His secondary school education was at Gordon Memorial College in Khartoum, graduating … Read MoreMohamed Naguib (1901-1984)

Ismail Al-Azhari (1900-1969)

Ismail Al-Azhari was the first Prime Minister of independent Sudan from 1954 to 1956 and, also, served as President of Sudan from 1965 to 1969. Al-Azhari was born in Omdurman, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan on October 26, 1900. Anglo-Egyptian Sudan was a condominium, created by agreements concluded … Read MoreIsmail Al-Azhari (1900-1969)

Salva Kiir Mayardit (1951- )

Salva Kiir Mayardit is the first and current President of South Sudan. Salva Kiir Mayardit (often referred to as Salva Kiir) was born on September 13th,1951 in Akon, Bahr El Ghazal province, Sudan. His father, Kuethpiny Thiik Atem was a cattle herder. His mother, Awei … Read MoreSalva Kiir Mayardit (1951- )