Maher El-Beheiry

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Maher El-Beheiry
President of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt
In office
1 July 2012 – 1 July 2013
Appointed by Mohammed Morsi
Preceded by Farouk Sultan
Succeeded by Adly Mansour[1]
Personal details
Religion Sunni Islam

Maher El-Beheiry (Arabic: ماهر البحيري‎) is an Egyptian judge, and the former President of the Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt (SCC). He succeeded Farouk Sultan as President on 1 July 2012.[2] He served for a year, until 1 July 2013, when he was succeeded by Adly Mansour.[1][3] For a time during the 2013 Egyptian coup d'état, some organizations reported El-Beheiry as having been selected for the position of acting President of Egypt.[4] However, these reports were incorrect: Mansour, the current President, was selected as acting president.

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