Muhammad Hamid Abu al-Nasr

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Muhammad Hamid Abu al-Nasr
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4th Leader of the Muslim Brotherhood
In office
1986–1996
Preceded by Umar al-Tilmisani
Succeeded by Mustafa Mashhur
Personal details
Born (1913-03-25)March 25, 1913
Manfalut, Khedivate of Egypt
Died January 20, 1996(1996-01-20) (aged 82)
Cairo, Egypt
Political party Muslim Brotherhood

Muhammad Hamid Abu al-Nasr (Arabic: محمد حامد أبو النصر‎, 1913 – 1996) was the fourth General Guide (Murshid al-'am) of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. A controversial choice to lead the group after the 1986 death of longtime General Guide 'Umar al-Tilmisani, al-Nasr was opposed by a large faction backing other candidates such as Salah Shadi or Husayn Kamal al-Din, but was installed as Murshid by Mustafa Mashhur, who succeeded him soon after.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Springborg, Robert (1989). Mubarak's Egypt: Fragmentation of the Political Order. Boulder: Westview Press. p. 235. ISBN 0-8133-7643-2. 
Religious titles
Preceded by
Umar al-Tilmisani
General Guide of the Muslim Brotherhood
1986–1996
Succeeded by
Mustafa Mashhur