Muhammad Hamid Abu al-Nasr

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Muhammad Hamid Abu al-Nasr (ar:محمد حامد أبو النصر) 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]


  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
Succeeded by
Mustafa Mashhur