Mahmoud El Nokrashy Pasha
|Mahmoud El Nokrashy Pasha|
|27th Prime Minister of Egypt|
9 December 1946 – 28 December 1948
|Preceded by||Ismail Sedki Pasha|
|Succeeded by||Ibrahim Abdel Hadi Pasha|
26 February 1945 – 17 February 1946
|Preceded by||Ahmad Mahir Pasha|
|Succeeded by||Ismail Sedki Pasha|
|Born||26 April 1888|
|Died||28 December 1948 (aged 60)|
Mahmoud Fahmy Elnokrashy Pasha (April 26, 1888 - December 28, 1948) (Arabic: محمود فهمى النقراشى باشا, IPA: [mæħˈmuːd ˈfæhmi (e)nnoʔˈɾˤɑːʃi ˈbæːʃæ]) was an Egyptian political figure. He was the second prime minister of the Kingdom of Egypt.
Nokrashy Pasha was a member of the Saadist Institutional Party (SIP) which supported a liberal monarchist programme. He was also a member of the secret apparatus of the Wafd Party, Egypt's then main nationalist party.
Nokrashy Pasha served as the prime minister of Egypt twice. His first term was from 1945 to 1946, and the second from 1946 to 1948. In 1948, Nokrashy Pasha became very concerned with the assertiveness and popularity of the Muslim Brotherhood. Rumours of a Brotherhood coup against the monarchy and government had appeared. Shortly after these rumours, he outlawed the Brotherhood in December 1948, leading to his assassination. In addition, the assets of the group were seized and many of its members incarcerated.
Less than three weeks after these activities against the Brotherhood, Nokrashy Pasha was assassinated by Abdel Meguid Ahmed Hassan who was a veterinary student at the University of King Fouad I and a member of the Brotherhood on 28 December 1948 at 10:00 am. He was killed in the main building of the Ministry of Interior by Hassan who was wearing the uniform of a lieutenant. Hassan shot him twice. His assassination in turn led to the assassination of Hasan Al Banna on 12 February 1949, a month and a half later, though Banna had condemned the assassination as a terrorist act incompatible with Islam.
The assassin was arrested after the murder, and confessed that he was a member of the Brotherhood. He reported that he killed Nokrashy Pasha due to his reaction to the group and his orders to dissolve the group. He was hanged after the trial and three men who had helped him were sentenced to penal servitude for life.
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Ahmed Maher Pasha
| Prime Minister of Egypt
Ismail Sedky Pasha
Ismail Sedky Pasha
| Prime Minister of Egypt
Ibrahim Abdel Hady Pasha