Mahmoud Hegazy

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Mahmoud Hegazy
محمود حجازى
Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces
Assumed office
26 March 2014
President Adly Mansour (Acting)
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab
Chairman Sedki Sobhi
Preceded by Sedki Sobhi
Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces
Assumed office
26 March 2014
President Adly Mansour (Acting)
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab
Commander Sedki Sobhi
Preceded by Sedki Sobhi
Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces
Assumed office
27 March 2014
President Adly Mansour (Acting)
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab
Preceded by Sedki Sobhi
Chief of the Egyptian Military Intelligence
In office
12 August 2012 – 27 March 2014
President Mohamed Morsi
Adly Mansour (Acting)
Prime Minister Hesham Qandil
Hazem Al Beblawi (Acting)
Ibrahim Mahlab (Acting)
Preceded by Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Personal details
Born (1956-05-11) 11 May 1956 (age 59)
Religion Islam
Awards Awards and Decorations
Military service
Allegiance  Egypt
Service/branch Egyptian Army
Years of service 1977–present
Rank

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Lieutenant General
Unit Armoured Corps
Commands Main Command positions
Battles/wars Gulf War
Sinai Insurgency
2015 Egyptian military intervention in Libya
Intervention in Yemen

Mahmoud Ibrahim Mahmoud Hegazy (Arabic: محمود إبراهيم محمود حجازى‎) (born 1956) is an Egyptian Lieutenant General who was sworn in office as the Chief of Staff of the Egyptian Armed Forces on 27 March 2014. Hegazy, who graduated from the Egyptian Military Academy in 1977, served as the Chief of the Egyptian Military intelligence before his appointment as Chief of Staff.[1] His daughter Dalia is married to Hassan, the son of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.[2]

Military education[edit]

Main commands[edit]

  • Armored Battalion, commander[3]
  • Armored Brigade, Chief of staff[3]
  • Armored Brigade, commander[3]
  • Armored Division, Chief of staff[3]
  • Defense Attache, England[3]
  • Armored Division, commander[3]
  • Western Military Zone, Chief of staff[3]
  • Western Military Zone, commander[3]
  • Management and administration authority, Chief[3]
  • Military Intelligence, Chief[3]

Awards and Decorations[edit]

  • 25 April Decoration (Liberation of Sinai)[4]
  • Distinguished Service Decoration[4]
  • Military Duty Decoration, Third Class[4]
  • Military Duty Decoration, Second Class[4]
  • Military Duty Decoration, First Class[4]
  • Distinguished Tank Commanders Badge, First Class[4]
  • Longevity and Exemplary Medal[4]
  • Liberation of Kuwait Medal[4]
  • Silver Jubilee of October War Medal[4]
  • Golden Jubilee of the 23rd of July Revolution[4]
  • Silver Jubilee of the Liberation of Sinai Medal[4]
  • 25 January Revolution Medal[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mahmoud Hegazy appointed new army chief-of-staff". State Information Services. 27 March 2014. Retrieved 27 March 2014. 
  2. ^ Hani Atalla, But When?, Mada Masr, April 7, 2014.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Profile: Hegazy". Egyptian Ministry of Defense. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "About Hegazy(Arabic)". Egyptian Ministry of Defense.