Mohab Mamish

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Mohab Mamish
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Born (1948-08-06) August 6, 1948 (age 68)
Allegiance  Egypt
Service/branch  Egyptian Navy
Years of service 1969–2012
Rank Vice Admiral
Commands held Commander-in-Chief of the Egyptian Navy (2007–2012)
Battles/wars Yom Kippur War

Vice Admiral Mohab Mamish (Arabic: مهاب مميش‎‎; born 6 August 1948) is the chairman of the Suez Canal Authority. He was the Commander of the Egyptian Navy from 27 September 2007 until August 2012. He was also a member of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces which governed Egypt de facto after the Egyptian Revolution of 2011.[1][2][3]


Mamish graduated from the Egyptian Naval Academy in 1969. He served as an anti-submarine specialist in the 1973 War.[1][2][3] He received a fellowship from the Nasser Military Academy in 1977.[1] He has received additional military training in the United Kingdom (1980), the United States of America (1983, 1992, 1995, 1998, 2004), the United Arab Emirates (1987–1989), China (1992), Greece (1999), and France (2002).[1][2][3]

He has received many medals, including the medal of long and Meritorious Service, of Longevity, of Duty, of the 6th of October, of the Egyptian Navy, of the 20th Anniversary of the July Revolution, of the 25th of April, of October Warriors, of Superior Service, 23 July 50th Anniversary, and the Silver Jubilee of Sinai Liberation.[1]

He is married, with two daughters.[1]