Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub

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Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub
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Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub
6th Prime Minister of Sudan
In office
10 June 1965 – 25 July 1966
PresidentIsmail al-Azhari
Preceded bySirr Al-Khatim Al-Khalifa
Succeeded bySadiq al-Mahdi
In office
18 May 1967 – 25 May 1969
PresidentIsmail al-Azhari
Preceded bySadiq al-Mahdi
Succeeded byBabiker Awadalla
Foreign Minister of Sudan
In office
PresidentNone (Sovereignty Council)
In office
PresidentIsmail al-Azhari
Personal details
Born(1908-05-17)17 May 1908
Aldawem, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
Died23 June 1976(1976-06-23) (aged 68)
Khartoum, Sudan
Political partyNational Umma Party

Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub (Arabic: محمد أحمد المحجوب‎; 17 May 1908[1] – 23 June 1976[2]) was an author and the Foreign Minister, and then the 6th Prime Minister of Sudan. He was an important writer who has published several volumes of poetry in the Arabic language.[3]

He was born in the city of Aldewen in 1908, but then moved to Khartoum at the age of 7. Mahgoub graduated from engineering school in 1929 and in 1938 he obtained BL in law from the Gordon Memorial College. He was elected to the Parliament in 1946. Mahgoub was foreign minister between 1956 and 1958, and then again between 1964 and 1965. He was elected Prime Minister in 1965, but subsequently forced to resign. He was elected Prime Minister for the second time in 1967 and served in that position until 1969.


  1. ^ Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich Prokhorov (1982). Great Soviet encyclopedia. Macmillan.
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  3. ^ Mohamed Ahmed Mahjoob. Sudan Embassy in Canada