Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub

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Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub
Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub
Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub
Born 17 May 1908 (1908-05-17)
Aldewem
Died 1976 (1977) (aged 67)
Khartoum, Sudan
Occupation Sudanese Prime Minister

Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub (Arabic: محمد أحمد المحجوب‎‎; 17 May 1908[1] – 17 May 1976) 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.[2]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aleksandr Mikhaĭlovich Prokhorov (1982). Great Soviet encyclopedia. Macmillan. 
  2. ^ Mohamed Ahmed Mahjoob. Sudan Embassy in Canada
Political offices
Preceded by
Position created
Foreign Minister of Sudan
1956-1958
Succeeded by
Sayed Ahmad Keir
Preceded by
Sayed Ahmad Keir
Foreign Minister of Sudan
1964-1965
Succeeded by
Muhammad Ibrahim Khalil