Zubair Mohamed Salih

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Zubair Mohamed Salih
الزبير محمد صالح
Zubair Mohamed Salih.jpg
Vice President of Sudan
In office
PresidentOmar al-Bashir
Preceded byAbd al-Rahman Saeed
Succeeded byAli Osman Taha
Personal details

Major General Zubair Mohamed Salih (1944 – 12 February 1998) was a Sudanese soldier and politician. Salih was the deputy of Omar al-Bashir in the military government from 1989 to 1993 and then he continued as al-Bashir's Vice President.[1]

Salih died in the 1998 Sudan Air Force crash at Nasir.[2] He was described as a crucial link between the Sudan People's Armed Forces and Dr. Hassan al-Turabi's National Islamic Front.

His name is also spelled Zubair Mohammad Salih, Zubeir Mohammed al-Saleh and Al-Zubair Mohamed Saleh.


Political offices
Preceded by
Abd al-Rahman Saeed
First Vice President of Sudan
Succeeded by
Zubair Mohamed Salih