Gamal Abdel Nasser

By wowaxle
  • Gamal Abdel Nasser

    Gamal Abdel Nasser
    Gamal Abdel Nasser was born on January 15, 1918 on the 18 Street in the neighborhood of channels Backus.
  • Period: to

    Gamal's life

  • Military Academy

    Nasser was sent to the Military Academy of Egypt where he concentrated more on the studies to become an army officer. During his training at the Military College, Nasser met Abdel Hakim Amer and Anwar Sadat and developed a friendship.
  • Formation of free officers

    Formation of free officers
    A few days before the second world war Gamal was posted in Sudan.Egypt did not participate in world war 2 giving Nasser and the Italian time to plot a coup tho it was never exucuted it gave Nasser the confidence to continue to plot a revolution.
  • Free Officer Movement

    Free Officer Movement
    Gamal was the former Arab Republic of Egypt. In 1945 Gamal saw the end of World War II and the beginning of the Free Officers Movement
  • Coup D'etat

    Coup D'etat
    The personnel of “Free Officers” seized control of all government buildings, media organizations and the army headquarters. The revolution was aimed at overthrowing King Farouk-I and establishment of a republic government. The coup, succeeded virtually without a fight. Nasser installed General Muhammad Naguib as President. The organization appointed Ali Maher as Prime Minister. His task would be to carry out the day-to-day tasks of the country.
  • Gamal steps down

    Gamal steps down
    Gamal was forced to step-down after he refused to support agrarian reform laws.After a few days Naguib was appointed as the new Prime Minister with full leadership.
  • Nasser as minister

    Nasser as minister
    Gamal was the official abolition of Egypt. He soon got a hold of presidentacy. The situation deteriorated, so did the relationship between Naguib and Nasser.
  • Suez Crisis

    Suez Crisis
    A major breakthrough was the removal of British Army personnel from the “Suez Canal Zone”. It happened after Nasser signed a treaty with the British government. The agreement not only scripted the end of the prolonged tensions between Egypt and Britain but also brought it closer to Britain and the United States of America. Egypt was offered an economic aid of $40 million from them. The United States also promised fifty-six million dollars, along with two-hundred million dollars through the World
  • Reaction

    Reacting to the situation announced the decision of nationalizing the Suez Canal. The proclamation provoked a strong response from the West which had major shareholdings of the Suez Canal. Soviet announced its support to Egypt. In an attempt to solve the crisis, United Nations Security Council, in October, adopted a resolution by recognizing Egypt’s right to control the canal as long as it control the canal as long as it continued to allow passage through it for foreign ships.
  • Naguib Removed

    Naguib Removed
    Nasser took advantage of the situation by removing Naguib from power and giving himself complete power.
  • Return to Power

    Return to Power
    After being kicked out of the political fort some one tried to assasinate nasser but failed.Nasser accused Naguib of establishing contacts with British military and Brotherhood. He also made people believe that the attempt to kill him was, in fact plotted by Naguib.
  • The new Charter

    The new Charter
    The government introduced a new character to introduce a new government. The new character included more power for the chair of the president. It also stated that the chief executive would be elected for a period of six years and may be re-elected.
  • New Policy

    When the Minister of the Interior was given the power for a 10-year period to arrest anybody charged with counter-revolutionary activity and to order his confinement at administrative discretion. Though the rights of free speech and free press were guaranteed under the new charter most of the Egyptian publications continued to be controlled by the government.
  • Nasser begins his presidency

    Nasser begins his presidency
    . Gamal Abdel Nasser was voted president in June of 1956 by 99.945% of the 5 million egyptians. Gamal Abdel Nasser was the only name on the ballet.
  • Suez Crisis

    Suez Crisis
    The Soviet Union issued an ultimatum to the involved countries demanding for an immediate withdrawal of forces from Egypt. The US threatened Britain of stopping it's economic assistance if it did not comply. The three forces, gradually started removing their troops and the United Nations Emergency Force was deployed. The situation became to be known as the Suez Crisis.
  • Merger

    When Syrian leaders requested that Nasser merge Syria and Egypt. The merge led to the formation of the United Arab Republic.
  • Closings

    Nasser closed the Straits of Tiran, through which Israel had gained access to Israeli shipping. The Israeli port of Eilat at the northern end of the Gulf of Aqaba was also blocked. It was Israel's only access to the Indian Ocean.
  • Six Day War

    Six Day War
    Following the plans of Israel to attack Syria broke out, Nasser looked for the equipments for war in the Sinai peninsula. He also asked the United Nations to withdraw its Emergency Force from Sinai.
  • Last Task

    Last Task
    Nasser's last tasks was to stop the mediation events of Black September in Jordan between the Government of Jordan and the Palestinian organizations in the Cairo Summit from September 26 to September 28, 1970.
  • Gamal's Death

    Gamal's Death
    After ariveing at the Cairo airport Gamal suffered a massive heartattack. Gamal was pronounced dead on September 28, 1970 at the age of 52, after 18 years in the presidency of Egypt