Abdul Gamal Nasser was the
greatest patriot of Egypt who dedicated his life to serve the people of
country. Col. Nasser seized power in Egypt after the revolt of 1952,
ended the monarchy of King Farouk. People of Egypt heaved a sigh of
King Farouk was a dictator. Col. Nasser took over the president-ship of
and took steps to modernize and strengthen his country.
Gamal Nasser was
born in 1918
in Egypt. From his childhood, he showed prowess and confidence in
retained his qualities even after he grew up. He became a soldier.
Nasser was a tough soldier, he was a kind and able man. During the
King Farouk, people had less liberty. Nasser felt the pain of people
tyrant regime. His deep feeling for the freedom of people and
his country, Egypt, proved inspiring for Col. Nasser and he vowed to
the charge of his country in his own hands.
under the leadership of General
Naguib, he forced King Farouk to flee from the country. Col. Nasser
the president-ship of Egypt and took his country on the path of glory.
steps to strengthen Egypt, which had to pass through difficult times.
his fourteen-year rule, Britain, France and other powerful countries
throw Nasser out of power. But he was successful in his foreign policy
measures. His enemies got an opportunity when Nasser nationalized Suez
1956, which passes through Egypt and was the lifeline between Asia and
They attacked Egypt but withdrew due to international pressure.