Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Dies at 91

Via Egypt Today: Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak died on Tuesday at the age of 91.
Mubarak ruled Egypt for 30 years before he was forced to step down on Feb. 11, 2011.
Before becoming president, Mubarak served as commander of the Egyptian Air Force during the October War in 1973.
He assumed the presidency following the assassination of former President Anwar Sadat, whom he served as vice-president.
Due to his stance against Islamists and his close ties with the U.S., Mubarak was subject to several assassination attempts.

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