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2. Mohammed Morsi (1951-): the pious academic with humble origins

Mohammed Morsi’s official biography on his campaign website for Egypt’s 2012 presidential election stresses his humble origins and his academic achievements, while Morsi himself stresses during his campaign rallies more his conservative and Islamic background. Mohammed Morsi, full name doctor engineer Mohammed Mohammed Morsi ‘Isa al-‘Ayat, was born on 8 August 1951 in the small … Continue reading