Egypt’s former military ruler Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi has died aged 85, Egypt’s presidency said.
Since the 19th century, Egypt’s army has played an outsized role in governing the country and continues to do so.
Egyptians remember the 18 days of protests that removed the recently deceased leader from power in 2011.
Former President Hosni Mubarak, who died on February 25 in a Cairo military hospital, ruled Egypt for nearly 30 years.
Egypt buries its former president on Wednesday after a military funeral in the capital Cairo.
Nonagenarian leader ruled over the Arab world’s most popular country for 30 years before being toppled in 2011.
A look at some of the key moments in the life of the man who ruled Egypt for almost 30 years.
From corruption and brutality to military heroism , Mubarak leaves behind a complicated legacy.
Egypt’s first freely elected president, Morsi, faces charges related to a 2011 prison breakout.
Court’s rejection of their appeals blocks a potential political challenge to current President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
Two sons of the former Egyptian president are among several men held in a corruption investigation.