Hisham Barakat


Age: 64

Summary: Egyptian public prosecutor who was responsible for thousands of controversial prosecutions, including several widely deemed as politically motivated resulting in death sentences for hundreds of Muslim Brotherhood members and supporters of deposed Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi during his term as state prosecutor from 2003 to 2015.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a car bombing

Born: November 21, 1950

Died: June 29, 2015

Cairo, Egypt