Abdel-Halim Abu Ghazala




Age: 78


Summary: former defense minister of Egypt from 1981 to 1989 who was once touted as a possible successor to President Hosni Mubarak, and who was also a veteran of Arab-Israeli wars.



Cause of Death: Cancer


Born: January 15, 1930


Died: September 6, 2008


Location: Cairo, Egypt