Hassan Abu Basha



Age: 83


Summary: former interior minister of Egypt from 1982 to 1984 who was seriously injured in a 1987 assassination attempt by Islamic militants, who headed Egypt's State Security Department when late President Anwar Sadat ordered a massive nationwide crackdown on political opponents and Muslim and Christian extremists after sectarian clashes.



Cause of Death: Lung cancer


Born: December 2, 1922


Died: September 18, 2005


Location: Cairo, Egypt