Hazem Salah Abu Ismail

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Birthday
16, 1961
Birthplace
Egypt
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1961 (age 59)
Birthplace
Egypt

About

Notable for his membership in the Islamic Salafi political movement, Ismail was disqualified as a candidate in the Egyptian presidential election of 2012. In 2013, he founded an Islamist political group known as The Nation Alliance.

Before Fame

He earned his law degree from Cairo University.

Trivia

He was arrested following Egypt's 2013 coup d'etat.

Family Life

He was raised in Egypt as a member of a family of the Sunni Islamic faith.

Associated With

At the conclusion of the 2012 election in which Ismail attempted to run, Freedom and Justice Party politician Mohammed Morsi was named President of Egypt.