Sudanese politician who served as the Prime Minister of Sudan from 1954 until 1956 and as President of Sudan from 1964 until 1969. He was ousted from power in a military coup d'état.
He studied Mathematics at the American University in Beirut and graduated in 1930.
He sought unity with Egypt in the post-colonial period.
His father was a religious notable.
He was a politician much like Joseph Kabila.