The world leader Gamal Abdel Nasser died at the age of 52. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Egyptian president from 1956 to 1970. He tried to unify the Arab states and fought two wars against Israel, all of which made him a revered figure in Arab politics.
A colonel in the Egyptian army, he helped plan and carry out the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, overthrowing the monarchy.
His Pan-Arab politicking made him popular, but Islamists spoke out against his disregard for religion (and were arrested as a result).
How did Gamal Abdel Nasser die?
After the conclusion of the 1970 Arab League summit, Nasser suffered a heart attack and died. His funeral in Cairo drew five to six million mourners, and prompted an outpouring of grief across the Arab world.
"There is no longer a way out of our present situation except by forging a road toward our objective, violently and by force, over a sea of blood and under a horizon blazing with fire."Gamal Abdel Nasser
"I have been a conspirator for so long that I mistrust all around me."Gamal Abdel Nasser
"The genius of you Americans is that you never make clear-cut stupid moves, only complicated stupid moves which make the rest of us wonder at the possibility that we might be missing something."Gamal Abdel Nasser
"Events are not a matter of chance."Gamal Abdel Nasser
"What was taken by force, can only be restored by force."Gamal Abdel Nasser