Anwar Sadat

Anwar Sadat

Born: December 25, 1918

Died: October 6, 1981

Nationality: Egyptian

Occupation: Statesman

Biography: Anwar El Sadat was the third President of Egypt, serving from 15 October 1970 until his assassination by fundamentalist army officers on 6 October 1981. In his eleven years as president, he changed Egypt's direction, departing from some of the economic and political principles of Nasserism by re-instituting the multi-party system and launching the Infitah economic policy.

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