Fawzi, Mahmoud

Egyptian diplomat & statesman from Farouk to Sadat

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(1900-1981) (also spelled Fauzi) Egyptian diplomat and political figure. Appointed Egyptian Consul-General in Jerusalem 1942, Egyptian United Nations Representative 1947, and Ambassador to the United Kingdom 1952 by King Farouk. In late 1952 became Foreign Minister under Gamal Abdel Nasser to 1958 when the United Arab Republic (union between Egypt & Syria) was formed. He was UAR FM until its collapse in 1961, and remained FM of Egypt until 1964, then remained close advisor to Nasser on foreign affairs. Upon Nasser's death in 1970, Fawzi was appointed PM by Anwar Sadat, as a compromise civilian candidate, and served to Jan. 1972, then Vice President of Egypt until his 1974 retirement. Wrote book "Suez War" about the 1956 crisis with Israel, Britain & France over the Suez Canal. Signed 3 ¾ x 6 ½ US 5c John F. Kennedy Memorial stamp cacheted First Day Cover, postmarked “First Day of Issue”, Boston, May 29, 1964. Fawzi was Egyptian & UAR Foreign Minister during JFK’s presidency.

Condition: Very good
Type:First Day Cover






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