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    Abdul Khalek Hassouna (1952–1972)

    Born in Cairo, in 1925 Hassouna obtained a master's degree in economics and political science from the University of Cambridge. He was a member of the first mission sent abroad by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He worked at the Egyptian embassies in Berlin, Rome, Prague and Stockholm.

    Hassouna served as mayor of Alexandria from 1942 to 1948, during which time the University of Alexandria was completed. He served as social affairs minister between 1949 and 1950 and then Minister of education and foreign affairs.

    He succeeded Abdul Rahman Hassan Azzam at the Arab League in 1952 and served for the next 20 years. He was succeeded by Mahmoud Riad in 1972.

    Source: Wikipedia

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