Mahgoub, Muhammad Ahmad

Mahgoub, Muhammad Ahmad

Mahgoub, Muhammad Ahmad, 1908-, Sudanese political leader. After twice serving as Sudan's minister of foreign affairs (1956-58, 1964-65), he was elected prime minister (1965) but was forced by the constituent assembly to resign in the following year. He was again elected prime minister in 1967, and in August of that year he hosted an Arab summit conference designed to coordinate strategy against Israel. Mahgoub's government was deposed (1969) in a coup led by Muhammed Jaafar al-Nimeiri and other left-wing officers. A writer, Mahgoub has published several volumes of poetry in Arabic.
Muhammad Ahmad Mahgoub (1908 — 1976) was former foreign minister, then prime minister of Sudan and an important writer who has published several volumes of poetry in the Arabic language. He was foreign minister between 1956 and 1958, and then again between 1964 and 1965. He was elected prime minister in 1965, but subsequently forced to resign. He was elected Prime Minister for the second time in 1967 and served in that position until 1969.

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