Mustafa al- Nahhas


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(d. 1965)

Egyptian statesman and politician. Leader of the nationalist Wafd Party from 1927 on. Five-time prime minister between 1928 and 1952. Tried to negotiate Egyptian independence from Britain. Clashed with the palace over control of the government. His image suffered after he was forcibly made prime minister by the British in 1942.

Subjects: Islam — Contemporary History (Post 1945).

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