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Everything We Know About The Guy Who Was Promoted To President Of Egypt After Two Days On The Job

Update: Adli Mansour was sworn in Thursday as the acting head of state.

Amr Abdallah Dalsh / Reuters

“I offer my greetings to the revolutionary people of Egypt,” Mansour said Thursday.

2. Adly Mansour is Egypt’s Chief Justice of the High Constitutional Court.


Egypt Independent

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Supreme Constitutional Court deputy chief justice Adly Mansour is president of Egypt


Al Arabiya Channel

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من هو الرئdaس المكلف بإbfارة شؤون #مصر

4. Mansour started at his position on July 1st.

Amr Nabil / AP

5. He was appointed by newly deposed President Mohamed Morsi.

Handout / Reuters

6. Supreme Constitutional Court of Egypt is the highest judicial power in Egypt.

Handout / Reuters

7. He is 67 years old.

Adly Mansour the sixth president of Egypt: Born 23rd of Dec 1945. Married (1son Ahmed, 2 daugters Yasmine and Passant)

— AmrGunner1 (@Amr M Hussein)

Amr M Hussein

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Adly Mansour the sixth president of Egypt: Born 23rd of Dec 1945. Married (1son Ahmed, 2 daugters Yasmine and Passant)

8. This might be his Facebook and if it is, he has 15 friends.

9. And according to Wikipedia, he is an absolute boss.

10. …And Batman. And Ironman.

Updated Adly #Mansour Wikipedia page. He is now both Batman and Ironman. #egypt

— MarwaFarag (@مروة فرbc)

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@MarwaFarag

Updated Adly #Mansour Wikipedia page. He is now both Batman and Ironman. #egypt

11. Mansour will serve as Egypt’s interim leader until a new president is elected. A date for that vote has yet to be set.

CORRECTION: An earlier version of this article mislabeled a photo as Adly Mansour and misstated Mansour’s age.

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