UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — Hosni Mubarak, former president of Egypt that served from 1981 until the Egyptian revolution of 2011, has died at the age of 91, according to local media.
According to the newspaper el-Watan, the politician died after a long struggle with the disease.
In late January, the ex-president had a tumor removed in his stomach. Mubarak was reportedly in the intensive care unit.
Hosni Mubarak ruled Egypt for 30 years from 1981 to 2011. In February 2011, after a wave of mass demonstrations, one of the main requirements of which was his departure from power, he resigned. Following this, the former Egyptian leader was arrested on charges of corruption and the death of demonstrators. Mubarak spent about six years in prison. In 2017, he was released. Mubarak lived with his family in his villa in the Cairo region of Heliopolis.
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