Morsi's 369 days

The rule of Mohamed Morsi, who was elected in 2012 ended on Wednesday with a military coup.

Morsi's 369 days

World Bulletin / News Desk

Morsi was born in a village near the Nil Delta and studied engineering at the Cairo University and earned his Ph.D. in materials science from the University of Southern California in the U.S., his government stayed in power 1 year and 4 days, this is the chronology of the incidents in Egypt:

2012

June 30: Morsi elected as the 5th President of Egypt. It was to first free elections in the history of modern Egypt.

The first action of Morsi was to a calling back into session the dissolved parliament, also called for new parliamentary elections to be held within 60 days of the adoption of a new constitution for the country.

Against all objections the parliament convened on July 10 and elected the members of parliament who would prepare the new constitution.

Morsi gave the order to release 572 people who were arrested after protests in 2011 by the military, and reduced the sentence of 16 people from life sentence to seven years in jail.

 

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