Muhammad Hosni Said Mubarak (born May 4, 1928), usually known as Hosni Mubarak, has been President of Egypt since October 14, 1981. He reached the Vice-Presidency after moving up the ranks of the Egyptian Air Force and succeeded Anwar Sadat following his assassination. He spoke out against the war on Iraq, arguing that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict should be tackled first.
- variant spellings include: Mohamed Hosni Said Mubarak, Mohammed Hosni Said Mubarak, Muhammad Hosni Said Mubarak, also with different names omitted and with occasional reordering.
- Egyptian government page -- http://www.presidency.gov.eg/html/the_president.html
- Another government page -- http://www.sis.gov.eg/egyptinf/politics/preside/html/mubarak.htm