Khaled Mohieddin, one of the last surviving members of the "Free Officers" who seized power in Egypt from the monarchy in 1952 speaks during an interview in this July 14, 2002 picture. REUTERS/Aladin Abdel Naby
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The last member of the military council that ruled Egypt after army officers overthrew the monarchy more than six decades ago died Sunday, a member of his National Progressive Unionist Party said.Mohieddin was one of the military leaders of the Free Officers Movement, led by Egypt's Arab nationalist leader Gamal Abdel-Nasser.Mohieddin was the last surviving member of the Revolutionary Command Council, a 14-member executive body that was set up to run Egypt until 1956 when its head, Gamal Abdel-Nasser, was elected president.
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