Muhammad Hosni Sayyid Mubarak was appointed vice president in 1975, and assumed the Presidency on October 14, 1981, following the assassination of President Anwar El Sadat. He is the longest-serving Egyptian ruler since Muhammad Ali Pasha. Before he entered politics Mubarak was a career officer in the Egyptian Air Force, serving as its commander from 1972 to 1975.
On January 25th 2011 the Egyptian people had had enough of him and started 18 days of protests until on February 11th 2011 Hosni Mubarak resigned as President of Egypt. Starting wild celebration across Egypt, of which you will see images on TotallyCoolPix soon.

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01. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak gives a speech at Cairo's Police Academy in this January 24, 1985 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

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02. U.S. President Barack Obama (R) meets with Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington in this September 1, 2010 file photograph. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Jason Reed/Files

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03. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) laughs with U.S. President Bill Clinton during a joint press statement at the White House in this July 1,1999 file photograph. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Larry Downing/Files

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04. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (C) hosts a three-way handshake between himself, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak (R) and Palestinian President Yasser Arafat at the close of the statement Mubarak issued at their three-way summit in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh in this March 9, 2000 file photograph. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Handout/Files

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05. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak shakes hands with U.S. President Clinton (R) after they and other leaders from the Middle East signed the Israel-PLO accord in a White House ceremony in this September 28, 1995 file photograph. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/Files

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06. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (R) and U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz embrace before starting their talks on middle east peace moves and the Gulf war in Cairo, Egypt in this October 19, 1989 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Aladin Abdel Naby/Files

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07. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (C) listens to a question as Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (L) and US. Secretary of State Warren Christopher look on during a news conference in Cairo in this June 9, 1995 file photograph. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/David Silverman/Files

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08. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and U.S. President Ronald Reagan pose for photographers in the White House Oval Office in this January 28, 1988 file photograph. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Stelios Varias/Files

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09. Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak greets Military Commanders of the Armed Forces in Cairo, Egypt in this October 6, 1989 file photo after laying a wreath on the tomb of the unknown soldier. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Aladin Abdel Naby/Files

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10. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is greeted by U.S. President George W. Bush (R) in the Oval Office of the White House in this April 2, 2001 file photograph. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Win McNamee/Files

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11. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak shakes hands with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak (L) during a meeting at the presidential palace in Cairo in this June 21, 2009 file photograph. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih/Files

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12. Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak (L) meets Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi at the Egyptian border city of Mersa Matrouh in this October 16, 1989 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. BLACK AND WHITE ONLY. REUTERS/Frederic Neema/Files

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13. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) and his wife Suzanne Mubarak (R) pose with President Ronald Reagan and first lady Nancy Reagan before a state dinner in honor of Mubarak at the White House in this January 28, 1988 file photograph. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Stelios Varias/Files

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14. Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak (R) meets with U.S. Vice-President George Bush at the Presidential Palace in Cairo in this August 3, 1986 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Jim Hollander

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15. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak gestures (R) as he and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sit down for talks in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh in this May 27, 1997 file photograph. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Jim Hollander/Files

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16. Egyptian President Hosni Murbarak tells the United Nations General Assembly that the conditions now favor a Palestinian Israeli dialogue without any preconditions, predicated on exchanging land for peace and the rights of the Palestinian's in New York in this September 29, 1989 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine

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17. U.S. Defence Secretary Caspar Weinberger (L) speaks with Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak during a one-hour meeting at the Presidential Palace in Cairo in this September 28, 1987 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Aladin Abdel Naby/Files

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18. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) and South Africa's leading anti-apartheid Churchman Desmond Tutu meet in Cairo, Egypt in this October 24, 1989 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Aladin/Files

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19. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) meets with Israeli Prime Minister Shimon Peres at Ras El-Tinn palace in Alexandria, Egypt in this September 11, 1986 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Khaled Abu Sief/Files

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20. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak looks at U.S. civil rights activist Reverend Jesse Jackson while greeting him at the start of a meeting in Cairo in this July 7, 1989 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. BLACK AND WHITE ONLY. REUTERS/Cheryl Hatch

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21. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (R) meets with U.S. Senator Gary Hart, contender for the 1988 Democratic party presidential nomination, to review Middle East peace moves in Cairo in this July 5, 1986 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Khaled/Files

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22. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (C), flanked by his Defense Minister Field Marshall Abdel-Halim Abu Ghazala (L) and Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Ibrahim Orabi (R), visits the tomb of the Unknown Soldier in this April 24, 1986 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Khaled Abu Seif/Files

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23. U.S. President Ronald Reagan and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak pose for photographers in the White House Oval Office in this January 28, 1988 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Stelios Varias/Files

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24. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) shakes hands with French President Francois Mitterand at Elysee Palace in Paris in this July 17, 1986 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. In centre is an unidentified interpreter. REUTERS/William Stevens/Files

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25. King Hussein of Jordan (L) and President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt meet in Cairo to coordinate positions ahead of separate visits to Washington later this month to discuss Middle East Peace prospects in this September 14, 1985 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Mona Sharaf/Files

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26. British Prime Minister John Major (L) and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak listen to reporters during a news conference at the Presidential Palace in Cairo in this October 24, 1992 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Stringer/Files

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27. Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak (L) greets Israeli President Chaim Herzog during a bilateral meeting while both are in Tokyo to attend the funeral of Emperor Hirohito in this February 23, 1989 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Denis Gray/Files

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28. Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak shakes hands with Israeli counterpart Shimon Peres during a meeting at the presidential palace in Cairo in this August 1, 2010 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Files

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29. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) laughs as he welcomes Libyan Leader Muammar Gaddafi (R) on his arrival at the presidential palace in Cairo in this July 21, 2002 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Aladin Abdel Naby/Files

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30. Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak (L) answers a question while Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair looks on during a news conference at 10 Downing Street, London, in this June 5, 2002 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Adrian Dennis/Pool/Files

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31. U.S. President Bill Clinton (R), Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin (L), Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (2nd L) and Jordan's King Hussein all adjust their ties as PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat (far R) looks on, in this September 28,1995 file photo as the leaders prepare to exit the White House on the occasion of the signing of the Israeli - Palestinian Interim Agreement on the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Handout/Files

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32. France's President Nicolas Sarkozy (L) greets Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as he arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris in this July 5, 2010 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer/Files

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33. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) applauds as Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi smiles during the Milano Med Forum 2009 in downtown Milan in this July 20, 2009 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Alessandro Garofalo/Files

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34. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) and Pope John Paul II stand at attention during the playing of National Anthems at Cairo Airport in this February 24, 2000 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Pool/Files

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35. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, (C), listens to French First Lady Bernadette Chirac while French President Jacques Chirac looks on during their dinner at the Elysee Palace in Paris in this May 18, 1998 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Pool/Files

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36. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (R) talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as they meet at the presidential palace in Cairo, in this August 12, 2010 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih/Files

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37. Lebanon's Parliament majority leader Saad al-Hariri (L) talks with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at the presidential palace in Cairo, in this June 23, 2009 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Asmaa Waguih/Files

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38. Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi (R) and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak meet before a private meeting at Palazzo Chigi in Rome in this March 9, 2006 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Max Rossi

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39. Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak (R) talks to his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev during their meeting at the presidential palace in Cairo, in this June 23, 2009 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/RIA Novosti/Kremlin/Dmitry Astakhov/Files

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40. Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel react as they address a news conference following their talks at the chancellery in Berlin, in this April 23, 2008 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch/Files

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41. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (L) meets with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak at a hotel in Washington in this August 17, 2009 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/Files

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42. Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva (L) listens to Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on his arrival to Egypt in this December 8, 2003 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Aladin Abdel Naby/Files

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43. U.S. President George W. Bush looks toward Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as he speaks to the media in the White House following their meeting in this March 5, 2002 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

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44. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and U.S. President Clinton walk down the Colonnade prior to their joint press conference in the White House in this October 25, 1993 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Stephen Jaffe/Files

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45. (L-R) Palestinian President Yasser Arafat, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, Spanish Prime Minister Jose Maria Aznar and Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres laugh during the Euro-Mediterranean forum in the resort of Formentor on the Spanish island of Majorca in this November 2, 2001 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Dani Cardona/Files

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46. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak (L) is escorted by Tunisian President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali upon his arrival in Tunis in this October 30, 2002 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Mohamed Hammi/Files

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47. Egypt's President Hosni Mubarak waves during the opening session of the annual conference of the National Democratic Party (NDP) in Cairo in this October 31, 2009 file photo. Egypt's Vice President Omar Suleiman said on February 11, 2011 that Mubarak had bowed to pressure from the street and had resigned, handing power to the army, he said in a televised statement. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh/Files