Anwar El Sadat - Third president of Egypt that took the country to a whole new direction of bringing power to the people. He knew there would be a good chance he would be assassinated for trying to bring peace in the region.
Gamal Abdel Nasser 1918 – 1970, second President of Egypt, 1956 - 1970. He planned the overthrow of the Egyptian monarchy. On 18 June 1953, the Egyptian monarchy was abolished and the Republic of Egypt declared, with General Naguib as its first president, after assuming power, Nasser and the "Association of Free Officers" expected to become the "guardians of the people's interests" against the monarchy and the pasha class while leaving the day-to-day tasks of government to civilians.