List of Speakers of the House of Representatives (Egypt)

The Speaker of the House of Representatives of Egypt is the presiding officer of that body. From the creation of the Shura Council in 1980 until its abolition in 2014, the House of Representatives was the lower house of the Parliament of Egypt.

List of officeholdersEdit

No. Name Portrait Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
National Assembly
1   Abdel Latif Boghdadi 22 July 1957 4 July 1958
(resigned)
347 days Military / Liberation Rally
Vacant (4 July 1958–21 July 1960)
2   Anwar Sadat 21 July 1960 20 January 1969 8 years,

182 days

National Union
(until December 1962)
(2) Arab Socialist Union
3   Dr. Mohamed Labib Skokeir 20 January 1969 14 May 1971 2 years,

115 days

Arab Socialist Union
People's Assembly of Egypt
4   Hafiz Badawi 14 May 1971 22 October 1974 3 years,

160 dayd

Arab Socialist Union
5   Sayed Marey 22 October 1974 3 November 1978 4 years,

12 days

Arab Socialist Union
(until 2 October 1978)
(5) National Democratic Party
6   Sufi Abu Taleb 3 November 1978 4 November 1983 5 years,

1 day

National Democratic Party
7   Mohamed Kamel Leilah 4 November 1983 22 June 1984 231 days National Democratic Party
8   Rifaat el-Mahgoub 22 June 1984 12 October 1990
(assassinated)
6 years,

111 days

National Democratic Party
Vacant (12 October 1990–13 December 1990)
9   Ahmad Fathi Sorour 13 December 1990 13 February 2011
(deposed)
20 years,

60 days

National Democratic Party
Vacant (13 February 2011–23 January 2012)
10   Saad El-Katatni 23 January 2012 22 September 2012
(dissolved)
243 days Freedom and Justice Party
Vacant (22 September 2012–10 January 2016)
House of Representatives
11   Ali Abdel Aal 10 January 2016 10 January 2021 5 years For the Love of Egypt
12 Hanafy El Gebaly 12 January 2021 Incumbent 35 days Independent

SourcesEdit

  • Official website of the People's Assembly of Egypt