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Nasser's: The largest funeral in Egyptian history


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Millions bid farewell to late Egyptian president Gamal Abdel Nasser, 1 October 1970 (Source: Nasser Family Archive)
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Egyptians crowd on top of telegraph poles in Cairo on 1 October 1970 for a grandstand view of late president Gamal Abdel Nasser’s funeral procession (Photo: AP)
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Praying at the Nasser Mosque in Cairo for the late president Gamal Abdel Nasser on 2 October 1970. Pictured in the front row (from the left): Libyan Head of State Moammer Gadhafi, Egyptian Provisional President Anwar El Sadat, Sudanese Head of State Gaafar Nimeiry, Algerian President Houari Boumediene, Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat, Supreme Executive Committee of Arab Socialist Union member Hussein El Shafey, and Al Azhar University Rector Sheikh Mohammed Faham. In the second row are two of Nasser's sons: Abdel Hakim (right) and Khalid Abdel Nasser (left). (Photo: AP)
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Drawn on a gun carriage, the flag-covered coffin of President Abdel Gamal Nasser passes through dense crowds in Cairo on 1 October 1970 (Photo: AP)
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Millions mourn the death of late president Gamal Abdel-Nasser, 1 October 1970 (Photo: Al-Ahram Archive)
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Women mourn the death of late president Gamal Abdel-Nasser, 1 October 1970 (Source: Biblotheque Alexandria, Nasser Collection)
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Women march carrying banner bidding the late president Gamal Abdel-Nasser well, 1 October 1970 (Source: Biblotheque Alexandria, Nasser Collection)
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On the 43rd anniversary of Gamal Abdel-Nasser's death, Ahram Online looks back at one of the largest funerals in Egyptian history

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Sami
30-09-2013 10:03pm
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Nasser the man who destroyed Egypt
Nasser the man who destroyed Egypt.
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john
29-09-2013 09:38am
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ignorents and elitrate nation dont know any real things ,like play bool every player hit ..they need education ..now international player al baradie become men of the match .
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