Liberalism in Egypt

Liberalism in Egypt or Egyptian liberalism is a political ideology that traces its beginnings to the 19th century.

Introduction

The Liberal Party ("Hizb el-Ahrar"), the Tomorrow Party ("Hisb el-Ghad") and the New Delegation Party ("Hizb el-Wafd el-Gedid") are some of the contemporary Egyptian liberal parties. The latest liberal party that came to prominence, "Hizb El Ghad", was founded in November 2004.

The timeline

Liberal leaders

*Umma: Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed
*Wafd: Saad Zaghlul Pasha - Mustafa el-Nahhas Pasha
*Ghad: Ayman Nour

See also

*Politics of Egypt
*List of political parties in Egypt


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