Mohammed Morsi, Former President of Egypt, Dead at 67

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Published on June 17, 2019 - Duration: 01:14s

Mohammed Morsi, Former President of Egypt, Dead at 67

Mohammed Morsi, Former President of Egypt, Dead at 67 His death was confirmed by state media, who says that he fainted while in a courtroom.

He was then charged with various crimes, including espionage, which he was in court for.

His downfall came just a year after taking office.

During his year as president, Morsi received heavy criticism for his economic decisions.

He was also accused of letting Islamists take over politics in the country.

Eventually, mass protests led to Egypt's constitution being shelved by the army.

A temporary government was then installed before new elections were eventually held.

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