About Hussein Roshdy Pasha

Intro Egyptian Prime Minister
Is Politician
Diplomat
From Egypt
Type Politics
Gender male

Hussein, Pasha Roshdy (1863–1928) (Arabic: حسين رشدي باشا‎‎) was an Egyptian political figure of Turkish origin who served as Prime Minister of Egypt between 1914 and 1919. Under pressure from British authorities, Roshdy issued a “Decision of the Council of Ministers” which essentially declared war against the Central Powers in the First World War. He was later forced to resign for failing to resolve a strike by government officials demanding mandatory recognition of the Egyptian delegation by the cabinet and the withdrawal of British sentries and guards.

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