Ashraf Marwan


May 21, 2022

Ashraf Marwan (Cairo, February 2, 1944-London, June 27, 2007) was a successful Egyptian businessman, Ashraf Abu Al-Wafa Marwan was born in 1944, an Egyptian businessman, the husband of Mona Gamal Abdel Nasser, the daughter of former Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser. He died on June 27, 2007, after what fell from the balcony of his house in London.

His life

Marwan was born in 1944 to a father who was a senior officer in the Egyptian army, Major General Abu Al-Wafa Marwan, who took over the management of the chemical warfare weapon before he retired and took over the Egypt Duty Free Company.. Ashraf obtained a Bachelor of Science from Cairo University in 1965, and a Ph.D. in the same specialty From the University of London in 1974, and he joined the armed forces from 1965, working in the central laboratories of the armed forces, and then an assistant to Gamal Abdel Nasser. In 1970, he became the political and security advisor to the late President Anwar Sadat after the death of Abdel Nasser. He headed the Arab Organization for Industrialization between 1974 and 1979, and lived in London, Britain, after retiring as a businessman and died there on June 27, 2007.

Books about Ashraf Marwan

(Agent Babel) The story of the rise and fall of Ashraf Marawan by Amr Al-Laithi, Dar Al-Shorouk, published in 2009. (The Spy Who Fell to Earth) was written by Ahron Bregman, and published in 2016 by books about his relationship with Ashraf Marwan. The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel by Uri Bar-Joseph. (Ashraf Marwan, the Mossad conqueror) written by Hisham Khader, published in 2007. (Ashraf Marwan: Truth and Fiction) Written by Muhammad Tharwat in 2007. (Secrets of the assassination of Ashraf Marwan) written by Mahmoud Fawzy in 2007. (Who Killed Ashraf Marwan) Written by Essam Abdel-Fattah, Jazirat Al-Ward Library, 2007. (Agent Babel, the man who shook the throne of the Mossad), written by Essam Abdel-Fattah, Arab Book House, 2008.


(The Angel) is currently showing an Israeli-American film produced by Netflix in 2018. The film is based on Uri Bar-Joseph’s best-selling novel “The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel.”