Mohamed ElBaradei Fast Facts | CNN


Here’s a look at life Mohamed ElBaradei, former CEO of the company IAEA And Nobel Prize winner.

Date of Birth: June 17, 1942

Place of Birth: Cairo, Egypt

Name at birth: Mohamed Mostafa ElBaradei

Father: Mostafa ElBaradei, Attorney

Mother: Aida (Khegazy) ElBaradei

Wedding: Aida (Elkachef) ElBaradei

Children: Layla and Mostafa

Education: Cairo University, Bachelor of Laws, 1962; New York University School of Law, Doctor of International Law, 1974.

1964- Starts his career in the diplomatic service of Egypt. Serves in the permanent missions of Egypt in United Nations in New York and Geneva.

1974-1978 – Special Assistant to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Egypt.

1980- Senior Fellow in charge of the International Law Program at the United Nations Institute for Training and Research.

1981-1987 – Associate Professor of International Law at New York University School of Law.

1984- Joins the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) as a legal advisor.

December 1997 – November 2009 – Director General of the IAEA.

March 7, 2003 – In a presentation on UN Security Council, ElBaradei speaks to the IAEA “To date, no evidence or plausible indication of a resurgence of the Iraqi nuclear weapons program has been found.”

October 7, 2005 – Receives the Nobel Peace Prize jointly with the IAEA for efforts “to prevent the use of nuclear energy for military purposes and to ensure that the use of nuclear energy for peaceful purposes is as safe as possible.”

February 2006 – Receives the Greatest Nile Collar, Egypt’s highest honor.

January 2011 – Participates in protests in Cairo and is under house arrest, a source told CNN.

April 26, 2011 – ElBaradei’s book “The Age of Deception: Nuclear Diplomacy in Treacherous Times” has been published.

July 14, 2013 – Sworn in as Interim Vice President of Egypt for Foreign Relations.

August 14, 2013 – Resigns as vice president of international affairs and resigns in protest of police brutality against anti-government demonstrators. He is moving to Vienna, Austria before the end of the month.