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