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Look back at Egypt's ousted former president Hosni Mubarak's 30 years ruling - in pictures

Former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak died in Cairo on Tuesday aged 91. He ruled the North African country from 1981 until he was forced out amid the mass protests of the Arab Spring in 2011.

Look back at Egypt's ousted former president Hosni Mubarak's 30 years ruling - in pictures

May 4, 1928: Born in the village of Menufiyah in the Nile Delta. Image: AFP

Look back at Egypt's ousted former president Hosni Mubarak's 30 years ruling - in pictures

1950: Undergoes military studies before joining the air force. Image: AFP

Look back at Egypt's ousted former president Hosni Mubarak's 30 years ruling - in pictures

1972: Chief of staff of the air force, serving also as minister of military affairs. Image: AFP

Look back at Egypt's ousted former president Hosni Mubarak's 30 years ruling - in pictures

April 1975: Named Egyptian vice president. Image: AFP

Look back at Egypt's ousted former president Hosni Mubarak's 30 years ruling - in pictures

1978: Becomes vice president of the ruling National Democratic Party (NDP). Image: AFP

Look back at Egypt's ousted former president Hosni Mubarak's 30 years ruling - in pictures

October 1981: Succeeds President Anwar Sadat, who is assassinated on October 6 in Cairo by jihadists. Image: AFP

Look back at Egypt's ousted former president Hosni Mubarak's 30 years ruling - in pictures

February 11, 2011: After 30 years in power, is forced to stand down following an 18-day revolt as Arab Spring protests sweep the region. Image: AFP

Look back at Egypt's ousted former president Hosni Mubarak's 30 years ruling - in pictures

June 2012: Sentenced to life in prison over the deaths of protesters. A retrial is ordered. Image: AFP

Look back at Egypt's ousted former president Hosni Mubarak's 30 years ruling - in pictures

January 2016: The appeals court confirms a three-year prison sentence for Mubarak and his two sons, Alaa and Gamal, for corruption. Image: AFP

Look back at Egypt's ousted former president Hosni Mubarak's 30 years ruling - in pictures

March 2017: Mubarak acquitted by appeals court over the deaths of protesters and freed from a Cairo military hospital where he has spent much of his detention since 2011. Image: AFP

Look back at Egypt's ousted former president Hosni Mubarak's 30 years ruling - in pictures

February 25, 2020: Mubarak dies in Cairo military hospital. Image: AFP