El SADAT, Anwar (1918-1981). Third President of Egypt (1970-1981). Vice-President and Prime Minister of Egypt. As President he led Egypt into the Yom Kipper War of 1973. He became a hero in Egypt. He won a Noble Peace Prize making him the first Muslim Nobel Laureate. Awarded the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal. Assassinated on October 6, 1981.
Wonderful content T.L.S. as president on his official Presidential stationery dated Cairo, Sept. 24, 1980. He writes in part: “...I have received your kind message through which you expressed your admiration of my attitude towards the late Shah and members of his family.” “...express my deep thanks to you for your kind 10 dollar cheque which you were good enough to send me as a contribution on your part to establishing the Compound of Religions in Sinai.”
“It delights me very much, on this occasion, to hail your humanitarian feelings and noble sentiments as well as your highly appreciated keenness to support this project which will help deepening the correct understanding of the Heavenly Messages and serving the principles of justice, fraternity and peace.” Very boldly signed in English. In very fine condition.......$475.00