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4 February, 2011 - 16:28 GMT
Profile: Mohamed ElBaradei23 mins
Mohamed ElBaradei is Egypt's reluctant figurehead - but the only personality so far to have emerged as someone around whom the protesters can coalesce.
The former lawyer and diplomat rose to international prominence as Head of the International Atomic Energy Authority, winning the Nobel Peace Prize along the way.
His return to Egypt last year caused a flurry of excitement among pro-democracy campaigners who saw him as the best chance of a challenge to President Hosni Mubarak.
Mr. ElBaradei has been more cautious about his own prospects - but could he now unite a fragmented opposition and ride the wave of protest to the very top?Read the full storyBROWSE BY GENRENEWS IN:More languages...Back to top
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