Abdul Fattah Ismail

Abdul Fattah Ismail

Abd al-Fattah Ismail Ali Al-Jawfi (1939– 13 January 1986) (Arabic: عبد الفتاح إسماعيل علي الجوفي ʿAbd al-Fattāḥ Ismāʿīl‎) was the Chairman of the Presidium of the Supreme People's Council, head of state of South Yemen, and founder, chief ideologue, and first leader of the Yemeni Socialist Party from 21 December 1978 to 21 April 1980. He was summarily executed on 13 January 1986 along with three others, allegedly for "plotting to overthrow" Ali Nasir Muhammad's regime.

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... In April 1980, South Yemeni president Abdul Fattah Ismail resigned and went into exile ... a violent struggle began in Aden between Ali Nasir's supporters and supporters of the returned Ismail ... lasted for more than a month and resulted in thousands of casualties, Ali Nasir's ouster, and Ismail's death ...