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Mubarak's rise and fall

Last modified: 2 Jun 2012 17:20

Less than 16 months after he was forced from power, Hosni Mubarak, the former Egyptian president, was sentenced to life in prison.

It is a dramatic turn of events for a man who once controlled his country with an iron fist.

Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports on Mubarak's career, and his eventual downfall.