Magdi Allam

Politician

1952 –

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Who is Magdi Allam?

Magdi Cristiano Allam, is an Egyptian-born Italian journalist and politician, noted for his criticism of Islamic extremism and his articles on the relations between Western culture and the Islamic world. Allam converted from Islam to Christianity during the Vatican's 2008 Easter vigil service presided over by Pope Benedict XVI.

He also serves as a regional councillor in the Italian region of Basilicata after being elected in 2010 and a Member of the European Parliament for Italy since 2009.

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Born
Apr 22, 1952
Cairo
Spouses
Religion
  • Islam
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Education
  • University of Rome La Sapienza
Lived in
  • Cairo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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