Revolution Day January 25 (in lieu) in Egypt in 2023

Revolution Day January 25 (in lieu) in Egypt in 2023

  How long until Revolution Day January 25 (in lieu)?
Revolution Day January 25 (in lieu)
  Dates of Revolution Day January 25 (in lieu) in Egypt
2023 Egypt Wed, Jan 25 National Holiday (in lieu)
2022 Egypt Thu, Jan 27 National Holiday (in lieu)
2021 Egypt Thu, Jan 28 National Holiday (in lieu)
2020 Egypt Sat, Jan 25 National Holiday
2019 Egypt Thu, Jan 24 National Holiday (in lieu)

Celebrates the anniversary of Police officers resistance against the British Army in 1952 and the day of the beginning of the Egyptian revolution of 2011

When is Revolution Day January 25?

Revolution Day January 25 is a national holiday in Egypt that is observed on January 25th.

It marks the start of the revolution in 2011 that led to the resignation of General Mubarak.

The public holiday is a paid vacation for all civil servants in ministries and governmental institutions as well as the companies affiliated to the public, business and private sectors.

History of Revolution Day January 25

January 25th was an official holiday in Egypt known as Police Day, which celebrated the Egyptian police for protecting the Egyptian people when they resisted British forces in Ismailia in 1952.

The battle, which left 50 dead and over 80 officers injured, was the spark of the 1952 Egyptian revolution that expelled the British monarchy from the country.

Police Day in 2011 was the start of the revolution that lasted 18 days and led to General Hosni Mubarak being ousted as president, ending his 30-year rule of Egypt.

Related Holiday

Egypt has two Revolution Day public holidays. Revolution Day July 23 marks the anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution of 1952.

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