1921 – The birth of a general of conservative proclivities who had served Sadat.
1973 – He became a hero of the Arab-Israeli war.
1975-1978 – Headed the Egyptian Intelligence Service and served as Minister of Defense and Military Production under President Anwar Sadat.
– Played a role in peace negotiations President Sadat initiated with Israel by his trip to Jerusalem.
1980-1985 – Assigned as the Foreign Minister of Egypt.
– He became the prime minister of Egypt.
1986 – General Ali became chairman of the Egyptian-Gulf Bank.
1993 – Died on March 27th. The state-owned Middle East News Agency did not give a cause of death.