LakeNasser A lake of southeast Egypt and north Sudan. It had been created inside sixties by the building of this Aswan High Dam from the Nile lake. The increasing seas associated with lake submerged many historic websites.
Nasser, Gamal Abdel 1918-1970. Egyptian army officer and politician who served as prime minister (1954-1956) and president (1956-1958) of Egypt so that as president for the United Arab Republic (1958-1970). His nationalization for the Suez Canal precipitated a global crisis (1956).