Former President of Egypt, Hosni Mubarak has been pronounced dead.

Mubarak, who ruled for 30 years until a deadly takeover died in a Cairo hospital at aged 91, Mirror Uk reports.

Mubarak was ousted from office as the president and imprisoned in 2011 following mass protests which lasted for 18 days against his autocratic rule during Arab Spring

The deceased faced trial for six years for a litany of cases ranging from corruption to the killing of 239 protesters in demonstrations against his autocratic rule.

He was cleared of murder charges against him in 2017 and freed.

Mubarak became president after Islamic extremists assassinated his predecessor Anwar Sadat.