Famous People Born In Alexandria

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 1 
Cleopatra
(Queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt (51 - 30 BC))
Cleopatra
93
Birthdate: 0069 BC
Died: July 31, 0030
 2 
Hypatia
(Mathematician, Astronomer and Philosopher)
Hypatia
16
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: 0350 AD
Died: February 29, 0415
 3 
Mohamed Al-Fayed
(Egyptian Businessman and Owner of 'Hôtel Ritz Paris')
Mohamed Al-Fayed
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 27, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 4 
Dodi Fayed
(Egyptian Film Producer and Romantic Partner of Diana, Princess of Wales)
Dodi Fayed
26
Birthdate: April 17, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 31, 1997
 5 
Omar Sharif
15
Birthdate: April 10, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 10, 2015
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 6 
Rudolf Hess
(Deputy Führer)
Rudolf Hess
19
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 26, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 17, 1987
 7 
Eli Cohen
(Egyptian-born Israeli Spy)
Eli Cohen
9
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 26, 1924
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 18, 1965
 8 
Caesarion
(Pharaoh)
Caesarion
5
Birthdate: June 23, 0047
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 23, 0030
 9 
Origen
(Christian Scholar, Ascetic and Theologian)
Origen
3
Birthdate: 0185 AD
Died: 0253 AD
 10 
Demis Roussos
(Singer Known for His Solo Hits in the 1970s and 80s, Including 'Forever and Ever', 'Goodbye')
Demis Roussos
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 15, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 25, 2015
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 11 
Eric Hobsbawm
(Historian)
Eric Hobsbawm
3
Birthdate: June 9, 1917
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 1, 2012
 12 
Zeeko Zaki
(Role portraying Special Agent Omar Adom 'O. A.' Zidan on Dick Wolf's FBI)
Zeeko Zaki
1
Birthdate: January 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
Fawzia Fuad of Egypt
4
Birthdate: November 5, 1921
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 2, 2013
 14 
Philo
(Jewish Philosopher Who Lived in Alexandria)
Philo
0
Birthdate: 0020 BC
Died: 0050 BC
 15 
André Aciman
(Italian-American Writer and Professor)
André Aciman
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 2, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 16 
Appian
(Greek Historian)
Appian
1
Birthdate: 0095 AD
Died: 0165 AD
 17 
Cleopatra Selene II
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0040 AD
Died: 0005 AD
 18 
Gamal Abdel Nasser
(Political Leader of Egypt)
Gamal Abdel Nasser
16
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 15, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 28, 1970
 19 
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
(Italian Poet, Founder of the 'Futurist Movement' and Author of the First 'Futurist Manifesto')
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
0
Birthdate: December 22, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 2, 1944
 20 
Cyril of Alexandria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0376 AD
Died: 0444 AD
Ptolemy II Philadelphus
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 0309 BC
Died: 0246 AD
 22 
Constantine P. Cavafy
(Greek Poet, Journalist and Civil Servant )
Constantine P. Cavafy
2
Birthdate: April 29, 1863
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 29, 1933
 23 
Abdel Nader
(Basketball player)
Abdel Nader
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 24 
Hassan Fathy
(Architect)
Hassan Fathy
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: March 23, 1900
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 30, 1989
 25 
Haim Saban
(Investor and Founder of Saban Entertainment Which Produced the X-Men and Power Rangers)
Haim Saban
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: October 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Libra
 26 
Diophantus
(Former mathematician, famous for his work in algebra)
Diophantus
0
Listed In: Scientists
 27 
Apollos
(Saint)
Apollos
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
 28 
Arsinoe IV
(Queen of Egypt)
Arsinoe IV
0
Birthdate: 0068 BC
Died: 0041 BC
 29 
Alex Proyas
(Australian Filmmaker Known for His Futuristic Films)
Alex Proyas
1
Birthdate: September 23, 1963
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 30 
Alaa Abdelnaby
(Basketball player)
Alaa Abdelnaby
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 24, 1968
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'10" (208 cm)
 31 
Abu Hamza al-Masri
(Civil engineer, Engineer, Preacher)
Abu Hamza al-Masri
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 15, 1958
Sun Sign: Aries
Ptolemy VIII Physcon
0
Birthdate: 0184 AD
Died: June 28, 0116
 33 
Abbas II of Egypt
0
Birthdate: July 14, 1874
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 19, 1944
 34 
Athanasius of Alexandria
(Egyptian Theologian, Statesman and National Leader)
Athanasius of Alexandria
1
Birthdate: 0296 AD
Died: May 2, 0373
 35 
Georges Moustaki
(Singer-songwriter)
Georges Moustaki
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 3, 1934
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 23, 2013
 36 
Apollonius of Rhodes
(Ancient Greek Writer Best Remembered for His Epic Poem 'The Argonautica')
Apollonius of Rhodes
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0295 BC
 37 
Robert Bauval
(Author and lecturer, perhaps best known for the fringe Orion Correlation Theory regarding the Giza pyramid complex)
Robert Bauval
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 5, 1948
Sun Sign: Pisces
 38 
Youssef Chahine
(Film Director)
Youssef Chahine
0
Birthdate: January 25, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 27, 2008
 39 
Basilides
(Teacher)
Basilides
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Died: 0140 AD
 40 
Ctesibius of Alexandria
(Inventor, Mathematician)
Ctesibius of Alexandria
0
Birthdate: 0285 BC
Died: 0222 BC
 41 
Amr Warda
(Egyptian footballer)
Amr Warda
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 17, 1993
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 42 
Pappus of Alexandria
(Mathematician of antiquity, known for his Synagoge or Collection, and for Pappus's hexagon theorem in projective geometry)
Pappus of Alexandria
0
Listed In: Scientists
Died: 0350 AD
 43 
Berenice IV
(Queen of Egypt)
Berenice IV
0
Birthdate: 0077 BC
Died: 0055 BC
 44 
Giuseppe Ungaretti
(Italian Modernist Poet, Academic & Author)
Giuseppe Ungaretti
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 8, 1888
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 2, 1970
 45 
Gaius Julius Hyginus
(Latin Author Who Was Active During 1st Century BC)
Gaius Julius Hyginus
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 0064 BC
Died: 0017 AD
 46 
Tawfīq al-Ḥakīm
(Egyptian Visionary and Writer)
Tawfīq al-Ḥakīm
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 9, 1898
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: July 26, 1987
 47 
John Philoponus
0
Birthdate: 0490 AD
Died: 0570 AD
 48 
Gaby Aghion
(French Fashion Designer and the Founder of the French Fashion House Chloé)
Gaby Aghion
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 3, 1921
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: September 27, 2014
 49 
Georges Guétary
0
Birthdate: February 8, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: September 13, 1997
 50 
Princess Farial of Egypt
(Eldest child of Egypt's penultimate monarch, King Farouk)
Princess Farial of Egypt
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 17, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 29, 2009