Famous People Born In Cairo

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 1 
Mena Massoud
17
Birthdate: September 17, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 2 
Julian Fellowes
(Screenwriter who is primarily known as the author of several Sunday Times bestseller novels; for the screenplay for the film Gosford Park)
Julian Fellowes
2
Birthdate: August 17, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
 3 
Dalida
(French-Italian Singer and Actress)
Dalida
7
Birthdate: January 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 3, 1987
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 4 
Atom Egoyan
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer)
Atom Egoyan
1
Birthdate: July 19, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 5 
Raffi
(known for his children's music)
Raffi
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 8, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
 6 
Naguib Mahfouz
(Novelist)
Naguib Mahfouz
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 11, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 30, 2006
 7 
C. S. Forester
(Novelist)
C. S. Forester
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 27, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 2, 1966
 8 
Fuad I of Egypt
(King of Egypt)
Fuad I of Egypt
0
Birthdate: March 26, 1868
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 28, 1936
 9 
Adly Mansour
(Magistrate, Judge, Politician, Lawyer)
Adly Mansour
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 23, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 10 
Naguib Sawiris
(Businessperson who is former chairman and CEO of Orascom Telecom Holding)
Naguib Sawiris
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: June 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
 11 
Fuad II of Egypt
(Former King of Egypt and the Sudan (1952 - 1953) and a Member of the Egyptian Muhammad Ali Dynasty)
Fuad II of Egypt
1
Birthdate: January 16, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 12 
Bassem Youssef
(Comedian)
Bassem Youssef
2
Birthdate: March 22, 1974
Sun Sign: Aries
 13 
Isma'il Pasha
(Khedive)
Isma'il Pasha
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 31, 1830
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 2, 1895
 14 
Ramadan Sobhi
(Footballer)
Ramadan Sobhi
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 23, 1997
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 15 
Mohamed Hussein Tantawi
(Politician, Military personnel)
Mohamed Hussein Tantawi
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 31, 1935
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 16 
Anok Yai
(First South Sudanese woman to open a Prada show)
Anok Yai
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: December 20, 1997
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 17 
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
(6th and Current President of Egypt (Since 2014))
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 18 
Nicola Pagett
(Actress)
Nicola Pagett
1
Birthdate: June 15, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: March 3, 2021
 19 
Mohamed ElBaradei
(Former Director of IAEA & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)
Mohamed ElBaradei
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 17, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
 20 
Ahmed Hossam
(Egyptian football manager)
Ahmed Hossam
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 23, 1983
Sun Sign: Pisces
 21 
Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah
1
Birthdate: August 3, 0985
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: February 13, 1021
 22 
Farouk of Egypt
(King of Egypt and the Sudan (1936 - 1952))
Farouk of Egypt
6
Birthdate: February 11, 1920
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 18, 1965
 23 
Ahmed Hassan Mahgoub
(Association football player)
Ahmed Hassan Mahgoub
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 5, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 24 
Michael Mina
(Founder of the Mina Group)
Michael Mina
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: 1969 AD
 25 
Al-Suyūṭī
(Scholar)
Al-Suyūṭī
1
Birthdate: October 3, 1445
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 18, 1505
 26 
Gamal Mubarak
(Businessperson)
Gamal Mubarak
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 27 
Aḥmad Shawqī
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 17, 1870
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: October 14, 1932
 28 
Mido Hamada
0
Birthdate: 1971 AD
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 29 
W. D. Hamilton
(Biologist)
W. D. Hamilton
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 7, 2000
 30 
Ramy Ashour
(Squash Player)
Ramy Ashour
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 31 
Tewfik Pasha
(Khedive)
Tewfik Pasha
1
Birthdate: November 15, 1852
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 7, 1892
 32 
Alaa Mubarak
(entrepreneur, businessperson)
Alaa Mubarak
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: November 26, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 33 
Al-Kamil
(Sultan of Egypt)
Al-Kamil
0
Birthdate: 1177 AD
Died: March 6, 1238
 34 
Penelope Lively
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
 35 
Nour El-Sherif
0
Birthdate: April 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 11, 2015
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 36 
Wael Ghonim
(Computer Engineer)
Wael Ghonim
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 23, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Hossam Hassan
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 10, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 38 
Omar Gaber
(Egyptian footballer)
Omar Gaber
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 39 
Princess Rym al-Ali
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1969 AD
 40 
Mohammed Abdel Wahab
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: March 13, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 4, 1991
 41 
Jehan Sadat
(Politician)
Jehan Sadat
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 29, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
 42 
Ahmed Shafik
(Former Prime Minister of Egypt (January 2011 - March 2011))
Ahmed Shafik
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 25, 1941
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 43 
As-Salih Ayyub
0
Birthdate: November 5, 1205
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 22, 1249
 44 
Mayar Sherif
(Tennis player)
Mayar Sherif
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 5, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 45 
Al-Mustansir Billah
(Caliph of Cairo)
Al-Mustansir Billah
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 5, 1029
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 10, 1094
 46 
Princess Fawzia Farouk of Egypt
(Second daughter of King Farouk I of Egypt from his first wife Queen Farida)
Princess Fawzia Farouk of Egypt
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 7, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 27, 2005
 47 
Taher Elgamal
(Cryptographer, Mathematician)
Taher Elgamal
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 18, 1955
Sun Sign: Leo
 48 
Marika Rokk
(Actress)
Marika Rokk
0
Birthdate: November 3, 1913
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 16, 2004
 49 
Bamba Muller
(Known for a modern 'Cinderella')
Bamba Muller
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 6, 1848
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 18, 1887
 50 
Magdi Allam
(Journalist noted for his criticism of Islamic extremism and his articles on the relations between Western culture and the Islamic world)
Magdi Allam
0
Birthdate: April 22, 1952
Sun Sign: Taurus