Famous People From Egypt
Eli CohenEli Cohen
06 December 1924
Spy
Mohamed SalahMohamed Salah
15 June 1992
Footballer

TutankhamunTutankhamun
1342 BC
Pharaoh

MosesMoses
1391 BC
Hebrew Religious Leader, Lawgiver, Prophet

Ramesses IIRamesses II
1303 BC
Greatest Pharaoh of the Egyptian Empire

SaladinSaladin
1137 AD
Sultan of Egypt
Ayman al-ZawahiriAyman al-Zawahiri
19 June 1951
Terrorist

Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
15 April 1955
Ex-Lover of Princess Diana

AkhenatenAkhenaten
 
Pharoah of Egypt

Gamal Abdel NasserGamal Abdel Nasser
15 January 1918
Political Leader of Egypt
Omar SharifOmar Sharif
10 April 1932
Actor

Anwar SadatAnwar Sadat
25 December 1918
Former President of Egypt
Mohamed Al-FayedMohamed Al-Fayed
27 January 1929
Owner of Hôtel Ritz Paris

Hosni MubarakHosni Mubarak
04 May 1928
Former President of Egypt

Mohamed MorsiMohamed Morsi
08 August 1951
5th President of Egypt
MaimonidesMaimonides
30 March 1135
Philosopher

Ibn KhaldunIbn Khaldun
27 May 1332
Historiographer
OrigenOrigen
0184 AD
Theologian

Magdi YacoubMagdi Yacoub
16 November 1935
Heart Surgeon

Boutros Boutros-GhaliBoutros Boutros-Ghali
14 November 1922
Former UN Secretary General
NarmerNarmer
3150 BC
Egyptian King

Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
11 December 1911
Novelist
Thutmose IIIThutmose III
1481 BC
King of Egypt

Hero of AlexandriaHero of Alexandria
0010 AD
Inventor, Mathematician

SneferuSneferu
 
King of Egypt

Mohamed ElBaradeiMohamed ElBaradei
17 June 1942
Former Director of IAEA & Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Hassan FathyHassan Fathy
23 March 1900
Architect
Ramy AshourRamy Ashour
30 September 1987
Squash Player

Hamad bin Isa Al KhalifahHamad bin Isa Al Khalifah
28 January 1950
King of Bahrain

PtolemyPtolemy
0100 AD
Writer

CaesarionCaesarion
23 June 0047
Pharaoh
Abdel Fattah el-SisiAbdel Fattah el-Sisi
19 November 1944
politician, military personnel

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JoshuaJoshua
1356 BC
 

Sam EsmailSam Esmail
17 September 1977
Screenwriter

Mohamed AttaMohamed Atta
01 September 1968
Hijacker

AaronAaron
Prophet
Seti ISeti I
1323 BC
Pharaoh

ImhotepImhotep
 
Nassef SawirisNassef Sawiris
1961 AD
entrepreneur, businessperson

KhufuKhufu
Ruler

Farouk of EgyptFarouk of Egypt
11 February 1920
Politician, Coin collecting
Haim SabanHaim Saban
15 October 1944
Business Person

Amr DiabAmr Diab
11 October 1961
Singer
Demis RoussosDemis Roussos
15 June 1946
Singer, Composer

Zahi HawassZahi Hawass
28 May 1947
Egyptian archaeologist

Ramesses IIIRamesses III
1217 BC
Pharaoh

Ramesses IRamesses I
Pharaoh, Sovereign

Ahmed ElmohamadyAhmed Elmohamady
09 September 1987
Association football player
Athanasius of AlexandriaAthanasius of Alexandria
0296 AD
Patriarch of Alexandria

RaffiRaffi
08 July 1948
Singer, Songwriter

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
09 October 1906
Author

Amr WardaAmr Warda
17 September 1993
Egyptian footballer
HoremhebHoremheb
Pharaoh

Anthony the GreatAnthony the Great
0251 AD
Monk
Amenhotep IIIAmenhotep III
1411 BC
Pharaoh

Abu Hamza al-MasriAbu Hamza al-Masri
15 April 1958
Civil engineer, Engineer, Preacher

Eric HobsbawmEric Hobsbawm
09 June 1917
Historian
Fuad II of EgyptFuad II of Egypt
16 January 1952
 

Hassan al-BannaHassan al-Banna
14 October 1906
Imam
Ahmose IAhmose I
Ruler

Cyril of AlexandriaCyril of Alexandria
0378 AD
Doctor

Atom EgoyanAtom Egoyan
19 July 1960
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,
MenesMenes
Pharaoh

Claude FrançoisClaude François
01 February 1939
Singer, Music executive, Composer, Songwriter
Ptolemy XII AuletesPtolemy XII Auletes
0117 BC
King

Ptolemy II PhiladelphusPtolemy II Philadelphus
0309 BC
King

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
03 May 1938
Theologian

MerneptahMerneptah
 
UnasUnas
Pharaoh
Mohamed AboutrikaMohamed Aboutrika
07 November 1978
Association football player

Thutmose IThutmose I
1500 BC
Pharaoh

Fuad I of EgyptFuad I of Egypt
26 March 1868
Monarch, King

KhafraKhafra
Sovereign
Amenhotep IIAmenhotep II
Pharaoh

Naguib SawirisNaguib Sawiris
15 June 1954
Entrepreneur, Businessperson

Mohamed Hussein TantawiMohamed Hussein Tantawi
31 October 1935
Politician, Military personnel

Pepi II NeferkarePepi II Neferkare
Pharaoh

Hossam HassanHossam Hassan
10 August 1966
 
Adly MansourAdly Mansour
23 December 1945
Magistrate, Judge, Politician, Lawyer

Constantine P. CavafyConstantine P. Cavafy
29 April 1863
Poet, Writer, Civil servant, Journalist
Muhammad AbduhMuhammad Abduh
1849 AD
Jurist

Thutmose IIThutmose II
 

Ibrahim Pasha of EgyptIbrahim Pasha of Egypt
1789 AD
General
Ramadan SobhiRamadan Sobhi
23 January 1997
Footballer

Mohamed ZidanMohamed Zidan
11 December 1981
Association football player
SmenkhkareSmenkhkare
Pharaoh

Taha HusseinTaha Hussein
14 November 1889
linguist, historian, translator, writer, literary

Thutmose IVThutmose IV
1420 BC
Pharaoh

Bassem YoussefBassem Youssef
22 March 1974
Comedian
ManethoManetho
priest

NestoriusNestorius
0386 AD
Priest
Hor-AhaHor-Aha
pharaoh

Ahmed Hassan MahgoubAhmed Hassan Mahgoub
05 March 1993
Association football player
DiophantusDiophantus
Mathematician

Apollonius of PergaApollonius of Perga
0262 BC
Astronomer
Amr ZakiAmr Zaki
01 April 1983
Association football player