Famous People From Egypt
Mohamed SalahMohamed Salah
(Footballer)

15 June 1992

MosesMoses
(Hebrew Religious Leader, Lawgiver, Prophet)

1391 BC

TutankhamunTutankhamun
(Pharaoh)

1342 BC

Ramesses IIRamesses II
(Greatest Pharaoh of the Egyptian Empire)

1303 BC

SaladinSaladin
(Sultan of Egypt)

1137 AD

Omar SharifOmar Sharif
(Actor)

10 April 1932

Ayman al-ZawahiriAyman al-Zawahiri
(Terrorist)

19 June 1951

Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
(Ex-Lover of Princess Diana)

15 April 1955

Gamal Abdel NasserGamal Abdel Nasser
(Political Leader of Egypt)

15 January 1918

AkhenatenAkhenaten
(Pharoah of Egypt)

Anwar SadatAnwar Sadat
(Former President of Egypt)

25 December 1918

Hosni MubarakHosni Mubarak
(Former President of Egypt)

04 May 1928

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Mohamed Al-FayedMohamed Al-Fayed
(Owner of Hôtel Ritz Paris)

27 January 1929

MaimonidesMaimonides
(Philosopher)

30 March 1135

Ibn KhaldunIbn Khaldun
(Historiographer)

27 May 1332

Mohamed MorsiMohamed Morsi
(5th President of Egypt)

08 August 1951

NarmerNarmer
(Egyptian King)

3150 BC

Boutros Boutros-GhaliBoutros Boutros-Ghali
(Former UN Secretary General)

14 November 1922

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Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
(Novelist)

11 December 1911

Hero of AlexandriaHero of Alexandria
(Inventor, Mathematician)

0010 AD

Magdi YacoubMagdi Yacoub
(Heart Surgeon)

16 November 1935

SneferuSneferu
(King of Egypt)

Ramy AshourRamy Ashour
(Squash Player)

30 September 1987

Mohamed ElBaradeiMohamed ElBaradei
(Former Director of IAEA & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)

17 June 1942

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Hassan FathyHassan Fathy
(Architect)

23 March 1900

PtolemyPtolemy
(Writer)

0100 AD

Abdel Fattah el-SisiAbdel Fattah el-Sisi
(politician, military personnel)

19 November 1944

JoshuaJoshua

1356 BC

CaesarionCaesarion
(Pharaoh)

23 June 0047

Mohamed AttaMohamed Atta
(Hijacker)

01 September 1968

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Seti ISeti I
(Pharaoh)

1323 BC

AaronAaron
(Prophet)

ImhotepImhotep

Muhammad Ali of EgyptMuhammad Ali of Egypt
(Military commander)

04 March 1769

OrigenOrigen
(Scholar)

0185 AD

KhufuKhufu
(Ruler)

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Ramesses IRamesses I
(Pharaoh, Sovereign)
Ramesses IIIRamesses III
(Pharaoh)

1217 BC

Farouk of EgyptFarouk of Egypt
(Politician, Coin collecting)

11 February 1920

Zahi HawassZahi Hawass
(Egyptian archaeologist)

28 May 1947

Thutmose IIIThutmose III
(Pharaoh)

1481 BC

Demis RoussosDemis Roussos
(Singer, Composer)

15 June 1946

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RaffiRaffi
(Singer, Songwriter)

08 July 1948

HoremhebHoremheb
(Pharaoh)

Abu Hamza al-MasriAbu Hamza al-Masri
(Civil engineer, Engineer, Preacher)

15 April 1958

Athanasius of AlexandriaAthanasius of Alexandria
(Patriarch of Alexandria)

0296 AD

Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
(Author)

09 October 1906

Anthony the GreatAnthony the Great
(Monk)

0251 AD

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Amenhotep IIIAmenhotep III
(Pharaoh)

1411 BC

Amr DiabAmr Diab
(Singer)

11 October 1961

Ahmose IAhmose I
(Ruler)

Fuad II of EgyptFuad II of Egypt

16 January 1952

Nassef SawirisNassef Sawiris
(entrepreneur, businessperson)

1961 AD

Claude FrançoisClaude François
(Singer, Music executive, Composer, Songwriter)

01 February 1939

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Ahmed el-TayebAhmed el-Tayeb
(Philosopher, Theologian, University teacher, Translator, Imam)

06 January 1946

MenesMenes
(Pharaoh)

Hassan al-BannaHassan al-Banna
(Imam)

14 October 1906

MerneptahMerneptah

Thutmose IThutmose I
(Pharaoh)

1500 BC

Ptolemy II PhiladelphusPtolemy II Philadelphus
(King)

0309 BC

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Cyril of AlexandriaCyril of Alexandria
(Doctor)

0378 AD

Atom EgoyanAtom Egoyan
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor, University teacher)

19 July 1960

Mohamed Hussein TantawiMohamed Hussein Tantawi
(Politician, Military personnel)

31 October 1935

KhafraKhafra
(Sovereign)

Amenhotep IIAmenhotep II
(Pharaoh)
Fuad I of EgyptFuad I of Egypt
(Monarch, King)

26 March 1868

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Ptolemy XII AuletesPtolemy XII Auletes
(King)

0117 BC

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
(Theologian)

03 May 1938

Thutmose IIThutmose II

Constantine P. CavafyConstantine P. Cavafy
(Poet, Writer, Civil servant, Journalist)

29 April 1863

Pepi II NeferkarePepi II Neferkare
(Pharaoh)
Adly MansourAdly Mansour
(Magistrate, Judge, Politician, Lawyer)

23 December 1945

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Ibrahim Pasha of EgyptIbrahim Pasha of Egypt
(General)

1789 AD

Ahmed ElmohamadyAhmed Elmohamady
(Association football player)

09 September 1987

Naguib SawirisNaguib Sawiris
(Entrepreneur, Businessperson)

15 June 1954

Muhammad AbduhMuhammad Abduh
(Jurist)

1849 AD

Taha HusseinTaha Hussein
(linguist, historian, translator, writer, literary critic, university teacher)

14 November 1889

Essam El-HadaryEssam El-Hadary
(Egyptian goalkeeper)

15 January 1973

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Thutmose IVThutmose IV
(Pharaoh)

1420 BC

SmenkhkareSmenkhkare
(Pharaoh)

ManethoManetho
(priest)