List of famous Egyptians with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

Did you know Egyptians were one of the firsts in the world to play board games? They were also the first to forge peace treaties on record, use calendars, toothpaste, door locks and plow, invent eye-makeup, design world's first writing language (hieroglyphics), pop breath mints and shave and cut hair. That is right! Such was the ingenuity of the Egyptians. No wonder, in a land where greatness and accomplishment is measured by dynasties and deeds, its civilization stands revered as one of the most advanced civilizations of its times, and its countrymen, some of the most dexterous and avant-garde. From pharaohs and philosophers to singers and scientists and from architects and dentists to sculptors and physicians, Egypt has given the world some of the best exemplary men and women it has ever known. Let us explore the feats and deeds of some of world's most famous Egyptians through their timeline, trivia, and facts covered in the biographies here.
Neferneferuaten NefertitiNefertiti
(Ancient Egyptian Queen)

1370 BC

1330 BC

TutankhamunTutankhamun
(Pharaoh)

1342 BC

1323 BC

Ancient Egypt

Cleopatra Cleopatra
(Pharaoh)

0069 BC

12 August 0030

Alexandria

Omar SharifOmar Sharif
(Actor)

10 April 1932

10 July 2015

Alexandria, Egypt

Aries

Ayman al-ZawahiriAyman al-Zawahiri
(Terrorist)

19 June 1951

Maadi, Egypt

Gemini

SaladinSaladin
(Sultan of Egypt)

1137 AD

04 March 1193

Tikrit, Iraq

Ramesses IIRamesses II
(Greatest Pharaoh of the Egyptian Empire)

1303 BC

1213 BC

AkhenatenAkhenaten
(Pharoah of Egypt)

Egypt

Mohamed MorsiMohamed Morsi
(5th President of Egypt)

08 August 1951

El-Adwah

Leo

Gamal Abdel NasserGamal Abdel Nasser
(Political Leader of Egypt)

15 January 1918

28 September 1970

Alexandria

Capricorn

Ankhesenamun Ankhesenamun
(Ancient Egyptian Queen)

1348 BC

1322 BC

Thebes (Luxor, Luxor Governorate, Egypt)

Hosni MubarakHosni Mubarak
(Former President of Egypt)

04 May 1928

Monufia Governorate

Taurus

HatshepsutHatshepsut
(Pharaoh)

1508 BC

1458 BC

Egypt

Anwar SadatAnwar Sadat
(Former President of Egypt)

25 December 1918

06 October 1981

Mit Abu al-Kum

Capricorn

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

14 November 1922

16 February 2016

Cairo, Egypt

Scorpio

Dodi FayedDodi Fayed
(Ex-Lover of Princess Diana)

15 April 1955

31 August 1997

Alexandria, Egypt

Aries

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

27 January 1929

El-Gomorok

Aquarius

Naguib Mahfouz Naguib Mahfouz
(Novelist)

11 December 1911

30 August 2006

Cairo, Egypt

Sagittarius

SneferuSneferu
(King of Egypt)

Ancient Egypt

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

17 June 1942

Cairo, Egypt

Gemini

Magdi YacoubMagdi Yacoub
(Heart Surgeon)

16 November 1935

Belbin, Ashraqya, Egypt

Scorpio

Ramy AshourRamy Ashour
(Squash Player)

30 September 1987

Cairo

Libra

Hassan FathyHassan Fathy
(Architect)

23 March 1900

30 November 1989

Alexandria

Aries

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

19 November 1944

Cairo

Scorpio

PtolemyPtolemy
(Writer)

0100 AD

0168 AD

Alexandria, Egypt

Adly MansourAdly Mansour
(Magistrate, Judge, Politician, Lawyer)

23 December 1945

Cairo

Capricorn

Mohamed SalahMohamed Salah
(Association football player)

15 June 1992

Gharbia Governorate

Gemini

OrigenOrigen
(Scholar)

0185 AD

0254 AD

Alexandria, Egypt

DalidaDalida
(Actor, Film actor, Singer, Musician, Model)

17 January 1933

03 May 1987

Cairo

Capricorn

Farouk of EgyptFarouk of Egypt
(Politician, Coin collecting)

11 February 1920

18 March 1965

Cairo

Aquarius

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

15 April 1958

Alexandria

Aries

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
(Theologian)

03 May 1938

18 February 2017

Dakahlia Governorate

Taurus

Fuad II of EgyptFuad II of Egypt

16 January 1952

Cairo

Capricorn

MerneptahMerneptah

Thutmose IIThutmose II
Muhammad NaguibMuhammad Naguib

20 February 1901

29 August 1984

Khartoum

Pisces

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

01 February 1939

11 March 1978

Ismaïlia

Aquarius

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

29 April 1863

29 April 1933

Alexandria

Taurus

Suzanne MubarakSuzanne Mubarak
(Politician)

28 February 1941

Minya Governorate

Pisces

Mohamed Hussein TantawiMohamed Hussein Tantawi
(Politician, Military personnel)

31 October 1935

Cairo

Scorpio

Ahmed Hassan MahgoubAhmed Hassan Mahgoub
(Association football player)

05 March 1993

Cairo

Pisces

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

14 November 1889

28 October 1973

Minya Governorate

Scorpio

Fuad I of EgyptFuad I of Egypt
(Monarch, King)

26 March 1868

28 April 1936

Cairo

Aries

Naguib SawirisNaguib Sawiris
(Entrepreneur, Businessperson)

15 June 1954

Sohag Governorate

Gemini

Mohamed AboutrikaMohamed Aboutrika
(Association football player)

07 November 1978

Giza

Scorpio

Pope Tawadros II of AlexandriaPope Tawadros II of Alexandria
(Priest, Cleric)

04 November 1952

Mansoura

Scorpio

Mohamed ZidanMohamed Zidan
(Association football player)

11 December 1981

Port Said

Sagittarius

Ahmed HassanAhmed Hassan
(Association football player, Association football manager)

02 May 1975

Maghagha

Taurus

Amr ZakiAmr Zaki
(Association football player)

01 April 1983

Mansoura

Aries

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

06 January 1946

Luxor

Capricorn

Ahmed ElmohamadyAhmed Elmohamady
(Association football player)

09 September 1987

El-Mahalla El-Kubra

Virgo

Gamal MubarakGamal Mubarak
(Businessperson)

27 December 1963

Cairo

Capricorn

Gamal El-GhitaniGamal El-Ghitani
(Novelist, Writer, Journalist)

09 May 1945

18 October 2015

Sohag Governorate

Taurus

Samira SaidSamira Said
(Singer)

10 January 1958

Rabat

Capricorn

Hossam GhalyHossam Ghaly
(Association football player)

15 December 1981

Kafr el-Sheikh

Sagittarius

Omar SuleimanOmar Suleiman
(diplomat, politician, military personnel)

28 April 1936

19 July 2012

Qena

Taurus

Hossam HassanHossam Hassan

10 August 1966

Cairo

Leo

Gameel Al-BatoutiGameel Al-Batouti

02 February 1940

31 October 1999

Egypt

Aquarius

Ahmed ShafikAhmed Shafik
(Politician, Military personnel, Fighter pilot, Aviator)

25 November 1941

Cairo

Sagittarius

Nassef SawirisNassef Sawiris
(entrepreneur, businessperson)

1961 AD

Egypt

Magdi AllamMagdi Allam
(Journalist, Politician, Writer)

22 April 1952

Cairo

Taurus

Jehan SadatJehan Sadat
(Politician)

29 August 1933

Cairo

Virgo

Taher ElgamalTaher Elgamal
(Cryptographer, Mathematician)

18 August 1955

Cairo

Leo

Michael MinaMichael Mina
(Chef)

1969 AD

Cairo

Ahmed ‘UrabiAhmed ‘Urabi

01 April 1841

21 September 1911

Zagazig

Aries

Ali GomaaAli Gomaa

03 March 1952

Beni Suef

Pisces

Alaa MubarakAlaa Mubarak
(entrepreneur, businessperson)

26 November 1961

Cairo

Sagittarius

Nabil ElarabyNabil Elaraby
(lawyer, diplomat, judge)

15 May 1935

Cairo

Taurus

RaffiRaffi
(Singer, Songwriter)

08 July 1948

Cairo

Cancer

ThutmoseThutmose

Mohamed El NennyMohamed El Nenny

11 July 1992

El-Mahalla El-Kubra

Cancer

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