Call it the land of pharaohs or the land of gods, the land of Mummy’s or the land of Pyramids, Egypt is home to world’s earliest known civilization. A startling history that goes back to tenth millennium BC, the country is drenched in rich heritage that presages the earliest known developments. Fondly known as the crusaders of the modern world, what if Egypt did not have leaders that lived for the cause of advancement and progress? Would the world still be the same? Would life and living be as it is today? Calendars, toothpaste, board games, eye-makeup, breath mints that have become a part of our world wouldn’t have been possible if Egyptian leaders did not allow for the same. The country has been home to some of finest and skilled leaders whether it was Baybars I of the 13th century or Ismail Pasha of the 19th century. Fuad I or Ahmed Fuad Pasha was the first king of modern Egypt who ruled from 1922 until 1936 and was succeeded by Farouk, King of Egypt. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is the current president of Egypt. Read through this section and get details about the life and works of famous Egyptian leaders.
Cleopatra Cleopatra
0069 BC
Queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom
TutankhamunTutankhamun
1342 BC
Pharaoh

MosesMoses
1391 BC
Hebrew Religious Leader, Lawgiver, Prophet

SaladinSaladin
1137 AD
Sultan of Egypt

Gamal Abdel NasserGamal Abdel Nasser
15 January 1918
Political Leader of Egypt

AkhenatenAkhenaten
 
Pharoah of Egypt
HatshepsutHatshepsut
1508 BC
Pharaoh

Anwar SadatAnwar Sadat
25 December 1918
Former President of Egypt

Abdel Fattah el-SisiAbdel Fattah el-Sisi
19 November 1954
President of Egypt
Hosni MubarakHosni Mubarak
04 May 1928
Former President of Egypt

Mohamed MorsiMohamed Morsi
08 August 1951
5th President of Egypt

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

Boutros Boutros-GhaliBoutros Boutros-Ghali
14 November 1922
Former UN Secretary General

Athanasius of AlexandriaAthanasius of Alexandria
0296 AD
Patriarch of Alexandria

Anthony the GreatAnthony the Great
0251 AD
Saint
Sayyid QutbSayyid Qutb
09 October 1906
Religious Leader

Farouk of EgyptFarouk of Egypt
11 February 1920
Ruler

JoshuaJoshua
1356 BC
 

KhufuKhufu
Ruler
AaronAaron
Prophet

Seti ISeti I
1323 BC
Pharaoh
HagarHagar
Consort

SahureSahure
Pharaoh

SahureSahure
2500 BC
Pharaoh
Fuad II of EgyptFuad II of Egypt
16 January 1952
 

AyAy
Pharaoh
Ramesses IRamesses I
Pharaoh, Sovereign

MenesMenes
Pharaoh

Neferirkare KakaiNeferirkare Kakai
2483 BC
Pharaoh
HoremhebHoremheb
Pharaoh

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

Ptolemy II PhiladelphusPtolemy II Philadelphus
0309 BC
King

Hassan al-BannaHassan al-Banna
14 October 1906
School teacher

Pepi II NeferkarePepi II Neferkare
Pharaoh
Thutmose IThutmose I
1500 BC
Pharaoh
Mohamed Hussein TantawiMohamed Hussein Tantawi
31 October 1935
Politician, Military personnel

SmenkhkareSmenkhkare
Pharaoh

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
03 May 1938
Theologian

Isma'il PashaIsma'il Pasha
31 December 1830
Khedive
Adly MansourAdly Mansour
23 December 1945
Magistrate, Judge, Politician, Lawyer

Suzanne MubarakSuzanne Mubarak
28 February 1941
Politician

Amenhotep IIAmenhotep II
Pharaoh

Thutmose IIThutmose II
1510 BC
Pharaoh

Ibrahim Pasha of EgyptIbrahim Pasha of Egypt
04 March 1789
Military General
Thutmose IVThutmose IV
1420 BC
Pharaoh

SobekneferuSobekneferu
Pharaoh
Muhammad AbduhMuhammad Abduh
1849 AD
Jurist

Muhammad NaguibMuhammad Naguib
20 February 1901
 

Pope Tawadros II of AlexandriaPope Tawadros II of Alexandria
04 November 1952
Pope
Mentuhotep IIMentuhotep II
Pharaoh

Hor-AhaHor-Aha
pharaoh
Abd el-KrimAbd el-Krim
1882 AD
Political leader

Shoshenq IShoshenq I
1000 BC
Pharaoh

Gamal MubarakGamal Mubarak
27 December 1963
Businessperson

Senusret ISenusret I
Pharaoh, politician

UnasUnas
Pharaoh
Pope Shenouda III of AlexandriaPope Shenouda III of Alexandria
03 August 1923
Pope

Ramesses IVRamesses IV
Pharaoh

KhasekhemwyKhasekhemwy
King

PerdiccasPerdiccas
0350 BC
General
Senusret IIISenusret III
Pharaoh, politician

UserkafUserkaf
Pharaoh
Pope MiltiadesPope Miltiades
0250 AD
Bishop of Rome, Pope

Jehan SadatJehan Sadat
29 August 1933
Politician

KamoseKamose
King
DenDen
Pharaoh, statesperson

Abdel Hakim AmerAbdel Hakim Amer
11 December 1919
Military general
Omar SuleimanOmar Suleiman
28 April 1936
diplomat, politician, military personnel

SekhemkhetSekhemkhet
King

Saad ZaghloulSaad Zaghloul
01 July 1859
Prime Minister
TetiTeti
Pharaoh

Ahmed ShafikAhmed Shafik
25 November 1941
Politician
Ali GomaaAli Gomaa
03 March 1952
 

Suppiluliuma ISuppiluliuma I
1358 BC
 

Huda SharawiHuda Sharawi
23 June 1879
Feminist and nationalist

Pepi I MeryrePepi I Meryre
2350 BC
King
PachomiusPachomius
0292 AD
saint
Pachomius the GreatPachomius the Great
0292 AD
Saint

Said Halim PaşaSaid Halim Paşa
18 January 1865
Statesman

AnedjibAnedjib
2950 BC
King

ShepseskafShepseskaf
2550 BC
Pharaoh
SemerkhetSemerkhet
Sovereign

NynetjerNynetjer
Pharaoh

KhabaKhaba
Pharaoh

Amenemhat IIAmenemhat II
Pharaoh

Ahmed ʻUrabiAhmed ʻUrabi
31 March 1841
Prime Minister of Egypt
Ahmed ‘UrabiAhmed ‘Urabi
01 April 1841
 

Al-Mustansir BillahAl-Mustansir Billah
05 July 1029
Caliph of Cairo
Amr MoussaAmr Moussa
03 October 1936
Egyptian Politician

Amenemhat IVAmenemhat IV
1850 BC
Pharaoh
Severus of AntiochSeverus of Antioch
0465 AD
Patriarch
Najm ad-Din AyyubNajm ad-Din Ayyub
Soldier