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
Pharaoh
Mohamed MorsiMohamed Morsi
08 August 1951
5th President of Egypt

MosesMoses
1391 BC
Hebrew Religious Leader, Lawgiver, Prophet

TutankhamunTutankhamun
1342 BC
Pharaoh

SaladinSaladin
1137 AD
Sultan of Egypt

Hosni MubarakHosni Mubarak
04 May 1928
Former President of Egypt
AkhenatenAkhenaten
 
Pharoah of Egypt

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

Anwar SadatAnwar Sadat
25 December 1918
Former President of Egypt

HatshepsutHatshepsut
1508 BC
Pharaoh
Boutros Boutros-GhaliBoutros Boutros-Ghali
14 November 1922
Former UN Secretary General

Abdel Fattah el-SisiAbdel Fattah el-Sisi
19 November 1944
politician, military personnel
JoshuaJoshua
1356 BC
 

AaronAaron
Prophet

Seti ISeti I
1323 BC
Pharaoh
Muhammad Ali of EgyptMuhammad Ali of Egypt
04 March 1769
Military commander

KhufuKhufu
Ruler
Catherine of AlexandriaCatherine of Alexandria
0287 AD
Saint

Farouk of EgyptFarouk of Egypt
11 February 1920
Politician, Coin collecting

Ramesses IRamesses I
Pharaoh, Sovereign
HagarHagar
Consort

Athanasius of AlexandriaAthanasius of Alexandria
0296 AD
Patriarch of Alexandria
Thutmose IIIThutmose III
1481 BC
Pharaoh

HoremhebHoremheb
Pharaoh

Anthony the GreatAnthony the Great
0251 AD
Monk

Fuad II of EgyptFuad II of Egypt
16 January 1952
 
Adly MansourAdly Mansour
23 December 1945
Magistrate, Judge, Politician, Lawyer
Mohamed Hussein TantawiMohamed Hussein Tantawi
31 October 1935
Politician, Military personnel

MenesMenes
Pharaoh

Suzanne MubarakSuzanne Mubarak
28 February 1941
Politician

MerneptahMerneptah
 
Ptolemy II PhiladelphusPtolemy II Philadelphus
0309 BC
King

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UnasUnas
Pharaoh

Thutmose IThutmose I
1500 BC
Pharaoh

KhafraKhafra
Sovereign

Amenhotep IIAmenhotep II
Pharaoh
Fuad I of EgyptFuad I of Egypt
26 March 1868
Monarch, King

Omar Abdel-RahmanOmar Abdel-Rahman
03 May 1938
Theologian
Pepi II NeferkarePepi II Neferkare
Pharaoh

Pope Tawadros II of AlexandriaPope Tawadros II of Alexandria
04 November 1952
Priest, Cleric

Muhammad AbduhMuhammad Abduh
1849 AD
Jurist
Ibrahim Pasha of EgyptIbrahim Pasha of Egypt
1789 AD
General

Thutmose IIThutmose II
 
SmenkhkareSmenkhkare
Pharaoh

Thutmose IVThutmose IV
1420 BC
Pharaoh

SobekneferuSobekneferu
Pharaoh

Hor-AhaHor-Aha
pharaoh

Gamal MubarakGamal Mubarak
27 December 1963
Businessperson
King ScorpionKing Scorpion
Pharaoh

PerdiccasPerdiccas
0350 BC
General

Avidius CassiusAvidius Cassius
0130 AD
Roman general

Shoshenq IShoshenq I
1000 BC
Pharaoh
Mentuhotep IIMentuhotep II
Pharaoh

Abd el-KrimAbd el-Krim
1882 AD
Political leader
Ahmed ShafikAhmed Shafik
25 November 1941
Politician, Military personnel, Fighter pilot,

Muhammad NaguibMuhammad Naguib
20 February 1901
 

Pope Shenouda III of AlexandriaPope Shenouda III of Alexandria
03 August 1923
Patriarch of Alexandria
Pope MiltiadesPope Miltiades
0250 AD
Bishop of Rome, Pope

Ramesses IVRamesses IV
Pharaoh
Omar SuleimanOmar Suleiman
28 April 1936
diplomat, politician, military personnel

Ramesses VIRamesses VI
Ruler, Sovereign

Abbas II of EgyptAbbas II of Egypt
14 July 1874
Khedive
Senusret IIISenusret III
Pharaoh, politician

Senusret ISenusret I
Pharaoh, politician
KhasekhemwyKhasekhemwy
King

Jehan SadatJehan Sadat
29 August 1933
Politician

KamoseKamose
King

Amenemhat IAmenemhat I
1991 BC
politician
DenDen
Pharaoh, statesperson
TetiTeti
Pharaoh

SekhemkhetSekhemkhet
King

SahureSahure
Pharaoh

SahureSahure
2500 BC
Pharaoh
Ali GomaaAli Gomaa
03 March 1952
 

UserkafUserkaf
Pharaoh

Pepi I MeryrePepi I Meryre
2350 BC
King

KhabaKhaba
Pharaoh

Neferirkare KakaiNeferirkare Kakai
2483 BC
Pharaoh
SemerkhetSemerkhet
Sovereign

AnedjibAnedjib
2950 BC
King
Amr MoussaAmr Moussa
03 October 1936
Egyptian Politician

ShepseskafShepseskaf
2550 BC
Pharaoh

Suppiluliuma ISuppiluliuma I
1358 BC
 
Amenemhat IIAmenemhat II
Pharaoh

NynetjerNynetjer
Pharaoh
Amenemhat IVAmenemhat IV
1850 BC
Pharaoh

Magdi AllamMagdi Allam
22 April 1952
Journalist, Politician, Writer

Ahmed NazifAhmed Nazif
08 July 1952
Former Prime Minister of Egypt

Essam SharafEssam Sharaf
31 January 1952
Prime Minister
Nabil ElarabyNabil Elaraby
15 May 1935
lawyer, diplomat, judge

RanebRaneb
King
PachomiusPachomius
0292 AD
saint

Idris I of LibyaIdris I of Libya
12 March 1889
Political leader
MenkauraMenkaura
2550 BC
king

WenegWeneg
King, pharaoh
Ahmed ‘UrabiAhmed ‘Urabi
01 April 1841