Famous Egyptian Military Leaders

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 1 Hosni Mubarak

Hosni Mubarak
Famous As: Former President of Egypt
Birthdate: May 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: February 25, 2025

Egyptian military and political leader Hosni Mubarak served as the fourth president of Egypt from 1981 to 2011. An Egyptian Air Force officer prior to entering politics, he assumed office as the president after the incumbent Anwar Sadat's assassination in 1981. After 30 years, he had to step down from the presidency during the Egyptian Revolution of 2011. 

 2 Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi
Famous As: President of Egypt
Birthdate: November 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Egyptian
Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is the incumbent president of Egypt. He has also served as the director of military Intelligence and the minister of defense. He has had a long stint with the Egyptian Army and led the coup that ousted President Mohamed Morsi. He has established a dictatorial regime.
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 3 Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt

Ibrahim Pasha of Egypt
Famous As: Military General
Birthdate: March 4, 1789
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Egyptian, Greek
Died: November 10, 1848

 4 Perdiccas

Famous As: General
Birthdate: 0350 BC
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: 0321 BC

 5 Abdel Hakim Amer

Abdel Hakim Amer
Famous As: Military general
Birthdate: December 11, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: September 13, 1967

 6 Ahmad Ismail Ali

Ahmad Ismail Ali
Famous As: Military commander
Birthdate: October 14, 1917
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: December 26, 1974

 7 Herihor

Famous As: Army officer
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: 1074 AD
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 8 Abū al-Misk Kāfūr

Abū al-Misk Kāfūr
Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 0905 AD
Nationality: Egyptian, Ethiopian
Died: 0968 AD

 9 ʿAbd al-Halim Abu Ghazala

ʿAbd al-Halim Abu Ghazala
Famous As: Egyptian military leader
Birthdate: January 15, 1930
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: September 6, 2008

 10 Pharnabazus II

Pharnabazus II
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: 0435 AD
Nationality: Egyptian, Iranian
Died: 0378 AD

 11 Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Munʿim Riyāḍ

Muḥammad ʿAbd al-Munʿim Riyāḍ
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: October 22, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: March 9, 1969