Famous Egyptian Spiritual & Religious Leaders

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 1 Moses

Moses
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Famous As: Hebrew Religious Leader, Lawgiver, Prophet
Birthdate: 1391 BC
Nationality: Egyptian, Jordanian
Died: 1272 BC

A prominent prophet in Islam, Christianity, and the Baháʼí Faith among other Abrahamic religions, Moses is also the most important prophet in Judaism. One of the most important biblical characters, Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai. The Ten Commandments are fundamental to both Christianity and Judaism. The authorship of the Torah is also attributed to Moses.

 2 Joshua

Joshua
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Birthdate: 1356 BC
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: 1245 BC
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 3 Aaron

Aaron
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Famous As: Prophet
Birthdate: 0000 BC
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: 1408 BC

 4 Catherine of Alexandria

Catherine of Alexandria
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Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 0287 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: 0305 AD

Catherine of Alexandria is a Christian saint who was martyred at the hands of the Roman Emperor Maxentius in the early 4th century. Catherine is generally credited with converting hundreds of people to Christianity. Over 1,100 years after her martyrdom, French warrior Joan of Arc claimed that Catherine was one of the saints to counsel her in her visions.

 5 Hagar

Hagar
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Famous As: Consort
Birthdate: 0000 BC
Nationality: Egyptian

 6 Sayyid Qutb

Sayyid Qutb
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Famous As: Religious Leader
Birthdate: October 9, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: August 29, 1966

Sayyid Qutb was an Egyptian educator, author, Islamic theorist, revolutionary, and poet. During the 1950s and 1960s, Qutb was an important member of the Society of the Muslim Brothers. Sayyid Qutb is regarded as the Father of Salafi-Jihadism, a transnational religious-political ideology that forms the basis of several Jihadist organizations, such as Daesh and Al Qaeda.

 7 Anthony the Great

Anthony the Great
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Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 0251 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: January 17, 0356

Anthony the Great is revered as the patron saint of diseases for miraculously healing people of ailments such as ergot poisoning, which came to be known as St. Anthony's Fire. Known widely as the Father of Monasticism, he had spent 20 years in isolation in the Thebaid desert.

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 8 Athanasius of Alexandria

Athanasius of Alexandria
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Famous As: Patriarch of Alexandria
Birthdate: 0296 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: May 2, 0373

Athanasius of Alexandria was the 20th bishop of Alexandria. A well-known Egyptian leader of the 4th century, Athanasius' career was shaped by his conflicts with Arius and successive Roman emperors. He is venerated as a saint and his feast day is observed on different days depending upon the various churches.

 9 Hassan al-Banna

Hassan al-Banna
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Famous As: School teacher
Birthdate: October 14, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: February 12, 1949

 10 Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria

Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria
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Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: November 4, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: Egyptian

 11 Muhammad Abduh

Muhammad Abduh
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Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: 1849 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: July 11, 1905

 12 Unas

Unas
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Famous As: Pharaoh
Birthdate: 0000 BC
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: 2350 BC

 13 Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria

Pope Shenouda III of Alexandria
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Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: August 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: March 17, 2012

 14 Pope Miltiades

Pope Miltiades
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Famous As: Bishop of Rome, Pope
Birthdate: 0250 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: December 31, 0314

 15 Ali Gomaa

Ali Gomaa
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Birthdate: March 3, 1952
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Egyptian

 16 Khaba

Khaba
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Famous As: Pharaoh
Birthdate: 0000 BC
Nationality: Egyptian

 17 Pachomius the Great

Pachomius the Great
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Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 0292 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: May 9, 0348

 18 Amr Khaled

Amr Khaled
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Famous As: Preacher
Birthdate: September 5, 1967
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Egyptian

 19 Al-Mustansir Billah

Al-Mustansir Billah
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Famous As: Caliph of Cairo
Birthdate: July 5, 1029
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: January 10, 1094

 20 Severus of Antioch

Severus of Antioch
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Famous As: Patriarch
Birthdate: 0465 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: February 8, 0538

 21 George of Cappadocia

George of Cappadocia
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Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: December 24, 0361

 22 Maximos V Hakim

Maximos V Hakim
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Famous As: Religious Leader
Birthdate: May 18, 1908
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: June 29, 2001

 23 Gad al-Haq

Gad al-Haq
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Famous As: Imam
Birthdate: April 5, 1917
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: March 15, 1996

 24 Meletius of Lycopolis

Meletius of Lycopolis
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Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: 0327 AD

 25 Muhammad Hamid Abu al-Nasr

Muhammad Hamid Abu al-Nasr
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Famous As: Religious leader
Birthdate: March 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: January 20, 1996

 26 Al-Bahūtī

Al-Bahūtī
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: 1592 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: 1641 AD

 27 Fathi Osman

Fathi Osman
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: March 17, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: September 11, 2010

 28 George of Laodicea

George of Laodicea
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Famous As: Bishops
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: 0361 AD

 29 Patriarch John I of Alexandria

Patriarch John I of Alexandria
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Famous As: Pope
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: April 29, 0505

 30 Eusebius of Laodicea

Eusebius of Laodicea
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Famous As: Bishop
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: Egyptian
Died: 0268 AD