Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

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Abdel Fattah Saeed Hussein Khalil el-Sisi (born 19 November 1954) is a retired military officer and Egyptian politician who has served as the sixth and current president of Egypt since 2014. Before retiring as a general in the Egyptian military in 2014, Sisi served as Egypt’s deputy prime minister from 2013 to 2014, as its minister of defense from 2012 to 2013, and as its director of military intelligence from 2010 to 2012.Sisi was born in Cairo in 1954. As a young man, he joined the Egyptian Army and held a post in Saudi Arabia before enrolling in the Egyptian Army's Command and Staff College. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has received more than 4,144,324 page views. His biography is available in 76 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is the 1,876th most popular politician (up from 1,975th in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 111th in 2019) and the 48th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Abdel Fattah el-Sisi was the Egyptian military leader who overthrew the Muslim Brotherhood and became president of Egypt in 2013.

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Among politicians, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ranks 1,876 out of 15,710Before him are Michael the Brave, Mohammed Daoud Khan, Francis, Duke of Anjou, Dihya, Sima Zhao, and Otto Strasser. After him are Afonso II of Portugal, Emperor Huizong of Song, Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus, Canute IV of Denmark, Hongzhi Emperor, and Sancho I of Portugal.

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Among people born in 1954, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ranks 17Before him are Emir Kusturica, Shinzō Abe, Viktor Yushchenko, Jean-Claude Juncker, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Oprah Winfrey. After him are Stieg Larsson, Mario Kempes, Matt Groening, Ang Lee, Annie Lennox, and Dieter Bohlen.

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Among people born in Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ranks 106 out of 520Before him are Kamose (-1600), Yusuf al-Qaradawi (1926), Cleopatra III of Egypt (-161), Sanakht (-2700), Mohamed ElBaradei (1942), and Cleopatra IV of Egypt (-138). After him are Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani (1372), Amasis II (-700), Al-Suyuti (1445), Saint Menas (285), Ayman al-Zawahiri (1951), and Ammonius Saccas (175).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi ranks 48Before him are Djet (-3000), Shepseskaf (-2600), Kamose (-1600), Cleopatra III of Egypt (-161), Sanakht (-2700), and Cleopatra IV of Egypt (-138). After him are Amasis II (-700), Ptolemy X Alexander I (-140), Sekhemkhet (-2800), Ptolemy XI Alexander II (-100), Seqenenre Tao (-1600), and Alexander Helios (-40).

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