Ahmed Shafik

1941 - Today

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Ahmed Mohamed Shafik Zaki (Arabic: أحمد محمد شفيق زكى‎, IPA: [ˈæħmæd mæˈħæmmæd ʃæˈfiːʔ ˈzæki]; born 25 November 1941) is an Egyptian politician and former presidential candidate. He was a senior commander in the Egyptian Air Force and later served as Prime Minister of Egypt from 29 January 2011 to 3 March 2011. After a career as a fighter pilot, and squadron, wing and group commander, Shafik was the Commander of the Egyptian Air Force from 1996 to 2002, reaching the rank of air marshal. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed Shafik has received more than 190,496 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia. Ahmed Shafik is the 6,579th most popular politician (down from 5,013th in 2019), the 278th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 224th in 2019) and the 139th most popular Egyptian Politician.

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Among politicians, Ahmed Shafik ranks 6,579 out of 15,710Before him are Arete, Willi Münzenberg, Margravine Louise Charlotte of Brandenburg, Chen Cheng, Archduke Johann Salvator of Austria, and Ali az-Zahir. After him are Abaris the Hyperborean, Srinagarindra, Phriapatius, Al-Hakim I, Al-Mustanjid, and Yen Chia-kan.

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Among people born in 1941, Ahmed Shafik ranks 133Before him are Chubby Checker, Otto Sander, Mircea Snegur, George Lakoff, Gunpei Yokoi, and Goh Chok Tong. After him are Akiko Wakabayashi, Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya, Mario Corso, Sergei Dovlatov, Beniamino Stella, and Ghena Dimitrova.

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Among people born in Egypt, Ahmed Shafik ranks 278 out of 520Before him are Olympiodorus the Younger (495), Al-Mansur Ali (1242), Neferneferuaten Tasherit (-1400), Nefermaat (-2500), Alia Al-Hussein (1948), and Ali az-Zahir (1005). After him are Herodas (-300), Neferneferure (-1400), Al-Aziz Uthman (1171), Carpocrates (100), Ammonius Hermiae (440), and Pentawer (-1173).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Ahmed Shafik ranks 139Before him are Abdel Hakim Amer (1919), Jehan Sadat (1933), Nepherites II (-400), Hor (-1800), Al-Mansur Ali (1242), and Ali az-Zahir (1005). After him are Neferneferure (-1400), Al-Aziz Uthman (1171), Pentawer (-1173), John Tristan, Count of Valois (1250), Menkare (-2200), and Boutros Ghali (1846).