Ahmed Shafik

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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 under Hosni Mubarak. 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 212,576 page views. His biography is available in 31 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Ahmed Shafik is the 7,390th most popular politician (down from 6,571st in 2019), the 299th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 277th in 2019) and the 154th most popular Politician.

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Among politicians, Ahmed Shafik ranks 7,390 out of 15,577Before him are Guido Cantelli, Fulk I, Count of Anjou, Joop den Uyl, Ronald Inglehart, Julius Dorpmüller, and Guðni Th. Jóhannesson. After him are Adelaide of Paris, Prince Rupert of the Rhine, Tokugawa Ieshige, Tetricus II, Henry Casimir II, Prince of Nassau-Dietz, and Sayyida al Hurra.

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Among people born in 1941, Ahmed Shafik ranks 160Before him are Eleni Karaindrou, David Hemmings, Aldrich Ames, Yuri Norstein, Captain Beefheart, and Robert D. Putnam. After him are Jaan Kaplinski, Chucho Valdés, Luis Alberto Lacalle, Salvatore Accardo, Sarah Miles, and Peter Cullen.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Ahmed Shafik ranks 299 out of 582Before him are Ali az-Zahir (1005), Olympiodorus the Younger (495), Edmond Jabès (1912), Isaac Israeli ben Solomon (832), Sufi Abu Taleb (1925), and Tawfiq al-Hakim (1898). After him are Dina bint Abdul-Hamid (1929), Pope Anianus of Alexandria (100), Merneferre Ay (-1650), Abū Kāmil Shujāʿ ibn Aslam (850), Boutros Ghali (1846), and Hassan Fathy (1900).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Ahmed Shafik ranks 154Before him are Menkare (-2200), Neferkaure (-2150), John Tristan, Count of Valois (1250), Djedefhor (-2600), Ali az-Zahir (1005), and Sufi Abu Taleb (1925). After him are Merneferre Ay (-1650), Boutros Ghali (1846), Alexander II Zabinas (-190), Al-Mansur Ali (1242), Nepherites I (-490), and Osorkon III (-900).