WRITER

Ahmed Shawqi

1868 - 1932

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Ahmed Shawqi (also written Chawki; Arabic: أحمد شوقي, ALA-LC: Aḥmad Shawqī, Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ˈʔæħmæd ˈʃæwʔi]; Adyghe: Ахьмэд-Щэукъи; 1870–1932), nicknamed the Prince of Poets (Arabic: أمير الشعراء Amīr al-Shu‘arā’), was an Arabic poet laureate, to the Arabic literary tradition. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ahmed Shawqi has received more than 273,979 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Ahmed Shawqi is the 1,703rd most popular writer (up from 1,730th in 2019), the 260th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 261st in 2019) and the 17th most popular Egyptian Writer.

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  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

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Among WRITERS

Among writers, Ahmed Shawqi ranks 1,703 out of 5,794Before him are Yan Fu, Hirokazu Kanazawa, Julius Firmicus Maternus, Eileen Chang, Jacques Cazotte, and Anastasius Sinaita. After him are Liu Zongyuan, Denis Fonvizin, E. E. Cummings, Jean de Meun, Pierre Reverdy, and Arnaldur Indriðason.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1868, Ahmed Shawqi ranks 66Before him are Louis Couturat, Frank Bunker Gilbreth Sr., Empress Dowager Longyu, Noe Zhordania, W. E. B. Du Bois, and Henry Bergman. After him are Ernst Linder, Otto von Lossow, Robert W. Wood, Jane Avril, Francis Jammes, and Wilhelm Schmidt. Among people deceased in 1932, Ahmed Shawqi ranks 37Before him are Alexander Grin, Jules Chéret, Ramon Casas, Georg Kerschensteiner, Guillaume Bigourdan, and Émile Friant. After him are Ovide Decroly, Tomáš Baťa, Johannes Schober, King C. Gillette, Louis Anquetin, and Peg Entwistle.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Ahmed Shawqi ranks 260 out of 520Before him are Prince Rahotep (-2700), Jawhar (911), Neferhotep I (-1800), Tiberius Julius Alexander (100), Alexander II Zabinas (-190), and Anastasius Sinaita (630). After him are Qakare Ibi (-2181), Pope Peter I of Alexandria (300), Pope Theophilus of Alexandria (310), Apollos (100), Ibn al-Farid (1181), and Abdel Hakim Amer (1919).

Among WRITERS In Egypt

Among writers born in Egypt, Ahmed Shawqi ranks 17Before him are Nonnus (500), Taha Hussein (1889), Dionysius Thrax (-170), Achilles Tatius (200), Giuseppe Ungaretti (1888), and Anastasius Sinaita (630). After him are Ibn al-Farid (1181), Herodas (-300), Didymus Chalcenterus (-63), Edmond Jabès (1912), Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy (1928), and Tawfiq al-Hakim (1898).