Anwar Sadat

1918 - 1981

Anwar Sadat

Muhammad Anwar el-Sadat (, also UK: , US: ; Arabic: محمد أنور السادات‎, romanized: Muḥammad ʾAnwar as-Sādāt, Egyptian Arabic: [mæˈħæmmæd ˈʔɑnwɑɾ essæˈdæːt]; 25 December 1918 – 6 October 1981) was an Egyptian politician who served as the third President of Egypt, from 15 October 1970 until his assassination by fundamentalist army officers on 6 October 1981. Sadat was a senior member of the Free Officers who overthrew King Farouk in the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, and a close confidant of President Gamal Abdel Nasser, under whom he served as Vice President twice and whom he succeeded as President in 1970. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Anwar Sadat has received more than 2,655,227 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 203rd most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Anwar Sadat ranks 201 out of 14,801Before him are Frederick the Great, Leonidas I, Enver Hoxha, Henry II of France, Eva Perón, and Harald Fairhair. After him are Slobodan Milošević, Victor Emmanuel II of Italy, Klemens von Metternich, Louis XII of France, William the Silent, and Heraclius.

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Among people born in 1918, Anwar Sadat ranks 5Before him are Nelson Mandela, Nicolae Ceaușescu, Ingmar Bergman, and Gamal Abdel Nasser. After him are Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Richard Feynman, Rita Hayworth, Kurt Waldheim, Louis Althusser, Leonard Bernstein, and Robert Wadlow. Among people deceased in 1981, Anwar Sadat ranks 2Before him is Bob Marley. After him are Jacques Lacan, Albert Speer, Moshe Dayan, Max Euwe, Hans Adolf Krebs, William Wyler, Béla Guttmann, Odd Hassel, Natalie Wood, and Hideki Yukawa.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Anwar Sadat ranks 21 out of 432Before him are Plotinus (203), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Rudolf Hess (1894), Imhotep (-2800), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), and Catherine of Alexandria (287). After him are Nefertari (-1290), Arius (256), Khafra (-2550), Dalida (1933), Ptolemy I Soter (-367), and Seti I (-1323).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Anwar Sadat ranks 10Before him are Yasser Arafat (1929), Amenhotep III (-1403), Hatshepsut (-1507), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Rudolf Hess (1894), and Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918). After him are Khafra (-2550), Seti I (-1323), Khufu (-2700), Smenkhkare (-1400), Menkaure (-2001), and Ptolemy II Philadelphus (-308).

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