Anwar Sadat

1918 - 1981

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Muhammad Anwar el-Sadat (25 December 1918 – 6 October 1981) was an Egyptian politician and military officer 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 3,665,481 page views. His biography is available in 98 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 97 in 2019). Anwar Sadat is the 199th most popular politician (up from 201st in 2019), the 19th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 21st in 2019) and the 9th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Anwar Sadat was the president of Egypt from 1970 to 1981. He was most famous for signing a peace treaty with Israel in 1979.

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Among politicians, Anwar Sadat ranks 199 out of 15,710Before him are George VI, Heraclius, Louis IX of France, George H. W. Bush, Osman II, and Muawiyah I. After him are Frederick the Great, Silvio Berlusconi, Odoacer, Slobodan Milošević, Henry VII of England, and Catherine I of Russia.

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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, Robert Wadlow, Kurt Waldheim, Louis Althusser, Leonard Bernstein, and Rita Hayworth. Among people deceased in 1981, Anwar Sadat ranks 2Before him is Bob Marley. After him are Jacques Lacan, Albert Speer, Moshe Dayan, Max Euwe, William Wyler, Hans Adolf Krebs, Marcel Breuer, Frederica of Hanover, Soong Ching-ling, and Natalie Wood.

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Among people born in Egypt, Anwar Sadat ranks 19 out of 520Before him are Amenhotep III (-1403), Imhotep (-2800), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Plotinus (203), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), and Anthony the Great (251). After him are Rudolf Hess (1894), Catherine of Alexandria (287), Ptolemy I Soter (-367), Hero of Alexandria (10), Diophantus (201), and Khafra (-2550).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Anwar Sadat ranks 9Before him are Cleopatra (-69), Yasser Arafat (1929), Hatshepsut (-1507), Amenhotep III (-1403), Hosni Mubarak (1928), and Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918). After him are Rudolf Hess (1894), Khafra (-2550), Seti I (-1323), Khufu (-2700), Caesarion (-47), and Horemheb (-1319).