Asmaa Mahfouz

1985 - Today

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Asmaa Mahfouz (Egyptian Arabic: أسماء محفوظ‎, pronounced [ʔæsˈmæːʔ mɑħˈfuːz, ˈʔæsmæ-], born 1 February 1985) is an Egyptian activist and one of the founders of the April 6 Youth Movement. She has been credited by journalist Mona Eltahawy and others with helping to spark a mass uprising through her video blog posted one week before the start of the 2011 Egyptian revolution. She is a prominent member of Egypt's Coalition of the Youth of the Revolution and one of the leaders of the Egyptian revolution.In 2011 she was one of five recipients of the "Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought", awarded for contributions to "historic changes in the Arab world". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Asmaa Mahfouz has received more than 63,159 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia. Asmaa Mahfouz is the 505th most popular social activist (down from 412th in 2019), the 491st most popular biography from Egypt (down from 418th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Egyptian Social Activist.

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Among social activists, Asmaa Mahfouz ranks 505 out of 544Before her are David Kato, Peter Tatchell, Ronan Farrow, Anna Hutsol, Nathan Law, and Gauri Lankesh. After her are Ahed Tamimi, Nikolay Alexeyev, Sonita Alizadeh, Lamiya Haji Bashar, Enric Duran, and Aliaa Magda Elmahdy.

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Among people born in 1985, Asmaa Mahfouz ranks 506Before her are Martin Velits, Anja Mittag, Kim Jae-bum, Dong Fangzhuo, Abdallah El Said, and Tatiana Kotova. After her are Marcus Hellner, Shontelle, Adam Nemec, Caroline Seger, Lou Taylor Pucci, and Elias Mendes Trindade.

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Among people born in Egypt, Asmaa Mahfouz ranks 491 out of 520Before her are Sherif Ekramy (1983), Trézéguet (1994), Ahmed Elmohamady (1987), Mohamed Nagy (1984), Mohamed El Shenawy (1988), and Abdallah El Said (1985). After her are Mohamed Abdelwahab (1983), Ahmed Hegazi (1991), Ali Gabr (1989), Mohamed Abdel Shafy (1985), Omar Gaber (1992), and Emad Moteab (1983).


Among social activists born in Egypt, Asmaa Mahfouz ranks 5Before her are Hassan al-Banna (1906), Huda Sha'arawi (1879), Abdul Basit 'Abd us-Samad (1927), and Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed (1872). After her are Aliaa Magda Elmahdy (1991) and Sarah Hegazi (1989).

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