Farouk of Egypt

1920 - 1965

Farouk of Egypt

Farouk I (; Arabic: فاروق الأول‎ Fārūq al-Awwal; 11 February 1920 – 18 March 1965) was the tenth ruler of Egypt from the Muhammad Ali dynasty and the penultimate King of Egypt and the Sudan, succeeding his father, Fuad I, in 1936.His full title was "His Majesty Farouk I, by the grace of God, King of Egypt and the Sudan. He was overthrown in the Egyptian Revolution of 1952, and forced to abdicate in favour of his infant son, Ahmed Fuad, who succeeded him as Fuad II. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Farouk of Egypt has received more than 1,196,634 page views. His biography is available in 48 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 874th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Farouk of Egypt ranks 869 out of 14,801Before him are George Marshall, Justinian II, Christian I of Denmark, Himiko, Shaka, and Yitzhak Shamir. After him are Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, Sukjong of Joseon, Władysław III of Poland, Mindaugas, Tullus Hostilius, and Scipio Aemilianus.

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Among people born in 1920, Farouk of Egypt ranks 10Before him are Yul Brynner, Charles Bukowski, Ray Bradbury, Toshiro Mifune, Rosalind Franklin, and Mario Puzo. After him are Paul Celan, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Traudl Junge, Melina Mercouri, Juan Antonio Samaranch, and Owen Chamberlain. Among people deceased in 1965, Farouk of Egypt ranks 9Before him are Malcolm X, Albert Schweitzer, Syngman Rhee, Martin Buber, W. Somerset Maugham, and Stan Laurel. After him are Edward Victor Appleton, Hermann Staudinger, Moshe Sharett, Nat King Cole, Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej, and T. S. Eliot.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Farouk of Egypt ranks 58 out of 432Before him are Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator (-62), Ptolemy XIV of Egypt (-60), Umm Kulthum (1898), Boutros Boutros-Ghali (1922), Ahmose I (-1560), and Fawzia Fuad of Egypt (1921). After him are Tiye (-1398), Shoshenq I (-1000), Djedefre (-2600), Den (-3000), Amenhotep II (-1401), and Apollonius of Rhodes (-295).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Farouk of Egypt ranks 25Before him are Caesarion (-47), Cleopatra I Syra (-204), Thutmose I (-1600), Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator (-62), Ptolemy XIV of Egypt (-60), and Ahmose I (-1560). After him are Shoshenq I (-1000), Djedefre (-2600), Den (-3000), Amenhotep II (-1401), Mohamed Morsi (1951), and Psamtik I (-700).

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