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Fawzia Fuad of Egypt

1921 - 2013

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Fawzia of Egypt (Arabic: فوزية; 5 November 1921 – 2 July 2013), also known as Fawzia Pahlavi or Fawzia Chirine, was an Egyptian princess who became Queen of Iran as the first wife of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, Shah of Iran . Fawzia was the daughter of Fuad I, seventh son of Ismail the Magnificent. Her marriage to the Iranian Crown Prince in 1939 was a political deal: it consolidated Egyptian power and influence in the Middle East, while bringing respectability to the new Iranian regime by association with the much more prestigious Egyptian royal house. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fawzia Fuad of Egypt has received more than 1,566,171 page views. Her biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Fawzia Fuad of Egypt is the 51st most popular companion (down from 49th in 2019), the 51st most popular biography from Egypt (up from 56th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Egyptian Companion.

Fawzia Fuad was the first wife of King Farouk. She was the daughter of King Fuad I and Queen Nazli.

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Among companions, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt ranks 51 out of 673Before her are Marie Leszczyńska, Désirée Clary, Caroline of Ansbach, Elizabeth Woodville, Mary Boleyn, and Mary Tudor, Queen of France. After her are Elisabeth of Valois, Princess Helena of the United Kingdom, Theodora, Ingrid of Sweden, Isabella of France, and Sita.

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Among people born in 1921, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt ranks 11Before her are Stanisław Lem, Andrei Sakharov, Jean-Bédel Bokassa, Michael I of Romania, Suharto, and John Rawls. After her are Yves Montand, Hua Guofeng, Fahd of Saudi Arabia, Joseph Beuys, Giulietta Masina, and Sophie Scholl. Among people deceased in 2013, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt ranks 6Before her are Nelson Mandela, Margaret Thatcher, Mikhail Kalashnikov, Doris Lessing, and Hugo Chávez. After her are Võ Nguyên Giáp, Peter O'Toole, Jorge Rafael Videla, Frederick Sanger, Paul Walker, and Tom Clancy.

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Among people born in Egypt, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt ranks 51 out of 582Before her are Ptolemy XIV of Egypt (-60), Umm Kulthum (1898), Khufu (-2700), Manetho (-201), Smenkhkare (-1400), and Farouk of Egypt (1920). After her are Moses in Islam (-1392), Boutros Boutros-Ghali (1922), Cleopatra I Syra (-204), Ptolemy XIII Theos Philopator (-62), Tiye (-1398), and Sneferu (-2700).


Among companions born in Egypt, Fawzia Fuad of Egypt ranks 4Before her are Nefertiti (-1400), Nefertari (-1290), and Ankhesenamun (-1347). After her are Tiye (-1398), Arsinoe II (-316), Meritamen (-1400), Nazli Sabri (1894), Bintanath (-1300), Farida of Egypt (1921), Meketaten (-1348), and Tjuyu (-1401).