Gamal Abdel Nasser

1918 - 1970

Gamal Abdel Nasser

Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussain (UK: , US: ; Arabic: جمال عبد الناصر حسين‎, romanized: Jamāl ʻAbdu n-Nāṣir Ḥusayn, Egyptian Arabic: [ɡæˈmæːl ʕæbdenˈnɑːsˤeɾ ħeˈseːn]; 15 January 1918 – 28 September 1970) was an Egyptian politician who served as the second President of Egypt, from 1954 until his death in 1970. Nasser led the 1952 overthrow of the monarchy and introduced far-reaching land reforms the following year. Following a 1954 attempt on his life by a Muslim Brotherhood member, he cracked down on the organization, put President Mohamed Naguib under house arrest and assumed executive office. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gamal Abdel Nasser has received more than 3,758,411 page views. His biography is available in 93 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 185th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 183 out of 14,801Before him are Christina, Queen of Sweden, Joanna of Castile, Al Gore, Rudolf Hess, Ariel Sharon, and Rodrigo Duterte. After him are Mehmed IV, Francis II of France, Ertuğrul, Cyrus the Great, Alfred the Great, and Batu Khan.

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Among people born in 1918, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 4Before him are Nelson Mandela, Nicolae Ceaușescu, and Ingmar Bergman. After him are Anwar Sadat, Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Richard Feynman, Rita Hayworth, Kurt Waldheim, Louis Althusser, Leonard Bernstein, and Robert Wadlow. Among people deceased in 1970, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 4Before him are Charles de Gaulle, Bertrand Russell, and Janis Joplin. After him are Abraham Maslow, Erich Maria Remarque, António de Oliveira Salazar, Jimi Hendrix, Yukio Mishima, Sukarno, Max Born, and Alexander Kerensky.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 19 out of 432Before him are Joshua (-1355), Anthony the Great (251), Plotinus (203), Hosni Mubarak (1928), Rudolf Hess (1894), and Imhotep (-2800). After him are Catherine of Alexandria (287), Anwar Sadat (1918), Nefertari (-1290), Arius (256), Khafra (-2550), and Dalida (1933).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 9Before him are Akhenaten (-1400), Yasser Arafat (1929), Amenhotep III (-1403), Hatshepsut (-1507), Hosni Mubarak (1928), and Rudolf Hess (1894). After him are Anwar Sadat (1918), Khafra (-2550), Seti I (-1323), Khufu (-2700), Smenkhkare (-1400), and Menkaure (-2001).

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