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Gamal Abdel Nasser

1918 - 1970

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Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein (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 Egyptian revolution of 1952 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 5,935,583 page views. His biography is available in 97 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 95 in 2019). Gamal Abdel Nasser is the 230th most popular politician (down from 177th in 2019), the 21st most popular biography from Egypt (down from 17th in 2019) and the 10th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Gamal Abdel Nasser was the second president of Egypt. He was most famous for being the leader of Egypt during the Suez Crisis and the Six-Day War.

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Among politicians, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 230 out of 15,577Before him are David Ben-Gurion, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Anwar Sadat, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Domitian, and Lucius Tarquinius Superbus. After him are Edward VI of England, Odoacer, Theodore Roosevelt, Martin Bormann, Konrad Adenauer, and Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1918, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 5Before him are Nelson Mandela, Nicolae Ceaușescu, Ingmar Bergman, and Anwar Sadat. After him are Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Richard Feynman, Robert Wadlow, Rita Hayworth, Ken Miles, Louis Althusser, and Helmut Schmidt. Among people deceased in 1970, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 5Before him are Charles de Gaulle, Janis Joplin, Bertrand Russell, and Abraham Maslow. After him are António de Oliveira Salazar, Jimi Hendrix, Erich Maria Remarque, Yukio Mishima, Sukarno, Hjalmar Schacht, and Max Born.

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Among people born in Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 21 out of 582Before him are Anthony the Great (251), Imhotep (-2800), Plotinus (203), Rudolf Hess (1894), Hosni Mubarak (1928), and Anwar Sadat (1918). After him are Nefertari (-1290), Dalida (1933), Hagar (-1800), Diophantus (201), Seti I (-1323), and Hero of Alexandria (10).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 10Before him are Yasser Arafat (1929), Hatshepsut (-1507), Amenhotep III (-1403), Rudolf Hess (1894), Hosni Mubarak (1928), and Anwar Sadat (1918). After him are Seti I (-1323), Khafra (-2550), Caesarion (-47), Menkaure (-2001), Horemheb (-1319), and Ahmose I (-1560).