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 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 5,293,313 page views. His biography is available in 95 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 93 in 2019). Gamal Abdel Nasser is the 177th most popular politician (up from 183rd in 2019), the 17th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 19th in 2019) and the 8th 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 177 out of 15,710Before him are Klemens von Metternich, Harry S. Truman, Septimius Severus, William I, German Emperor, Henry II of France, and Björn Ironside. After him are Alexander I of Russia, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Rodrigo Duterte, Mars, David Ben-Gurion, and Ibrahim of the Ottoman Empire.

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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, Robert Wadlow, Kurt Waldheim, Louis Althusser, Leonard Bernstein, and Rita Hayworth. Among people deceased in 1970, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 5Before him are Charles de Gaulle, Bertrand Russell, Janis Joplin, and Abraham Maslow. After him are Erich Maria Remarque, Jimi Hendrix, António de Oliveira Salazar, Sukarno, Yukio Mishima, Max Born, and Hjalmar Schacht.

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Among people born in Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 17 out of 520Before him are Joshua (-1355), Origen (185), Amenhotep III (-1403), Imhotep (-2800), Hosni Mubarak (1928), and Plotinus (203). After him are Anthony the Great (251), Anwar Sadat (1918), Rudolf Hess (1894), Catherine of Alexandria (287), Ptolemy I Soter (-367), and Hero of Alexandria (10).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser ranks 8Before him are Akhenaten (-1400), Cleopatra (-69), Yasser Arafat (1929), Hatshepsut (-1507), Amenhotep III (-1403), and Hosni Mubarak (1928). After him are Anwar Sadat (1918), Rudolf Hess (1894), Khafra (-2550), Seti I (-1323), Khufu (-2700), and Caesarion (-47).