Hosni Mubarak

1928 - 2020

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Muhammad Hosni El Sayed Mubarak (Egyptian Arabic: محمد حسني مبارك‎; 4 May 1928 – 25 February 2020) was an Egyptian politician and military officer who served as the fourth president of Egypt from 1981 to 2011. Before he entered politics, Mubarak was a career officer in the Egyptian Air Force. He served as its commander from 1972 to 1975 and rose to the rank of air chief marshal in 1973. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hosni Mubarak has received more than 4,962,858 page views. His biography is available in 116 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 113 in 2019). Hosni Mubarak is the 201st most popular politician (up from 217th in 2019), the 18th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 19th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Hosni Mubarak is most famous for being the president of Egypt from 1981 to 2011. He was overthrown in the Arab Spring protests.

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Among politicians, Hosni Mubarak ranks 201 out of 19,576Before him are Batu Khan, William I, German Emperor, Louis the Pious, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, and Henry III of France. After him are Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Bayezid I, Mehmed I, Darius III, Joanna of Castile, and Heraclius.

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Among people born in 1928, Hosni Mubarak ranks 5Before him are Che Guevara, Ariel Sharon, Andy Warhol, and Stanley Kubrick. After him are Ennio Morricone, John Forbes Nash Jr., Noam Chomsky, Agnès Varda, Eduard Shevardnadze, Serge Gainsbourg, and James Watson. Among people deceased in 2020, Hosni Mubarak ranks 3Before him are Diego Maradona, and Sean Connery. After him are Ennio Morricone, Kirk Douglas, Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Pierre Cardin, Qaboos bin Said al Said, Javier Pérez de Cuéllar, Qasem Soleimani, Alan Parker, and Max von Sydow.

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Among people born in Egypt, Hosni Mubarak ranks 18 out of 642Before him are Joshua (-1355), Catherine of Alexandria (287), Hatshepsut (-1507), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), Plotinus (203), and Anwar Sadat (1918). After him are Amenhotep III (-1403), Imhotep (-2800), Hagar (-1800), Rudolf Hess (1894), Hero of Alexandria (10), and Dalida (1933).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Hosni Mubarak ranks 7Before him are Cleopatra (-69), Yasser Arafat (1929), Akhenaten (-1400), Hatshepsut (-1507), Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918), and Anwar Sadat (1918). After him are Amenhotep III (-1403), Rudolf Hess (1894), Khafra (-2550), Ay (-1380), Horemheb (-1319), and Menkaure (-2001).