Hussein Kamel of Egypt

1853 - 1917

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Sultan Hussein Kamel (Egyptian Arabic: السلطان حسين كامل; 21 November 1853 – 9 October 1917) was the Sultan of Egypt from 19 December 1914 to 9 October 1917, during the British protectorate over Egypt. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hussein Kamel of Egypt has received more than 340,281 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Hussein Kamel of Egypt is the 3,195th most popular politician (up from 3,339th in 2019), the 172nd most popular biography from Egypt (up from 174th in 2019) and the 81st most popular Egyptian Politician.

Hussein Kamel was the Minister of Industry and Military Production under Saddam Hussein. He defected from Iraq in 1995 and became a key witness for the U.N. weapons inspectors.

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Among politicians, Hussein Kamel of Egypt ranks 3,195 out of 19,576Before him are Albert IV, Duke of Austria, Agis IV, Pim Fortuyn, Grand Duchess Anastasia Mikhailovna of Russia, Vortigern, and Artur Rasizade. After him are Emperor Ōjin, Elio Di Rupo, Albert V, Duke of Bavaria, Anne, Princess Royal and Princess of Orange, Mohammed Omar, and Constantine III.

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Among people born in 1853, Hussein Kamel of Egypt ranks 17Before him are José Martí, Vladimir Solovyov, Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia, Ferdinand Hodler, Errico Malatesta, and Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar. After him are Princess Thyra of Denmark, Oskar Potiorek, Hans Christian Gram, Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Alphonse Bertillon, and Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany. Among people deceased in 1917, Hussein Kamel of Egypt ranks 20Before him are John William Waterhouse, Dragutin Dimitrijević, Franz Brentano, Scott Joplin, Ludwig Minkus, and Ranavalona III. After him are Radomir Putnik, Liliʻuokalani, Dadabhai Naoroji, Léon Bloy, Jean Gaston Darboux, and Adolph Wagner.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Hussein Kamel of Egypt ranks 172 out of 642Before him are Nazli Sabri (1894), Ahmed Zewail (1946), Fuad II of Egypt (1952), Meritamen (-1400), As-Salih Ayyub (1205), and Djedkare Isesi (-2500). After him are Abbas II of Egypt (1874), Ashraf Marwan (1944), Hetepheres I (-2700), Mary the Jewess (100), Apepi (-1600), and Shepseskare (-2450).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Hussein Kamel of Egypt ranks 81Before him are Neferefre (-2500), Smendes (-1200), Intef II (-2150), Fuad II of Egypt (1952), As-Salih Ayyub (1205), and Djedkare Isesi (-2500). After him are Abbas II of Egypt (1874), Hetepheres I (-2700), Apepi (-1600), Shepseskare (-2450), Cleopatra Thea (-164), and Al-Ashraf Khalil (1260).