Hussein Kamel of Egypt

1853 - 1917

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Sultan Hussein Kamel (Arabic: السلطان حسين كامل‎; November 1853 – 9 October 1917) was the Sultan of Egypt from 19 December 1914 to 9 October 1917, during the British protectorate over Egypt. He was the first person to hold the title of Sultan of Egypt since the killing of Sultan Tuman II by the Ottomans in 1517 following their conquest of Egypt. Hussein Kamel was the second son of Khedive Ismail Pasha, who ruled Egypt from 1863 to 1879. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hussein Kamel of Egypt has received more than 190,728 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Hussein Kamel of Egypt is the 4,251st most popular politician (down from 4,065th in 2019), the 202nd most popular biography from Egypt (down from 193rd in 2019) and the 98th 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 4,251 out of 15,710Before him are Joseph Chamberlain, Wolfram Sievers, Catherine of Saxe-Lauenburg, Arnold Gehlen, Utu-hengal, and Sophia. After him are Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, Clementine Churchill, William II of Württemberg, Levon Ter-Petrosyan, Köprülüzade Fazıl Mustafa Pasha, and Harpalus.

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Among people born in 1853, Hussein Kamel of Egypt ranks 27Before him are Princess Thyra of Denmark, Kitasato Shibasaburō, Prince Leopold, Duke of Albany, Emil Jellinek, André Michelin, and Vladimir Korolenko. After him are Katharina Schratt, Flinders Petrie, Roberto Ferruzzi, Vladimir Shukhov, Alexius Meinong, and Louise Abbéma. Among people deceased in 1917, Hussein Kamel of Egypt ranks 24Before him are Ludwig Minkus, Radomir Putnik, Liliʻuokalani, Léon Bloy, Jean Gaston Darboux, and Adolph Wagner. After him are Ranavalona III, Mendele Mocher Sforim, Ferdinand Georg Frobenius, Hugo Simberg, Kristian Birkeland, and Princess Louise Margaret of Prussia.

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Among people born in Egypt, Hussein Kamel of Egypt ranks 202 out of 520Before him are Abdel Halim Hafez (1929), Achilles Tatius (200), Ahmed Zewail (1946), Al-Mutawakkil III (1500), Didymus the Blind (313), and Osorkon II (-1000). After him are Takelot II (-900), Mohammed Abdel Wahab (1901), Shoshenq II (-1000), Ibn Yunus (950), Al-Ashraf Khalil (1260), and Osorkon I (-1000).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Hussein Kamel of Egypt ranks 98Before him are Tetisheri (-1600), Sa'id of Egypt (1822), Fuad II of Egypt (1952), Tewfik Pasha (1852), Al-Mutawakkil III (1500), and Osorkon II (-1000). After him are Takelot II (-900), Shoshenq II (-1000), Al-Ashraf Khalil (1260), Osorkon I (-1000), Wazner (-3500), and Samir Amin (1931).