Mohamed Hussein Tantawi

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Mohamed Hussein Tantawi Soliman (Arabic: محمد حسين طنطاوي سليمان‎, Egyptian Arabic: [mæˈħæmmæd ħeˈseːn tˤɑnˈtˤɑːwi seleˈmæːn]; 31 October 1935 – 21 September 2021) was an Egyptian field marshal and politician. He was the commander-in-chief of the Egyptian Armed Forces and, as chairman of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, was the de facto head of state from the ousting of President Hosni Mubarak on 11 February 2011 until the inauguration of Mohamed Morsi as president of Egypt on 30 June 2012. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mohamed Hussein Tantawi has received more than 571,695 page views. His biography is available in 45 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Mohamed Hussein Tantawi is the 2,752nd most popular politician (up from 2,838th in 2019), the 144th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 153rd in 2019) and the 68th most popular Egyptian Politician.

Mohamed Hussein Tantawi is most famous for being the head of the Egyptian military.

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Among politicians, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi ranks 2,752 out of 15,710Before him are Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar, Julius Schreck, Apepi, Mentuhotep I, Pelopidas, and Eduard Limonov. After him are Erna Solberg, Franz I, Prince of Liechtenstein, Rudolf von Laban, Gnaeus Domitius Corbulo, Cleopatra Selene of Syria, and Marie of Luxembourg, Queen of France.

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Among people born in 1935, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi ranks 34Before him are Mercedes Sosa, Mirella Freni, Gherman Titov, Jerry Lee Lewis, Omar Bongo, and William Friedkin. After him are Maj Sjöwall, Giya Kancheli, Miroslav Blažević, Jim Peebles, Danilo Kiš, and Adnan Khashoggi.

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Among people born in Egypt, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi ranks 144 out of 520Before him are Nonnus (500), Smendes (-1200), Theophylact Simocatta (580), Abbas II of Egypt (1874), Apepi (-1600), and Mentuhotep I (-2200). After him are Cleopatra Selene of Syria (-130), Psusennes I (-1100), Faten Hamama (1931), Necho I (-700), Apries (-650), and Arsinoe III of Egypt (-246).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi ranks 68Before him are Kiya (-1400), Arsinoe IV of Egypt (-68), Smendes (-1200), Abbas II of Egypt (1874), Apepi (-1600), and Mentuhotep I (-2200). After him are Cleopatra Selene of Syria (-130), Psusennes I (-1100), Necho I (-700), Apries (-650), Arsinoe III of Egypt (-246), and Intef II (-2150).