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Mohamed Hussein Tantawi

1935 - 2021

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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 681,225 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Mohamed Hussein Tantawi is the 1,979th most popular politician (up from 2,747th in 2019), the 111th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 144th in 2019) and the 49th 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 1,979 out of 15,577Before him are Sweyn II of Denmark, Ferdinand I of Portugal, Athalaric, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, Isabella of Aragon, Queen of France, and Victor Lustig. After him are Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, John, Prince of Asturias, Hisham ibn Abd al-Malik, Magnus the Good, Damdin Sükhbaatar, and Nicolas Fouquet.

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Among people born in 1935, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi ranks 26Before him are Edward Said, Isao Takahata, Ágota Kristóf, Faisal II of Iraq, Fairuz, and Omar Sívori. After him are Mercedes Sosa, John Cazale, Bibi Andersson, Omar Bongo, Gherman Titov, and Udo Lattek. Among people deceased in 2021, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi ranks 27Before him are Betty White, Aaron T. Beck, Nathalie Delon, Wilbur Smith, Richard Rogers, and Sonny Chiba. After him are Lars Vilks, Donald Rumsfeld, Carlos Menem, Anne Rice, Abimael Guzmán, and Bernard Haitink.

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Among people born in Egypt, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi ranks 111 out of 582Before him are Isma'il Pasha (1830), Cleopatra V of Egypt (-100), Al-Suyuti (1445), Georges Moustaki (1934), Ibn Hajar al-‘Asqalani (1372), and Maria al-Qibtiyya (600). After him are Al-Kamil (1177), Seqenenre Tao (-1600), Sekhemkhet (-2800), Alexander Helios (-40), Macarius of Egypt (300), and Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator (-152).


Among politicians born in Egypt, Mohamed Hussein Tantawi ranks 49Before him are Kamose (-1600), Userkaf (-2600), Shepseskaf (-2600), Djet (-3000), Isma'il Pasha (1830), and Cleopatra V of Egypt (-100). After him are Al-Kamil (1177), Seqenenre Tao (-1600), Sekhemkhet (-2800), Alexander Helios (-40), Ptolemy VII Neos Philopator (-152), and Amasis II (-700).