Saad el-Shazly

1922 - 2011

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Saad El Din Mohamed el-Husseiny el-Shazly (Arabic: سعد الدين محمد الحسيني الشاذلي‎, IPA: [sæʕd edˈdiːn elħoˈseːni eʃˈʃæzli])‎ (1 April 1922 – 10 February 2011) was an Egyptian military commander. He was Egypt's chief of staff during the October War. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Saad el-Shazly has received more than 112,875 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Saad el-Shazly is the 1,099th most popular military personnel (down from 969th in 2019), the 364th most popular biography from Egypt and the 5th most popular Egyptian Military Personnel.

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Among military personnels, Saad el-Shazly ranks 1,099 out of 1,466Before him are Hydarnes II, Franz Bäke, Katō Yoshiaki, Abdul Haris Nasution, William Calley, and Jean-Étienne Championnet. After him are Frederick Schomberg, 1st Duke of Schomberg, August Karl von Goeben, Jean-Baptiste Vaquette de Gribeauval, Angelo Iachino, Walther Wever, and Oku Yasukata.

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Among people born in 1922, Saad el-Shazly ranks 201Before him are Esther Brand, Carlo Lizzani, Hilarion Capucci, Steven Hill, Władysław Bartoszewski, and Hal Clement. After him are René Lévesque, Stephen Kim Sou-hwan, Eusebio Tejera, Yuri Knorozov, John Christopher, and Jock Stein. Among people deceased in 2011, Saad el-Shazly ranks 149Before him are Virgilio Noè, Hella Haasse, Susannah York, Josefa Iloilo, Anne Francis, and Lilian Jackson Braun. After him are Otakar Vávra, Sena Jurinac, John Stott, Robert Brout, Lawrence Eagleburger, and Osamu Dezaki.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Saad el-Shazly ranks 364 out of 520Before him are Ali ibn Ridwan (988), Riccardo Freda (1909), Ahmad al-Tayyeb (1946), Richard Anthony (1938), Sobekemsaf I (-1650), and Nasr Abu Zayd (1943). After him are Georges Schehadé (1905), Senebkay (-1700), Nabil Elaraby (1935), Salama Moussa (1887), Neferefre (-2500), and Bat Ye'or (1933).


Among military personnels born in Egypt, Saad el-Shazly ranks 5Before him are Ptolemy I Soter (-367), Eli Cohen (1924), Ashraf Marwan (1944), and Jawhar (911).