Salama Moussa

1887 - 1958

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Salama Moussa (or Musa; 1887 – 4 August 1958) (Arabic: سلامه موسى pronounced [sæˈlæːmæ ˈmuːsæ], Coptic: ⲥⲁⲗⲁⲙⲁ ⲙⲱⲩⲥⲏⲥ) was an Egyptian journalist, writer and political theorist. Salama Moussa was an avowed secularist, he introduced the writings of Darwin, Nietzsche, and Freud to Egyptian readers. Salama Moussa campaigned against traditional religions and urged the Egyptian society to embrace European thought, he espoused the theory of evolution by natural selection. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Salama Moussa has received more than 53,867 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia. Salama Moussa is the 3,039th most popular writer (down from 2,550th in 2019), the 368th most popular biography from Egypt (down from 312th in 2019) and the 35th most popular Egyptian Writer.

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Among writers, Salama Moussa ranks 3,039 out of 5,794Before him are Antonio García Gutiérrez, Arnold Bennett, William Cowper, Ron Kovic, Theodor Körner, and Maximilian Voloshin. After him are Jacques Delille, R. A. Salvatore, Juan Fernández de Heredia, Åsa Larsson, Bonaventure des Périers, and Arthur Young.

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Among people born in 1887, Salama Moussa ranks 138Before him are Josef Frings, Theodore Roosevelt Jr., Rudolf Beran, Chico Marx, Alvin York, and Prince Gabriel Constantinovich of Russia. After him are Marc Mitscher, Anthony van Hoboken, Courtney Hodges, Ricardo Wolf, M. N. Roy, and Maria Jeritza. Among people deceased in 1958, Salama Moussa ranks 78Before him are Princess Joséphine Caroline of Belgium, Isidora Sekulić, Tommy Taylor, Marie Stopes, Aarre Merikanto, and Henry Kuttner. After him are Slobodan Jovanović, Varvara Stepanova, Armas Järnefelt, Prince Ferdinand of Bavaria, Nereu Ramos, and Oscar Torp.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Salama Moussa ranks 368 out of 520Before him are Sobekemsaf I (-1650), Nasr Abu Zayd (1943), Saad el-Shazly (1922), Georges Schehadé (1905), Senebkay (-1700), and Nabil Elaraby (1935). After him are Neferefre (-2500), Bat Ye'or (1933), Djedefhor (-2600), Al-Mustakfi I (1285), Mohamed Atta (1968), and Lysandra (-300).

Among WRITERS In Egypt

Among writers born in Egypt, Salama Moussa ranks 35Before him are Olympiodorus of Thebes (301), Albert Cossery (1913), Mohammed Hussein Heikal (1888), C. S. Forester (1899), Ibn Taghribirdi (1410), and Georges Schehadé (1905). After him are Bat Ye'or (1933), Mustafa Kamil Pasha (1874), Abbās al-Aqqād (1889), Aisha Abd al-Rahman (1913), Andrée Chedid (1920), and Apion (-30).