1931 - 2017

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Fatma Ahmad Kamal Shaker (Egyptian Arabic: فاطمه أحمد كمال شاكر; 8 February 1931 – 28 November 2017), better known by her stage name Shadia (Egyptian Arabic: شاديه, Shādya), was an Egyptian actress and singer. She was the third wife of Salah Zulfikar. She was famous for her roles in light comedies and drama in the 1950s and 1960s. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Shadia has received more than 394,512 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Shadia is the 1,410th most popular actor (up from 1,846th in 2019), the 306th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 333rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular Egyptian Actor.

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  • 390k

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  • 56.54

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 25

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.91

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.34

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Shadia ranks 1,410 out of 13,578Before her are François-Joseph Talma, Bill Duke, Clancy Brown, Joaquim de Almeida, Masako Nozawa, and Najwa Nimri. After her are DeForest Kelley, Martin Freeman, Joss Ackland, Will Ferrell, Ulrich Mühe, and Claire Bloom.

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Among people born in 1931, Shadia ranks 131Before her are Marianne Koch, Masaaki Hatsumi, Haya Harareet, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Uri Orlev, and Colin Wilson. After her are Claire Bloom, Ken Takakura, Rip Torn, John Milnor, Pierre Nora, and Hirokazu Kanazawa. Among people deceased in 2017, Shadia ranks 120Before her are Tom Petty, Peter Mansfield, Ángel Nieto, Jiro Taniguchi, Azzedine Alaïa, and Brian Aldiss. After her are Robert James Waller, Lubomyr Husar, Jerry Fodor, Omar Abdel-Rahman, Tsutomu Hata, and Igor Shafarevich.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Shadia ranks 306 out of 642Before her are Nikare (-2200), Osorkon III (-900), Julius Pollux (200), Qasim Amin (1863), Sameera Moussa (1917), and Djedefhor (-2600). After her are Al-Musta'li (1076), Tawfiq al-Hakim (1898), Pope Anianus of Alexandria (100), Soad Hosny (1943), Pope Avilius of Alexandria (100), and Nepherites I (-490).

Among ACTORS In Egypt

Among actors born in Egypt, Shadia ranks 5Before her are Omar Sharif (1932), Faten Hamama (1931), Marika Rökk (1913), and Adel Emam (1940). After her are Soad Hosny (1943), Hind Rostom (1929), Zubaida Tharwat (1940), Taheyya Kariokka (1915), Georges Guétary (1915), Julian Fellowes (1949), and Nadia Gamal (1937).

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