Tawfiq al-Hakim

1898 - 1987

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Tawfiq al-Hakim or Tawfik el-Hakim (Arabic: توفيق الحكيم, ALA-LC: Tawfīq al-Ḥakīm; October 9, 1898 – July 26, 1987) was a prominent Egyptian writer and visionary. He is one of the pioneers of the Arabic novel and drama. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tawfiq al-Hakim has received more than 172,473 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Tawfiq al-Hakim is the 1,942nd most popular writer (up from 2,149th in 2019), the 298th most popular biography from Egypt (up from 305th in 2019) and the 22nd most popular Writer.

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Among writers, Tawfiq al-Hakim ranks 1,942 out of 5,755Before him are Anne Sexton, Mariano José de Larra, Rhonda Byrne, Jean-Dominique Bauby, Mohammed Dib, and Niccolò de' Niccoli. After him are Kate Millett, Adnan Oktar, Fred Uhlman, Francis Jammes, Bharavi, and Ernst Robert Curtius.

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Among people born in 1898, Tawfiq al-Hakim ranks 90Before him are Alberto Suppici, Grace Moore, Berenice Abbott, Piero Sraffa, Kaj Munk, and Desanka Maksimović. After him are Leon Štukelj, Gulzarilal Nanda, Jean Fautrier, Fyodor Kuznetsov, István Dobi, and Michel de Ghelderode. Among people deceased in 1987, Tawfiq al-Hakim ranks 67Before him are Mervyn LeRoy, Gordon Gollob, Herbert Blumer, Nobuhito, Prince Takamatsu, Charan Singh, and Will Sampson. After him are Masatoshi Nakayama, Joop den Uyl, Alfred Bester, Bertrand de Jouvenel, Zeca Afonso, and Danny Kaye.

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In Egypt

Among people born in Egypt, Tawfiq al-Hakim ranks 298 out of 582Before him are Ibn al-Farid (1181), Ali az-Zahir (1005), Olympiodorus the Younger (495), Edmond Jabès (1912), Isaac Israeli ben Solomon (832), and Sufi Abu Taleb (1925). After him are Ahmed Shafik (1941), Dina bint Abdul-Hamid (1929), Pope Anianus of Alexandria (100), Merneferre Ay (-1650), Abū Kāmil Shujāʿ ibn Aslam (850), and Boutros Ghali (1846).

Among WRITERS In Egypt

Among writers born in Egypt, Tawfiq al-Hakim ranks 22Before him are Ahmed Shawqi (1868), Herodas (-300), Muhammad Sayyid Tantawy (1928), Didymus Chalcenterus (-63), Ibn al-Farid (1181), and Edmond Jabès (1912). After him are Anastasius Sinaita (630), Rifa'a al-Tahtawi (1801), Zosimos of Panopolis (250), André Aciman (1951), Olympiodorus of Thebes (301), and Albert Cossery (1913).