Famous Egyptian - Egyptian Celebrities
Did you know Egyptians were one of the firsts in the world to play board games? They were also the first to forge peace treaties on record, use calendars, toothpaste, door locks and plow, invent eye-makeup, design world's first writing language (hieroglyphics), pop breath mints and shave and cut hair. That is right! Such was the ingenuity of the Egyptians. No wonder, in a land where greatness and accomplishment is measured by dynasties and deeds, its civilization stands revered as one of the most advanced civilizations of its times, and its countrymen, some of the most dexterous and avant-garde. From pharaohs and philosophers to singers and scientists and from architects and dentists to sculptors and physicians, Egypt has given the world some of the best exemplary men and women it has ever known. Let us explore the feats and deeds of some of world's most famous Egyptians through their timeline, trivia, and facts covered in the biographies here.
Find out more about the greatest Egyptians, including Mohamed Salah, Omar Sharif, Cleopatra, Dodi Fayed and Tutankhamun.
The Most Famous Egyptian
|Ayman al-Zawahiri||June 19, 1951||Egyptian||Ayman Mohammed Rabie al-Zawahiri is the current leader of terrorist group al-Qaeda|
|Anwar Sadat||December 25, 1918||Egyptian||Anwar Sadat was the third President of Egypt and has been awarded the Nobel Prize for his peace initiatives|
|Mohamed Salah||June 15, 1992||Egyptian||Mohamed Salah is an Egyptian footballer|
|Magi Salah||Egyptian||Magi Salah is the wife of star footballer Mohamed Salah|
|Dodi Fayed||April 15, 1955||Egyptian||Dodi Fayed was an Egyptian heir and a film producer|
|Mohamed Morsi||August 8, 1951||Egyptian||Mohamed Morsi is an Egyptian politician who served as the first democratically elected President of Egypt before his government was overthrown by armed forces|
|Nefertiti||1370 BC||Egyptian||Neferneferuaten Nefertiti was an Egyptian queen and chief consort of Akhenaten, an Egyptian Pharaoh|
|Magdi Yacoub||November 16, 1935||Egyptian, British||Magdi Yacoub is one of the world's most respected cardiac surgeons|
|Dina Tokio||June 6, 1989||Egyptian, British||Dina Tokio is an Egyptian–English beauty vlogger/blogger and social-media personality|
|Moses||1391 BC||Egyptian, Jordanian||Moses is regarded as the most prominent Hebrew religious leader of the ancient era|