56 Notable alumni of
Ain Shams University

Ain Shams University is 453rd in the world, 6th in Africa, and 3rd in Egypt by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 56 notable alumni from Ain Shams University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Mervat Amin

    Mervat Amin
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Mervat Mostafa Amin is an Egyptian actress.

  2. Ahmed Ezz

    Ahmed Ezz
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    actorradio actortelevision actorstage actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Ahmed Ezz Eldine Ali Ezzat, is an Egyptian actor. He was born and raised in Maadi, Cairo Governorate. Ezz majored in English literature and earned his bachelor's degree from Ain Shams University. He also modeled while working in the field of tourism. His first appearance was in Assala's music video "Lama Gat Einak Fi Einy". In the same year, he appeared in a small role in Inas El-Degheidy's movie Kalam El Lail (Night Whispers). Later, El-Degheidy gave Ezz the starring role in Mozakarat Morehead (Memoirs of a Teenager). But his breakthrough roles was in the Egyptian series Malak Rohi (2003), the 2004 film Hob El-Banat (Girl's Love), and Sana Oula Nasb (First Year of Deception) in the same year. After that, he began to play roles in Action, thriller, and suspense films.

  3. Yehia El-Fakharany

    Yehia El-Fakharany
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    actor
    Biography

    Yehia el-Fakharany; born April 7, 1945 in Mansoura, Dakahlia Governorate, Egypt is an Egyptian television and film actor.

  4. Hamed Abdel-Samad

    Hamed Abdel-Samad
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    autobiographerauthorhistorianwriter
    Biography

    Hamed Abdel-Samad is a German-Egyptian political scientist and author.

  5. Ahmed Al-Fishawy

    Ahmed Al-Fishawy
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    television actoractor
    Biography

    Ahmed El-Fishawy; (born November 11, 1980) an Egyptian actor and son of recognized Egyptian actor Farouk al-Fishawy.

  6. Youssef Sherif

    Youssef Sherif
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    authoractorperforming artisttelevision actorfilm actor
    Biography

    Youssef El Sherif; is an Egyptian actor. His birth name is Mohamed Ismail Nagy (Arabic: محمد إسماعيل ناجي).

  7. Entissar Amer

    Entissar Amer
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Entissar Amer is the current First Lady of Egypt, since her husband Abdel Fattah el-Sisi became the Sixth President of Egypt on 8 June 2014.

  8. Dina Talaat

    Dina Talaat
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    actordancer
    Biography

    Dina Tala'at Sayed Muhammad is an Egyptian belly dancer and actress. She was named as the "Last Egyptian Dancer" by the American magazine Newsweek. She has a master's degree in Philosophy.

  9. Farouk El-Baz

    Farouk El-Baz
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1938-.. (age 84)
    Occupations
    astronomergeologist
    Biography

    Farouk El-Baz is an Egyptian American space scientist and geologist, who worked with NASA in the scientific exploration of the Moon and the planning of the Apollo program. He was a leading geologist on the program, responsible for studying the geology of the Moon, the selection of landing sites for the Apollo missions, and the training of astronauts in lunar observations and photography. He played a key role in the Apollo 11 Moon landing mission, and later Apollo missions. He also came up with the idea of touchable Moon rocks at a museum, inspired by his childhood pilgrimage to Mecca where he touched the Black Stone (which in Islam is believed to be sent down from the heavens).

  10. Ali Gomaa

    Ali Gomaa
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    mufti
    Biography

    Ali Gomaa is an Egyptian Islamic scholar, Jurist, and public figure who has taken a number of controversial political stances. He specializes in Islamic Legal Theory. He follows the Shafi`i school of Islamic jurisprudence and the Ash'ari school of tenets of faith. Gomaa is a Sufi. Gomaa is also a supporter of the 2013 Military Coup.

  11. Kal Naga

    Kal Naga
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    actorfilm producertelevision actorfilm directorfilm actor
    Biography

    Khaled Muhammad Samy Abol Naga, credited as Khaled Abol Naga (Arabic: خالد أبو النجا) and by the mononym Kal Naga, is an Egyptian actor, director and producer. He is recognized primarily for his work in Egypt and the Middle East, but has increasingly ventured into American and British film and television roles. He started acting and directing (English and Arabic language) plays and musicals in Egypt while studying theatre at The American University in Cairo. Beginning his professional acting career in 2000, Naga starred in several movies through the next decade with roles encompassing several genres, from musicals None but that! (2007), action Agamista (2007), Eyes Of A Thief (2014), thrillers Kashf Hesab (2007), art-house Heliopolis (2009), Villa 69 (2013), Decor (2014), and slapstick comedy Habibi Naêman (Sleeping Habibi) (2008). Additionally, he has participated in several European film festivals, where he received a range of awards as an actor and producer. Since 2016, he has acted in several English-speaking roles, such as Tyrant on FX, History Channel's Vikings, and the BBC's TV mini-series The Last Post, and announced to appear in the upcoming Netflix Show Messiah 2019. In a film festival in 2016 that celebrated Arab film submissions to the Oscars, he was noted as being the most submitted actor in Arabic films submissions to the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (The Oscars). He is often tagged in western media as "Egypt's Brad Pitt", and he has also been described as "the next Omar Sharif" especially after his American debut movie Civic Duty in 2007. Chosen as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF in 2007, Naga played a pivotal role in child rights awareness, as well as the very first HIV awareness campaigns in Egypt and the Arab world, and participated in several international causes, including advocating for democracy in his home country Egypt. He is one of the most recognizable celebrity faces of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution, taking part in mass demonstrations in Cairo that led to the removal of President Mubarak. He faced defamation campaigns against him by the state-owned media during the Mubarak era before the January 25th, 2011 revolution in Egypt, and several times again from the 2013 "coup d'etat" General Sisi government in Egypt in retaliation for his advocacy about the deterioration of human rights situation in Egypt.

  12. Omar Suleiman

    Omar Suleiman
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1936-2012 (aged 76)
    Enrolled in Ain Shams University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in political science
    Occupations
    military personneldiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Omar Mahmoud Suleiman was an Egyptian army general, politician, diplomat, and intelligence officer. A leading figure in Egypt's intelligence system beginning in 1986, Suleiman was appointed to the long-vacant vice presidency by President Hosni Mubarak on 29 January 2011. On 11 February 2011, Suleiman announced Mubarak's resignation and ceased being vice president; governing power was transferred to the Armed Forces Supreme Council, of which Suleiman was not a member. A new head of intelligence services was appointed by the ruling Supreme Council. Suleiman withdrew from the political scene and did not appear in public after announcing Mubarak's resignation.

  13. Sherif Ismail

    Sherif Ismail
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianmechanical engineer
    Biography

    Sherif Ismail Mohamed is an Egyptian engineer who served as Prime Minister of Egypt between 2015 and 2018. Previously he was minister of petroleum and mineral resources from 2013 to 2015.

  14. Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu

    Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    university teacherdiplomathistorianpolitician
    Biography

    Ekmeleddin Mehmet İhsanoğlu is a Turkish academic, diplomat and politician who was Secretary-General of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) from 2004 to 2014. He is also an author and editor of academic journals and advocate of intercultural dialogue.

  15. Ahmed Aboul Gheit

    Ahmed Aboul Gheit
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1942-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Ahmed Aboul Gheit is an Egyptian politician and diplomat who has been Secretary-General of the Arab League since July 2016. He was reappointed for a second term on 3 March 2021. Aboul-Gheit served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt from 11 July 2004 to 6 March 2011. Previously, between 1999 and 2004, he was Egypt's Permanent Representative to the United Nations. He was succeeded as Minister of Foreign Affairs by ICJ judge Nabil Elaraby in March 2011, following the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak. He was elected Secretary-General of the Arab League in March 2016, and his term commenced on 3 July 2016.

  16. Assem Allam

    Assem Allam
    Years
    1940-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Assem Allam is an Egyptian-British businessman, based since 1968 in the East Riding of Yorkshire. He is the owner of Allam Marine, an industrial generator manufacturer, and former owner of EFL Championship club Hull City.

  17. Mohammed Mahdi Akef

    Mohammed Mahdi Akef
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1928-2017 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mohammed Mahdi Akef was the head of the Muslim Brotherhood, an Egypt-based Islamic political movement, from 2004 until 2010. He assumed the post, that of "general guide" (Arabic: المرشد العام) (frequently translated as "chairman") upon the death of his predecessor, Ma'mun al-Hudaybi. Akef was arrested on 4 July 2013. On 14 July 2013 Egypt's new prosecutor general Hisham Barakat ordered his assets to be frozen.

  18. Nashoua Mostafa

    Nashoua Mostafa
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Nashwa Mustafa, is an Egyptian actress. She is best known for the roles in the films El-Rehla, El-Farah, Mr. Shalsh's Family and Mahmoud the Egyptian.

  19. Sameh Shoukry

    Sameh Shoukry
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    Sameh Hassan Shoukry is an Egyptian diplomat who has been Minister of Foreign Affairs of Egypt since 2014. Previously, Shoukry served as the Ambassador of Egypt to the United States from 2008 to 2012. He was appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs on 17 June 2014.

  20. Mostafa El-Sayed

    Mostafa El-Sayed
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1933-.. (age 89)
    Occupations
    chemistinventor
    Biography

    Mostafa A. El-Sayed is an Egyptian-American physical chemist, a leading nanoscience researcher, a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a US National Medal of Science laureate. He was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Physical Chemistry during a critical period of growth. He is also known for the spectroscopy rule named after him, the El-Sayed rule.

  21. Hani Azer

    Hani Azer
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    civil engineerdancer
    Biography

    Hani Azer is a naturalized German civil engineer. He was born in Tanta, Egypt to a Coptic family and moved to Cairo for high school and university. In 1973, after earning a BSc(Engg) degree from the Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, he moved to Germany to study for his post-graduate diploma in civil engineering in Bochum.

  22. Mahmoud al-Zahar

    Mahmoud al-Zahar
    Born in
    Palestine Flag Palestine
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    physicianpolitician
    Biography

    Mahmoud al-Zahar is a Palestinian politician. He is a co-founder of Hamas and a member of the Hamas leadership in the Gaza Strip. Al-Zahar served as foreign minister in the Hamas-dominated Palestinian Authority Government of March 2006 (also known as the First Haniyeh Government) that was sworn in on 20 March 2006. On 10 September 2003, his eldest son Khaled was killed in an Israeli air strike, and his other son, a member of the Hamas military wing, the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, was killed by Israeli fire in Gaza on 15 January 2008.

  23. Farouk Shousha

    Farouk Shousha
    Years
    1936-2016 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    writerpoet
    Biography

    Farouk Shousha was an Egyptian poet. He hosted the popular television program Umsiya Thaqafiya ("Cultural Evening") from 1977 through 2006.

  24. Ahmed Magdy

    Ahmed Magdy
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actorfilm director
    Biography

    Ahmed Magdy is an Egyptian-Algerian actor, artist and director.

  25. Isa bin Rashid Al Khalifa

    Isa bin Rashid Al Khalifa
    Born in
    Bahrain Flag Bahrain
    Years
    1938-2020 (aged 82)
    Enrolled in Ain Shams University
    In 1963 studied law
    Occupations
    judgepoetaristocrat
    Biography

    Sheikh Isa bin Rashid bin Abdullah bin Isa bin Ali bin Khalifa bin Salman bin Ahmed Al-Fateh bin Mohammed Al Khalifa was a Bahraini poet. Born in Muharraq, he moved to Riffa and lived there for most of his life. He died on March 12, 2020, after a struggle with illness.

  26. Osama Mounir

    Osama Mounir
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    radio personality
    Biography

    Osama Mounir is an Egyptian radio personality and singer, he is current CEO of Express Media groups.

  27. Ahmed Okasha

    Ahmed Okasha
    Years
    1935-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    psychologistpsychiatrist
    Biography

    Ahmed Okasha is an Egyptian psychiatrist. He is a professor of psychiatry at Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine, Cairo, Egypt. He wrote books and articles about psychiatry and mental disorders. He is the first Arab-Muslim to be president of World Psychiatric Association from 2002 to 2005.

  28. Wael Abbas

    Wael Abbas
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    human rights activisttelevision producerjournalist
    Biography

    Wael Abbas Bilal is an internationally renowned Egyptian journalist, blogger, and human rights activist, who blogs at Misr Digital (Egyptian Awareness). He reported an incident of mob harassment of women, and broadcast several videos of police brutality. His actions led to the conviction of police for torture, but he has been harassed by the Egyptian government, and his accounts with YouTube and Yahoo were closed. YouTube has since restored his account and most of his videos. Facebook had deleted Wael's account but it has since been restored.

  29. Ali Lutfi Mahmud

    Ali Lutfi Mahmud
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1935-2018 (aged 83)
    Enrolled in Ain Shams University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in trade
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Aly Lotfy Mahmoud was an Egyptian politician who served as Prime Minister of Egypt from 4 September 1985 to 9 November 1986.

  30. Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa

    Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    lawyerdiplomatpolitician
    Biography

    Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa is a pioneering lawyer and diplomat from Bahrain. As ambassador to France 1999-2004 she became Bahrain's first ever female ambassador. She is one of the first women to practice law in Bahrain, and the third ever woman to preside at the UN General Assembly.

  31. Tarek Heggy

    Tarek Heggy
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    writerpoliticianjournalist
    Biography

    Tarek Heggy is an Egyptian liberal author, political thinker and international petroleum strategist. Heggy is one of Egypt’s more prominent authors on the subject of Egypt’s need for political reform. His extensive writings advocate the values of modernity, democracy, tolerance, and women's rights in the Middle East – advancing them as universal values essential to the region's progress. He has lectured at universities throughout the world and various international institutions and think tanks, such as the Heritage Foundation, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and the Council on Foreign Relations.

  32. Mohamed Mahsoub

    Mohamed Mahsoub
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mohamed Mahsoub Abdel Meguid is an Egyptian politician and former minister of state for parliamentary affairs, who served in the Qandil cabinet for a short time in 2012.

  33. Emad Effat

    Emad Effat
    Years
    1959-2011 (aged 52)
    Biography

    Sheikh Emad Effat was a senior Egyptian Sunni Islamic cleric at al-Azhar Mosque who was shot and killed during protest demonstrations on 16 December 2011. Effat had participated in the Arab Spring demonstrations in Egypt since the January uprising.

  34. Salwa Bakr

    Salwa Bakr
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    writerauthorjournalist
    Biography

    Salwa Bakr is an Egyptian critic, novelist and author. She was born in the Matariyya district in Cairo in 1949. Her father was a railway worker. She studied business at Ain Shams University, gaining a BA degree in 1972. She went on to earn another BA in literary criticism in 1976, before embarking on a career in journalism. She worked as a film and theatre critic for various Arabic newspapers and magazines. Bakr lived in Cyprus for a few years with her husband before returning to Egypt in the mid-1980s.

  35. Samy Rashad

    Samy Rashad
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Biography

    Samy Mohamed Rashad Mahmoud Ahmed Kandil El-Baz is an Egyptian who lives and performs in South Korea as a television personality. He was a cast member in the talk show Non-Summit. And also he was cast member in the variety show Hello! Stranger.

  36. Hisham Zazou

    Hisham Zazou
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    civil servant
    Biography

    Hisham Zazou is an Egyptian businessman and politician who is the former Egyptian minister of tourism. He was one of the ministers who are not affiliated with an Islamist party in the Qandil cabinet. Zazou remained in his post in the interim government of Egypt, until he was replaced by Khaled Abbas Rami. He was reappointed on 19 September 2015.

  37. Paul Ghalioungui

    Paul Ghalioungui
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1908-1987 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    archaeologistegyptologistanthropologistphysician
    Biography

    Paul Ghalioungui or Ghalioungi, MD (Cairo), MRCP (Lond), Professor of Medicine and former Chairman of Internal Medicine department, Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine. An Egyptian endocrinologist, historian of Egyptian medicine, Egyptologist and an authority on Pharaonic medicine, he wrote a vivid history of Egyptian medicine in English, French, Arabic, German, and Spanish.

  38. Abdel Latif Moubarak

    Abdel Latif Moubarak
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Abdel Latif Moubarak is an Egyptian poet (born 1964). He is a member of the Egyptian Writers Union and a member of the Arab Writers on the Internet. He was born in Suez and writes poetry using classical Arabic and Egyptian vernacular. He received a Bachelor of Law from Ain Shams University. He was one of the most important poets of the 1980s and his poems were published in several literary magazines in Egypt and the Arab world, including the Arab magazine, Kuwait magazine, News Literature, Republic newspaper, Al-Ahram, the new publishing culture (magazine). Received the Excellence and Creativity Shield from the Arab Media Union in 2014 and Won the shield of excellence and creativity from the East Academy 2021

  39. May Telmissany

    May Telmissany
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    short story writernovelistuniversity teachertranslatorwriter
    Biography

    May Telmissany is an Egyptian-Canadian novelist, translator, film critic and academic. She now teaches Arabic studies and cinema at the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

  40. Ṭāriq Ṭaiyib

    Ṭāriq Ṭaiyib
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    writerprofessorauthor
    Biography

    Tarek Eltayeb is an Egyptian-Sudanese writer. He was born to Sudanese parents in Cairo, and has been a resident of the Austrian capital Vienna since 1984. He studied Social and Economic Sciences at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, and is currently professor at the International Management Center/University of Applied Sciences in Krems, Austria.

  41. Aly Hindy

    Aly Hindy
    Occupations
    imam
    Biography

    Aly Hindy is the Imam of the Salaheddin Islamic Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada once called "Toronto's million-dollar radical mosque” by the National Post.

  42. Gamal Eid

    Gamal Eid
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    human rights activistlawyer
    Biography

    Gamal Eid is a leading Egyptian human rights activist and lawyer. He is the executive director of the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), the most prominent organization dealing with the defense of freedom of opinion, belief and expression in the Arab world. He founded the ANHRI in 2003. He graduated from the College of Law in Ain Shams University.

  43. Mustafa Jassem Al-Shamali

    Mustafa Jassem Al-Shamali
    Years
    1943-.. (age 79)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mustafa Jassem Al-Shamali is a Kuwaiti politician who has had held different cabinet posts. He served as Minister of Finance between 2007 and May 2012. He also served as oil minister from 4 August 2013 to January 2014.

  44. Mohamed Abd-el-Kader Salem

    Mohamed Abd-el-Kader Salem
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Mohamed Abdel Kader Salem is an Egyptian academic and politician, He is the Former Cabinet Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Egypt.

  45. Fawzia Fahim

    Fawzia Fahim
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1931-.. (age 91)
    Occupations
    biochemistwriter
    Biography

    Fawzia Abbas Fahim is an Egyptian biochemist and environmental biologist known for her work on the anti-tumoral effects of snake venom and iodoacetate. She is currently Professor of Biochemistry at Ain Shams University, Egypt. Fahim has also made important contributions to infant and occupational health, and pollution issues in Egypt.

  46. Hussein ِAbdo Khalil

    Hussein ِAbdo Khalil
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    lawyer
    Biography

    Hussein Abdo Khalil Hamza is an Egyptian counselor who served as President of Egyptian State Lawsuits Authority from 1 July 2017 to 24 August 2019. He also served as the President of Aswan Club from 2012 to 2014. He was born in the village of Abreem, Nasr City, Nuba, Aswan Governorate.

  47. Gamal El-Araby

    Gamal El-Araby
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Gamal El-Araby Ahmad is an Egyptian politician who served as Minister of Education from December 2011 to July 2012 in the Cabinet of Kamal Ganzouri.

  48. Ayman Aly Kamel

    Ayman Aly Kamel
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    diplomat
    Biography

    Ayman Aly Kamel is an Egyptian diplomat, who had served as Ambassador of Egypt to Japan from October 2017 to October 2021. He has also served as the First Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs in Egypt, and Consul-General in Sydney. Ambassador Kamel worked for over 34 years as a career diplomat and a public service official in various Egyptian missions abroad. Previously, he served as Head of the Consular mission in Jordan, where he had been looking after the interests of a community of over 300 000 Egyptians. Prior to this assignment he was Consul and Deputy Chief of mission in several countries including Italy, Mexico and the Sultanate of Oman.

  49. Hussein El Gebaly

    Hussein El Gebaly
    Years
    1934-2014 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    graphic artist
    Biography

    Hussein El Gebaly was an Egyptian artist.

  50. Basem Darwisch

    Basem Darwisch
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    musiciancomposer
    Biography

    Basem Darwisch is an Egyptian–German composer, producer and oud virtuoso. He is the founder of Cairo Steps Ensemble, He is the first musician in the Middle East to be awarded the German golden jazz award in 2018 and 2021.

  51. Magdi Youssef

    Magdi Youssef
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1936-.. (age 86)
    Biography

    Magdi Youssef is an Egyptian professor of comparative literature and culture studies. He has taught at various universities in Europe and Egypt until his retirement. Al-Ahram (according to the Middle East Institute the equivalent of the New York Times in the Arab World) called Youssef “the renowned culture critic.” He is widely noted in the Arab world for his analytic interventions that focus on cultural alienation and unequal exchange in the sphere of culture. His book Critical Battles received wide attention. Youssef has contributed to the proceedings of comparative literature congresses in Latin America, Asia, Europe and the US., and to such journals as Al-Hilal, the International Journal of Middle East Studies (Cambridge Univ. Press) and Theatre Research International (Oxford Univ. Press). He is also the founding president of the International Association of Intercultural Studies (IAIS) and still actively involved in theoretical debates related to intercultural relations and comparative literature.

  52. Soliman Abdel-hady Soliman

    Soliman Abdel-hady Soliman
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Dr. Soliman Abdel-hady Soliman was an Egyptian professor of electrical engineering focusing on power and machines sector. Since 1997, he has been Professor of Electric Power System Analysis, Electrical Power & Machines Department, at Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt,

  53. Zahira Kamal

    Zahira Kamal
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Enrolled in Ain Shams University
    Graduated with bachelor's degree in physics
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Zahira Kamal is a Palestinian activist and politician of the Palestinian Democratic Union. From 2003 to 2006 she served as the Minister of Women Affairs in the Palestinian National Authority. Zahira was the first female leader of a Palestinian political party. She was detained for six years under town arrest, the longest time any woman has been held under town arrest.

  54. Saadaldeen Talib

    Saadaldeen Talib
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Saadaldeen Talib is a Yemeni physician, businessman and politician. He served as the Yemeni Minister of Industry and Trade from December 2011 to 2014. He currently lives in Singapore and holds a position of a Goodwill Ambassador for UNDP Yemen.

  55. Muhammad Abdul 'Ati

    Muhammad Abdul 'Ati
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Muhammad Abdul 'Ati is an Egyptian civil engineer, and the current Egyptian Minister of Irrigation and Water Resources since March 2016.

  56. Youssef Badawy

    Youssef Badawy
    Born in
    Egypt Flag Egypt
    Years
    2001-.. (age 21)
    Occupations
    karateka
    Biography

    Youssef Badawy is an Egyptian karateka and a world-classed champion. He won the gold medal in the men's kumite 84 kg event at the 2021 World Karate Championships held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In 2019, he won the bronze medal in the men's kumite 84 kg event at the World Cadet, Junior & Under 21 Championships in Chile, marking his debut at the Worlds and introducing himself as an on-the-come-up candidate for the World Champion title.