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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Cairo University and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Cairo University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Cairo University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Cairo University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Cairo University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Cairo University.

Omar Sharif and Yasser Arafat are included on this list along with many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Cairo University?” and “Which celebrities are Cairo University alumni?”

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Yasser Arafat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Yasser Arafat Politician, Civil engineer

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Omar Sharif is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Omar Sharif Screenwriter, Actor

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Mohamed Atta is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni

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Hatem Faheem is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Hatem Faheem Software Engineer

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Amr Khaled is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Amr Khaled Accountant, Preacher, Social activist

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Onsi Sawiris is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Onsi Sawiris Businessperson

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Taher Elgamal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Taher Elgamal Cryptographer

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Ahmed Alaidy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Ahmed Alaidy Poet, Novelist, Screenwriter

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Mohamed ElBaradei is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Mohamed ElBaradei Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer

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Magdi Yacoub is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Magdi Yacoub Physician, Surgeon

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Samir G Gibara is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Samir G Gibara Businessperson

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Jehan Sadat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Jehan Sadat Politician

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Naguib Mahfouz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Naguib Mahfouz Novelist, Author, Essayist

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Amr Moussa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Amr Moussa Politician, Diplomat

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Taha Hussein is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Taha Hussein Editor, Educator, Writer

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Yuriko Koike is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Yuriko Koike Politician, Journalist

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Boutros Boutros-Ghali is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Boutros Boutros-Ghali Politician, Secretary-General of the United Nations, Diplomat

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Mohamed Aboutrika is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Mohamed Aboutrika Footballer

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Adel Emam is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Adel Emam Comedian, Actor

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Nabil Elaraby is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Nabil Elaraby Judge, Politician, Lawyer

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Ahmed Nazif is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni

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Ayman al-Zawahiri is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Ayman al-Zawahiri Physician, Surgeon

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Nabih Youssef is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Nabih Youssef Structural engineer

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Michel Bakhoum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Michel Bakhoum Civil engineer, Engineer

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Ghada al-Samman is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Ghada al-Samman Businessperson, Journalist, Novelist

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Nasr Abu Zayd is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Nasr Abu Zayd Philosopher

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Nawal El Saadawi is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Nawal El Saadawi Psychiatrist, Author, Physician

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Marwan Barghouti is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Marwan Barghouti Politician

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Omar Suleiman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Omar Suleiman Politician, Diplomat

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Pope Shenouda III of Alexandri... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni

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Aziz Suryal Atiya is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni

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Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni

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Hassan Fathy is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Hassan Fathy Architect

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Sultan bin Mohamed Al-Qasimi is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni

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Osman Ahmed Osman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Osman Ahmed Osman Politician, Civil engineer, Engineer

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Rashid al-Ghannushi is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Rashid al-Ghannushi Politician

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Mourid Barghouti is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Mourid Barghouti Poet, Writer

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Sameera Moussa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Sameera Moussa Physicist

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Aziz Sedki is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Aziz Sedki Politician, Engineer

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Muhammad Bassiri is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Muhammad Bassiri Politician, Democracy activist

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M. M. Ayoub is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
M. M. Ayoub Engineer

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Hussein Bassir is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Hussein Bassir Novelist, Writer

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Ahmed Zaki Yamani is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Ahmed Zaki Yamani Politician

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Ali Abdelghany is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni

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Hesham Qandil is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Hesham Qandil Politician

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Pahor Labib is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni

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Fathi Arafat is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Fathi Arafat Physician

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Ismail Serageldin is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni

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Nizar Madani is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Nizar Madani Politician

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Paul Ghalioungui is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Cairo University Alumni
Paul Ghalioungui Physician