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List of famous people buried in Cairo, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Cairo. If you're ever visiting Cairo and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

List is made up of people like Mohammad Reza Pahlavi and Fuad I of Egypt.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Cairo?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Cairo?"

From celebrity tombs at Cairo to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Cairo. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Cairo, like what year and where the person was born.
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Cairo
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Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi was the king of Iran from 16 September 1941 until his overthrow by the Islamic Revolution on 11 February 1979. He took the title Shāhanshāh on 26 October 1967. He was the second and last monarch of the House of Pahlavi of the Iranian monarchy. Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi ...more

Age: Died at 61 (1919-1980)

Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

Profession: Politician

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Umm Kulthum is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Cairo
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Umm Kulthum, born Fātimah ʾIbrāhīm as-Sayyid al-Biltāǧī on an uncertain date and who died February 3, 1975, was an internationally famous Egyptian singer, songwriter, and film actress of the 1920s to the 1970s. She is given the honorific title, Kawkab al-Sharq كوكب الشرق in Arabic. Four decades ...more

Age: Died at 77 (1898-1975)

Birthplace: El Senbellawein, Egypt

Profession: Actor, Singer

Credits: Snapshots, Fatma, Weddad, Umm Kulthum: A Voice Like Egypt, Salamah, + more

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Fuad I of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Cairo
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Fuad I; 26 March 1868 - 28 April 1936 was the Sultan and later King of Egypt and Sudan, Sovereign of Nubia, Kordofan, and Darfur. The ninth ruler of Egypt and Sudan from the Muhammad Ali dynasty, he became Sultan of Egypt and Sudan in 1917, succeeding his elder brother Sultan Hussein Kamel. He ...more

Age: Died at 68 (1868-1936)

Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt

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Farouk of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Cairo
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Farouk I of Egypt was the tenth ruler from the Muhammad Ali Dynasty and the last King of Egypt and the Sudan, succeeding his father, Fuad I of Egypt, in 1936. His full title was "His Majesty Farouk I, by the grace of God, King of Egypt and Sudan, Sovereign of Nubia, of Kordofan, and of Darfur". He ...more

Age: Died at 45 (1920-1965)

Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt

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