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Famous Politicians from Egypt

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List of famous politicians from Egypt, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Egyptian politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Egyptian politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Egypt and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Egypt, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Examples of politicians on this list include Amr Khaled and Kamal Hassan Ali.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Egypt in order to get more information about each one.
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Abd al-Halim Abu Ghazala... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Dec. at 78 (1930-2008)
Muhammad Abd Al-Halim Abu-Ghazala (1930–2008) (محمد عبد الحليم أبو غزاله) was Defense Minister of Egypt from 1981 to 1989. Abu Ghazala was seated next to Anwar Sadat when the president was ...more
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Abdel Latif Boghdadi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Abdel Latif Boghdadi Dec. at 82 (1917-1999)
Abdel Latif Boghdadi or Abd el-Latif el-Baghdadi (20 September 1917 – 9 September 1999) (Arabic: عبد اللطيف البغدادي‎) was an Egyptian politician, senior air force officer, and judge. An ...more
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Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotou... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
age 68
Dr. Abdel Moneim Aboul Fotouh Abdel Hady is an Egyptian physician, former student activist and Islamist politician. In 2011–2012, he ran for President of Egypt as an independent. His ideology is ...more
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Abdelgelil Mostafa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Abdelgelil Mostafa age 85
Dr. Abdelgelil Mostafa is an Egyptian cardiologist and a political activist. Abdelgelil Mostafa studied medicine at the Cairo University, and received his doctoral degree in 1966. Before the ...more
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Adly Mansour is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Adly Mansour age 74
Adly Mansour is an Egyptian Judge who is currently the head of the Supreme Constitutional Court and the acting President of Egypt.
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Ahmad Fuad Mohieddin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Ahmad Fuad Mohieddin Dec. at 58 (1926-1984)
Ahmad Fuad Mohieddin (IPA: [ˈæħmæd foˈʔæːd ˈmoħj edˈdiːn]; 11 January 1926 – 5 June 1984 in Cairo, Egypt) was the 42nd Prime Minister of Egypt from 2 January 1982 to 5 June ...more
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Ahmad Mahir Pasha is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Dec. at 57 (1888-1945)
Ahmad Maher Pasha (1888 – 24 February 1945) (Arabic: أحمد ماهر باشا‎) was the Prime Minister of Egypt from 10 October 1944 to 24 February 1945. He was a member of the Saadist Institutional Party ...more
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Ahmed Badawi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Ahmed Badawi age 92
Ahmed Bdawi Sayyid Ahmed was an Egyptian Field Marshal and The Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces.
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Ahmed Hassan Said is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Ahmed Hassan Said age 54
Ahmed Hassan Said is a prominent Egyptian businessman in the IT sector and has become a leading political figure as a result of the Arab Spring uprising and the ouster of former President Hosni ...more
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Ahmed Shafik is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
age 78
Ahmed Mohamed Shafik Zaki (Arabic: أحمد محمد شفيق زكى‎, IPA: [ˈæħmæd mæˈħæmmæd ʃæˈfiːʔ ˈzæki]; born 25 November 1941) is an Egyptian politician and a ...more
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Amr Khaled is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
age 52
Amr Mohamed Helmi Khaled (Arabic: عمرو محمد حلمي خالد‎; born 5 September 1967) is an Egyptian Muslim activist and television preacher. The New York Times Magazine, in reference to Khaled's ...more
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Amr Moussa is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
age 83
Amr Moussa (Arabic: عمرو محمد موسى‎, IPA: [ˈʕɑmɾe mæˈħæmmæd ˈmuːsæ], Amr Muhammad Moussa; born 3 October 1936) is an Egyptian politician and diplomat who was the ...more
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Anwar Sadat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Dec. at 63 (1918-1981)
Muhammad Anwar el-Sadat (, also UK: , US: ; Arabic: محمد أنور السادات‎, romanized: Muḥammad ʾAnwar as-Sādāt, Egyptian Arabic: [mæˈħæmmæd ˈʔɑnwɑɾ essæˈdæːt]; 25 ...more
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Ayman Nour is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Ayman Nour age 55
Ayman Abd El Aziz Nour (Egyptian Arabic: أيمن عبد العزيز نور‎, IPA: [ˈʔæjmæn ʕæbdelʕæˈziːz ˈnuːɾ]; born 5 December 1964) is an Egyptian politician, a former member of the ...more
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Emad Abdel Ghaffour is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Emad Abdel Ghaffour
Emad Eddine Abdel-Ghaffour is a founder of the newly formed Salafist Islamist Homeland Party in Egypt, the former leader of the Al Nour Party and a surgeon. He was released from detention 2 ...more
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Essam el-Erian is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Essam el-Erian age 61
Dr. Essam Mohamed Hussein el-Erian {Arabic: عصام محمد حسين العريان is an Egyptian physician and politician. He is the vice chairman of the Freedom And Justice party. Formerly he was a member of ...more
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Essam Sharaf is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
age 67
Essam Abdel-Aziz Sharaf (Arabic: عصام عبد العزيز شرف‎, IPA: [ʕeˈsˤɑːm ʕæbdelʕæˈziːz ˈʃɑɾɑf]; born 1952) is an Egyptian academic who was the Prime Minister of Egypt from 3 March 2011 ...more
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Gamal Abdel Nasser is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Dec. at 52 (1918-1970)
Gamal Abdel Nasser Hussein (UK: , US: ; Arabic: جمال عبد الناصر حسين‎, romanized: Jamāl ʻAbdu n-Nāṣir Ḥusayn, Egyptian Arabic: [ɡæˈmæːl ʕæbdenˈnɑːsˤeɾ ħeˈseːn]; 15 January 1918 ...more
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Gamal Salem is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Gamal Salem age 101
Gamal Salem (1918–1968; Egyptian Arabic: جمال سالم‎) was a prominent member of the Egyptian Free Officers who led the Egyptian Revolution of 1952 that toppled the monarchy of Egypt and Sudan. ...more
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Hassan al-Banna is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Dec. at 43 (1906-1949)
Sheikh Hassan Ahmed Abdel Rahman Muhammed al-Banna (Arabic: حسن أحمد عبد الرحمن محمد البنا‎; 14 October 1906 – 12 February 1949), known as Hassan al-Banna, was an Egyptian schoolteacher and ...more
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Hassan Sabry Pasha is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Hassan Sabry Pasha Dec. at 61 (1879-1940)
Hassan Sabry Pasha (Arabic: حسن صبرى باشا|extra=1879 - 14 November 1940) was an Egyptian politician who briefly served as prime minister of Egypt in 1940.
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Hazem Salah Abu Ismail ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
age 58
Hazem Salah Abu Ismail is an Egyptian lawyer and Salafi Islamist politician. He has been described by The Economist as a "populist Salafist." In the aftermath of the 2013 Egyptian coup ...more
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Hesham Qandil is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
age 57
Hesham Mohamed Qandil is an Egyptian engineer and civil servant who was Prime Minister of Egypt from 2012 to 2013. Qandil was appointed as Prime Minister by President Mohammed Morsi on 24 July ...more
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Hosni Mubarak is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
age 91
Muhammad Hosni El Sayed Mubarak (Arabic: محمد حسني السيد مبارك‎, romanized: Muḥammad Ḥusnī as-Sayyid Mubārak, Egyptian Arabic: [mæˈħæmmæd ˈħosni (ʔe)sˈsæjjed moˈbɑːɾɑk]; ...more

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Hossam Badrawi is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Egypt
Hossam Badrawi age 62
Hossam Badrawi (Arabic: حسام بدراوى‎) is an Egyptian physician and politician. Badrawi owns the Nile Badrawi Hospital in Cairo’s Maadi district. He is also the founder of the Union Party.