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List of famous people who died in Cairo, with photos when available. These notable Cairo deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Cairo, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Cairo listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Cairo has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

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This list of historic deaths in Cairo includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Anwar Sadat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 63 (1918-1981)

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Nasser Al-Kharafi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 67 (1944-2011)

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Hassan al-Banna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 43 (1906-1949)

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Jean Baptiste Kléber is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 47 (1753-1800)

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Wasfi al-Tal is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 52 (1919-1971)

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Farag Foda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 47 (1945-1992)

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Muhammad Ibn 'Abd al-Karim al-... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo

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Ahmed Hassanein is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 57 (1889-1946)

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Walter Guinness, 1st Baron Moy... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 64 (1880-1944)

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Aribert Heim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 78 (1914-1992)

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John Ledyard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
John Ledyard Dec. at 38 (1751-1789)

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Fuad I of Egypt is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 68 (1868-1936)

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Auguste Mariette is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Auguste Mariette Dec. at 60 (1821-1881)

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Hans von Bülow is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 64 (1830-1894)

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Naguib Mahfouz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 95 (1911-2006)

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Bernard Lyot is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 55 (1897-1952)

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Ibn al-Nafis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 75 (1213-1288)

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Alhazen is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 75 (965-1040)

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Gamal Abdel Nasser is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 52 (1918-1970)

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Piri Reis is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo

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Ibn Khaldun is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 74 (1332-1406)

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Mohammad Reza Pahlavi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 61 (1919-1980)

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Doria Shafik is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 67 (1908-1975)

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Johann Ludwig Burckhardt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Johann Ludwig Burckhardt Dec. at 33 (1784-1817)

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Youssef Chahine is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Cairo
Dec. at 82 (1926-2008)