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Tag Archives: Egyptian Famous Women

The Other Fayrouz (1943 – 2016) Posted by on Feb 11, 2016

   Ahlan أهــْــلاً, Arabic lovers! In today’s post, I am going to give you a small synopsis about someone who left our world some days ago. “Miracle of the Egyptian Cinema مــعــجــزة الــســيــنــمــا الــمــصــريــة” was her nickname. Perouz Artin Kalfayan بــيــروز أرتــن كــالــفــايــان is her name as she was born to an Armenian family from…

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Egyptian Famous Women: Hatshepsut Posted by on Apr 25, 2013

       The Egyptian history تـاريــخ  is full of stories of amazing women نــســاء ; women who sometimes surpassed men by their powers and effects. These women not only have carved their names in history books, but also in the minds and hearts of all Egyptians. They were and still a source of inspiration إلــهــام for…

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Lutfiyah Al-Nadi; (1906 – 2002) Posted by on Aug 22, 2012

Lutfiyah Al-Nadi; (1906 – 2002)       Lutfiyah Al-Nadi لــُــطــفــيــة الــنــادى was the first Egyptian and African female pilot كابتن طيار . At the age of  26, she became the first Egyptian woman to fly her plane from Cairo to Alexandria.      Lutfiyah was born in 1906. When she finished her school, she decided to join…

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Mother of the Egyptians Posted by on Jan 13, 2012

Safiya Zagloul (1878 – 1946)      Born to an aristocratic family, Safiya Zaghloul صفية زغلول was the daughter of Mustafa Fahmy  Pasha  مصطفى فهمي باشا , who was one of Egypt’s first Prime Ministers. She was nicknamed after her husband Saad Pasha Zaghloul سعد باشا زغلول . She was also nicknamed the ‘Mother of the Egyptians…

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