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National Heroes of Egypt

All the people of Egypt who embodied the nation's identity as a whole and who sacrificed their self for the country and its people are national heroes, and thus by the recognition of the state became the national heroes of Egypt.

Some of the renowned national heroes of Egypt are given below:

•  Fuad I (Ahmed Fuad Pasha)

•  Gamal Abdel Nasser

•  Colonel Ahmed Orabi

•  Mustafa Kamel

•  Mohamed Anwar El-Sadat

Fuad I or Ahmed Fuad Pasha (1868–1936) was the first king of modern Egypt and son of the khedive Ismail Pasha . One of the famous national heroes of Egypt, he was educated in Europe and latter returned to Egypt in 1880. Particularly concerned with military and cultural affairs, he founded the University of Cairo in 1906 and succeeded his brother Hussein as Sultan in 1917.
Gamal Abdel Nasser born on January 15, 1918 , was the President of Egypt from 1954 until his death in 1970 . Renowned for his Arab nationalist and anti-colonial foreign policy, Nasser is still seen by many, all over the Arab World as a symbol of Arab dignity and freedom and is one of the well known national heroes of Egypt.

Colonel Ahmed Orabi also known as Urabi Pasha or Orabi Pasha , was an Egyptian army general. He revolted against the khedive and European domination of Egypt in 1879 in what has become the well-known Urabi Revolt . A galvanizing speaker, Col. Ahmed Orabi is also a national hero of Egypt.

Mustafa Kamel, an Egyptian journalist and political figure, was a son of an army officer. Trained as a lawyer at the French law school in Cairo and the Law Faculty at the University of Toulouse in France , he started his career as an Egyptian nationalist by collaborating with the French , the Ottoman sultan, and the Khedive Abbas Hilmi II. Two months before his death he founded the National Party in December 1907 . One of the national heroes of Egypt, he is remembered as a zealous patriot and an articulate advocate of Egyptian independence.

Mohamed Anwar El-Sadat also nicknamed ‘the war and the peace man' succeeded Gamal Abdel Nasser as the president of Egypt in 1970 and remained in office until he was assassinated in 1981 . Egypt succeeded in bringing back its occupied land under Sadat's leadership. He also negotiated a peace treaty with Israel to end a history of conflicts between the two countries which won him a Nobel Prize for peace in 1978 . Considered as the fourth pyramid of Egypt , he served his country with honor and respect becoming one of the famous national heroes of Egypt.


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