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Abbas Hilmi ['Abbās Ḥilmi] II (1874–1944), last khedive of Egypt, was born on 14 July 1874 in Alexandria, Egypt, the son of Muhammad Tawfiq (1852–1892), sixth ruler of Egypt under the dynasty founded in 1811 by his great-great-grandfather Mehmet Ali, and Princess Emine Hanem...

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Farouk [Fārūq] (1920–1965), king of Egypt, was born on 11 February 1920 at the Abdin Palace in Cairo, the official residency of the dynasty founded in 1811 by Mehmet Ali, an Albanian volunteer in the Ottoman army. He was the only son of ...

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Feisal ibn Hussein [Fayṣal ibn Ḥusayn] (1886–1933), king of Iraq, was born on 20 May 1886 at Ta'if, Hejaz, the third of three sons of Hussein ibn Ali (1853–1931) and Abdiyya bint Abdullah (d. 1886). Both parents held the title sherif and were descended from ...

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Mehmet Ali (c. 1769–1849), Ottoman viceroy and founder of the Egyptian royal family, was born in the Macedonian port of Kavalla, though the actual date of his birth has been obscured. Mehmet Ali himself often gave the date as 1769, the year in which both ...

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Shakhbut ibn Sultan al-Nahayan, Sheikh (1905–1989), ruler of Abu Dhabi, was born in Abu Dhabi, the son of Sheikh Sultan ibn Zayed (d. 1927) and his wife, Sheikha Salamah bint Buti (c.1885–1970). Shakhbut's grandfather was Sheikh Zayed ibn Khalifa (...