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Farouk [Fārūq]locked

(1920–1965)
  • Michael T. Thornhill

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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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