Hanan the Egyptian
Hanan the Egyptian (Hebrew: חנן המצרי‎, translit: Hanan ha-Mitzri) was a respected 2nd-century tannaic sage who first lived at Alexandria. He later moved to the Judaea and was active among t...
Mohammed al-Ghazali
Sheikh Mohammed al-Ghazali al-Saqqa (1917–1996) (Arabic: الشيخ محمد الغزالي السقا ‎), was an Islamic cleric and scholar whose writings "have influenced generations of Egyptians". The aut...
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Yasser Al Borhamy
Yasser Borhami is an Egyptian Muslim activist and preacher. He is one of the founders of the Salafist Call, a movement that created the Salafist Al Nour Party in 2011. He is also the vice president of...
Muhammad Hamid Abu al-Nasr
Muhammad Hamid Abu al-Nasr (ar:محمد حامد أبو النصر) was the fourth General Guide (Murshid al-'am) of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood. A controversial choice to lead the group after the 1986 death of l...
Abraam, Bishop of Faiyum
Saint Abram (1829 – 10 June 1914) was a contemporary Coptic Orthodox saint. He was the Bishop of Faiyum and Giza, and was also known as the Friend of the Poor.
Bishop Abram was born Boulos (Paul) ...
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Abraham ben Moses ben Maimon
Abraham ben Moses ben Maimon (אברהם בן רמב"ם; also known as Rabbeinu Avraham ben ha-Rambam, and Avraham Maimuni) (1186 – December 7, 1237) was the son of Maimonides who succeeded his father as N...
Ma'mun al-Hudaybi
Ma'mun al-Hudaybi (May 28, 1921 – January 8, 2004) was the sixth General Guide of the Egyptian Muslim Brothers. He briefly succeeded Mustafa Mashhur as General Guide in 2002, and headed the Islamist g...
Saint Matthew the Potter
Saint Matthew the Potter, also known as Saint Matthew the Poor, is an Egyptian Christian saint of the 8th century. He was contemporary of Pope Alexander II of Alexandria (704 AD - 729 AD). According t...
Ambrose of Alexandria
Ambrose of Alexandria (before 212 – c. 250) was a friend of the Christian theologian Origen. Ambrose was attracted by Origen's fame as a teacher, and visited the Catechetical School of Alexandria in 2...
Saadia Gaon
Rabbi Sa'adiah ben Yosef Gaon (Arabic: سعيد بن يوسف الفيومي‎ / סעיד בן יוסף אלפיומי Saʻīd bin Yūsuf al-Fayyūmi, Sa'id ibn Yusuf al-Dilasi, Saadia ben Yosef aluf, Sa'id ben Yusuf ra's al-Kul...
Al-Sakhawi
Shams al-Din Muhammad ibn `Abd al-Rahman al-Sakhawi (Arabic: شمس الدين محمد بن عبدالرحمن السخاوي‎, 1428/831 AH - 1497/902 AH) was a reputable Shafi'i Muslim hadith scholar and historian who ...
Moses Israel
Moses Israel (died in 1802) served as Chief Rabbi of Alexandria from 1784 to 1802, and was appointed Chief Rabbi of Cairo in 1801. He was a member of the Israel family, which produced chief rabbis for...
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Athanasius, Metropolitan of Beni Suef
Metropolitan Athanasius (1923–2000) was the Coptic Orthodox bishop of Beni Suef and al-Bahnassa, Egypt, from 1962 until his death in 2000. Bishop Athanasius had, just as Pope Shenouda III, his roots i...
Yusuf al-Qaradawi
Yusuf al-Qaradawi (Arabic: يوسف القرضاوي Yūsuf al-Qaraḍāwī‎; or Yusuf al-Qardawi; born 9 September 1926) is an Egyptian Islamic theologian, and chairman of the International Union of Muslim ...
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Lady Meskah
Lady Meskah is a well-known women of Egyptian Islamic history.She was a slave to Sultan Al-Nasir Mohammad Ibn Qala'un, who raised him and played a major role in the social life of the time. Lady Meska...
Hassan al-Hudaybi
Hassan al-Hudaybi (also Hassan al Hodeiby) (Arabic: حسن الهضيبي) (Dec 1891-Nov 11, 1973) was the second "General Guide", or leader, of the Muslim Brotherhood organization, appointed in 1951 after foun...
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