Farouk of Egypt

King of Egypt and the Sudan from 1936 to 1952

King Farouk was Egypt's last monarch who was overthrown in the Egyptian Revolution of 1952.

Farouk I
Farouk I in military uniform (1946)
King of Egypt and the Sudan[1]
Reign28 April 1936 – 26 July 1952
Coronation29 July 1937[2]
PredecessorFuad I
SuccessorFuad II
Prime Ministers
Born(1920-02-11)11 February 1920
Abdeen Palace, Cairo, Sultanate of Egypt
Died18 March 1965(1965-03-18) (aged 45)
San Camilo Hospital, Rome, Italy
SpouseFarida (née Safinaz Zulficar)
(m. 1938; div. 1948)
Narriman Sadek
(m. 1951; div. 1954)
IssuePrincess Ferial
Princess Fawzia
Princess Fadia
Fuad II of Egypt
Full name
Farouk bin Ahmed Fuad bin Ismail bin Ibrahim bin Muhammad Ali bin Ibrahim Agha
DynastyMuhammad Ali Dynasty
FatherFuad I of Egypt
MotherNazli Sabri
SignatureFarouk I signature.svg


  1. Whiteman, Marjorie Millace; Hackworth, Green Haywood (1963). Digest of International Law (snippet view). Vol. 2. U.S. State Department. p. 64. OCLC 79506166. Retrieved 26 February 2010. The Egyptian Parliament amended the Constitution by Law 176 of 16 October 1951, to provide that the title of the King should be "King of Egypt and the Sudan" instead of "King of Egypt, Sovereign of Nubia, Sudan, Kordofan and Darfur".
  2. Rizk, Yunan Labib (28 July – 3 August 2005). "Crowning moment". Al-Ahram Weekly (753). Archived from the original on 14 September 2008. Retrieved 25 February 2010.

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Farouk of Egypt
Born: 11 February 1920 Died: 18 March 1965
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Fuad I
King of Egypt
Sovereign of Nubia, the Sudan, Kordofan and Darfur

Name of title changed by
Law 176 of 16 October 1951
New title
Name of title changed by
Law 176 of 16 October 1951
King of Egypt and the Sudan
Succeeded by
Fuad II
Egyptian royalty
British Protectorate
Title last held by
Prince Muhammad Abdel Moneim
Heir to the Throne
Succeeded by
Prince Muhammad Ali Tawfiq
New title Prince of the Sa'id
as heir apparent
Title next held by
Ahmad Fuad, Prince of the Sa'id
later became King Fuad II