Information about King Farouk I of Egypt

King Farouk I of Egypt (11 February 1920 - 18 March 1965)

Farouk I (Arabic: فاروق الأول‎ Fārūq al-Awwal) was the tenth ruler of Egypt from the Muhammad Ali dynasty and the penultimate King of Egypt and the Sudan, succeeding his father, Fuad I, in 1936.

His full title was "His Majesty Farouk I, by the grace of God, King of Egypt and the Sudan, Sovereign of Nubia, of Kordofan and of Darfur". He was overthrown in the 1952 military coup d'état and forced to abdicate in favour of his infant son, Ahmed Fuad, who succeeded him as Fuad II. He died in exile in Italy in 1965.

His sister, Princess Fawzia Fuad, was the first wife and consort of the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.

King Farouk I of Egypt reigned in...
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فاروق الأول‎ (King Farouk I) Flag of Egypt Egypt 28 April 1936 26 July 1952
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