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Sonia Romo Verdesoto

Sonia Romo Verdesoto de Agustin is an Ecuadorian poet. She was the only female member of the Tzantzismo movement in Ecuador during the 1960s. She is the former Ecuadorian consul to Haiti.

Pepi II Neferkare

Pepi II was a pharaoh of the Sixth Dynasty in Egypts Old Kingdom who reigned from c. 2278 BC. His throne name, Neferkare, means "Beautiful is the Ka of Re". He succeeded to the throne at age six, after the death of Merenre I. He was traditionally ...

Egyptian diaspora

Egyptian diaspora consists of citizens of Egypt abroad sharing a common culture and Egyptian Arabic language. The phenomenon of Egyptians emigrating from Egypt was rare until Gamal Abdel Nasser came to power after overthrowing the monarchy in 195 ...

Egyptians in Italy

As early as the 2nd century BC, there is strong evidence for an Egyptian presence in Italy, in various professions including bankers, surgeons, actors, musicians, fortune tellers, soldiers, slaves, and the like. In early modern times, after Napol ...

Egyptian New Zealanders

Egyptian New Zealanders are New Zealand citizens and New Zealand permanent residents of Egyptian descent. According to the New Zealand 2013 Census, 1.110 New Zealand citizens and permanent residents declared that they were of Egyptian descent.

Ramesses-Meryamun-Nebweben

Ramesses-Meryamun-Nebweben was an Ancient Egyptian prince, a son of Pharaoh Ramesses II. Since he is not shown or mentioned anywhere among the children of Ramesses, he is likely to have been one of the youngest of Ramesses sons. He is known to us ...

Abla Fahita

Abla Fahita is an Egyptian satirical puppet character. The character was introduced in 2010 online and has started a show in 2014 Abla Fahita Live from the Duplex on CBC channel. The infamous widow with her sharp tongue and acid humour and an obv ...

Asp (comics)

The Asp is a former supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character has been depicted as a member of the villanous Serpent Society as well as the group BAD Girls, Inc., a group of all female adventures. Eg ...

Cleopatra (Rome character)

Cleopatra is a character from the HBO/BBC original television series Rome, played by Lyndsey Marshal from October 16, 2005 through March 25, 2007 and based on the historical Ancient Egyptian Queen Cleopatra.

Erimem

Erimemushinteperem, or simply Erimem, is a fictional character played by Caroline Morris in a series of audio plays produced by Big Finish Productions based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who. A princess of A ...

Nyarlathotep

Nyarlathotep is a character in the works of H. P. Lovecraft and other writers. The character is commonly known in association with its role as a malign deity in the Lovecraft Mythos fictional universe, where it is known as the Crawling Chaos. Fir ...

Ōgon Bat

Ōgon Bat is a Japanese superhero created by Suzuki Ichiro and Takeo Nagamatsu in 1931 who originally debuted in a kamishibai. Ōgon Bat is considered to be the worlds first comic book superhero, and is a precursor to later superhero characters suc ...

Sallah

Sallah Mohammed Faisel el-Kahir, better known simply as Sallah, is a fictional character played by Welsh actor John Rhys-Davies in two of the four Indiana Jones films; Raiders of the Lost Ark and Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. He also appear ...

Shadow King

The Shadow King is a fictional supervillain appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character is particularly associated with the X-Men family of comics. His nemesis is the X-Mens leader, Professor X, and he also figures ...

Shazam (wizard)

Shazam is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by both Fawcett Comics and DC Comics. Djimon Hounsou played the ancient wizard Shazam in the theatrical film.

Abu Said Qansuh

Abu Said Qansuh, also Qansuh Al-Ashrafi, Qansuh I or Al-Zahir Qansuh, was the twenty third Mamluk Sultan of Egypt from the Burji dynasty. He ruled the Mamluk Sultanate between 1498–1500.

Tuman bay I

Al-Adil Sayf ad-Din Tuman bay was the twenty fifth Mamluk Sultan of Egypt from the Burji dynasty. He ruled for about one hundred days in 1501. Tuman Bay I was about forty years old when he was selected as Sultan. Although he was popular before be ...

Behenu

Behenu was an Ancient Egyptian queen of the Sixth dynasty. She is thought to have been the wife of either Pepi I or of Pepi II. The remnants of her pyramid were first discovered in 2007, and news of the discovery of her burial chamber was made pu ...

Mirax of Egypt

The martyr Mirax was raised by Christian parents in the city of Tanis, Egypt. He renounced his faith to enter the service of the amir, to the great grief of his family. Miraxs parents resorted to prayer with great devotion for the redemption of t ...

Aulus Avilius Flaccus

Aulus Avilius Flaccus was the Egyptian prefect appointed by Tiberius in 32 CE. His rule coincided with the riots against Alexandrias Jewish population in 38 CE. According to some accounts, including Philos, Flaccus was responsible for cruelty aga ...

Hor, Besoy, and Daydara

Hor, Besoy, and Daydara were Christian martyrs in Egypt in the fourth century. Hor was a soldier. With his brother Besoy, he confessed to his belief in Christianity at Alexandria during the Diocletian Persecution. Hor was subjected to prolonged t ...

John of Senhout

Saint John of Senhout is an Egyptian saint from the 4th century AD. He was born in the Egyptian city of Senhout. His fathers name was Macarius and his mothers name was Anna. According to Coptic Orthodox manuscripts, a divine inspiration encourage ...

Kemsit

Kemsit was an ancient Egyptian queen consort, the wife of pharaoh Mentuhotep II of the 11th Dynasty. Her tomb and small decorated chapel were found in her husbands Deir el-Bahari temple complex, behind the main building, along with the tombs of f ...

Masoud (slave)

According to legend, Masoud was a black slave belonging to the Fatimid Caliph Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah. He was said to be a large man used by Hakim to carry out a bizarre punishment. Al-Hakim was said to have occasionally wandered the streets of Cai ...

Paphnutius the Ascetic

Saint Paphnutius the Ascetic, also known as Paphnutius the Hermit, was an Egyptian anchorite of the fourth century. He is most famous for his accounts of the lives of many hermits of the Egyptian desert, such as Saint Onuphrius. Saint Paphnutius ...

Essam al-Qamari

Essam Al-Qamari was a decorated tank commander and Major in the Egyptian army who smuggled weapons and ammunition from army strongholds for al-Jihad as a "disciple" of the late Sayyid Qutb. In February 1981, Egyptian police arrested a man smuggli ...

Shayban ibn Ahmad ibn Tulun

Shayban ibn Ahmad ibn Tulun was the fifth and last Emir of the Tulunids in Egypt. A son of the dynastys founder, Ahmad ibn Tulun, he succeeded his nephew Harun ibn Khumarawayh, who was killed in a mutiny in December 904 during the invasion of Egy ...

Takabuti

Takabuti was a married woman who reached an age of between twenty and thirty years. She lived in the Egyptian city of Thebes at the end of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt. Her mummified body and mummy case are in the Ulster Museum, Belfast. The ...

Mohamed Hassan Tita

Mohamed Hassan Tita was a member of the Egyptian Islamic Jihad who was living in Albania. He was one of 14 people subjected to extraordinary rendition by the CIA prior to the 2001 declaration of a War on Terror. He was ostensibly linked to the 19 ...

Yusuf ibn Abu Dhaqn

Yusuf ibn Abu Dhaqn known to the west as Josephus Abudacnus or Josephus Barbatus, was an Egyptian Copt who traveled in Europe mainly teaching Arabic in the 17th Century CE. He was born in Cairo around and learned Greek and Turkish in Egypt. In 15 ...

Nasser bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Sheikh Nasser was a son Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the founding president of the United Arab Emirates. His mother was Sheikha Amna bint Salah Al Badi, who is from the Bedouin branch of the Dhawahir tribe. He had one full-brother, Sheikh Isa.

Emirati diaspora

The Emirati diaspora comprises Emirati citizens who have emigrated from the United Arab Emirates to other countries, and people of Emirati descent born or residing in other countries.

Emiratis in the United Kingdom

Emiratis in the United Kingdom are Emirati expatriates in the United Kingdom. They number several thousand and include many students pursuing higher education.

List of Emirati detainees at Guantanamo Bay

The United States Department of Defense acknowledges holding two United Arab Emirates captives in Guantanamo. A total of 778 captives have been held in extrajudicial detention in the Guantanamo Bay detention camps, in Cuba since the camps opened ...

Fatima bint Rashid Al Nuaimi

Sheikha Fatima bint Rashid Al Nuaimi was an Emirati Ajman royal and a member of the Al Nuaimi and Al Sharqi families. She was the mother of the present Ruler of Fujairah, Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, who has held that position since 1974. Fatima ...

Mohammed al Janahi

Mohammed al Janahi was a noted Emirati film and stage actor. Al Janahi starred in the role of Moubarak in the 1998 French film, La Guerre de leau Sands of Eden. He appeared in the film opposite actors Randy Quaid, Christian Brendel and Rose-Marie ...

Khalifa bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan was the eldest son of Abu Dhabi ruler Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. He was brother of 4 Abu Dhabi rulers Tahnoon, Hamdan, Saqr and Sultan bin Zayed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan. He was a great grandfather of ...

Hassa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan

Sheikha Hassa bint Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Nahyan was the first wife of the founder and the first President of the United Arab Emirates, the late Emir of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan. She was the mother of the current president of ...

Aro people

The Aro people or Aros are an Igbo subgroup mixed with Akpa and Ibibio ancestry that originated from the Arochukwu kingdom in present-day Abia state, Nigeria. The Aros can also be found in about 250 other settlements mostly in the Southeastern Ni ...

Beti people

The Beti people are a Central African ethnic group primarily found in central Cameroon. They are also found in Equatorial Guinea and northern Gabon. They are closely related to the Bulu people, the Fang people and the Yaunde people, who are all s ...

Fang people

The Fang people, also known as Fãn or Pahouin, are a Central African ethnic group found in Equatorial Guinea, northern Gabon, and southern Cameroon. Representing about 85% of the total population of Equatorial Guinea, concentrated in the Rio Muni ...

Spanish immigration to Equatorial Guinea

Spanish Equatoguinean is a person of Spanish descent who are residents born or living in Equatorial Guinea. The population from Spain living in Equatorial Guinea numbers an estimated 17.000. Many Spanish Equatoquineans are of mulatto, or multirac ...

Eritreans in Denmark

Eritreans in Denmark are citizens and residents of Denmark who are of Eritrean descent. According to Statistics Denmark, as of 2017, there are a total 5.703 persons of Eritrean origin living in Denmark. Of those individuals, 5.170 are Eritrea-bor ...

Eritreans in Norway

According to Statistics Norway, as of 2017, there are a total 19.957 persons of Eritrean origin living in Norway. Of those, 3.661 individuals were born in Norway to immigrant parents.

Eritreans in Sweden

In 2014, the first secretary at the Eritrean embassy in Sweden was asked to leave the country due to having organised espionage on Eritrean migrants in Sweden. In 2016 Swedish Television reported that the Swedish Migration Agency had hired regime ...

Eritreans in the United Kingdom

Eritreans in the United Kingdom are an ethnic group that consist of Eritrean immigrants to the United Kingdom as well as their descendants. The 2001 Census recorded 6.561 Eritrean-born people residing in the UK. According to the 2011 UK Census, t ...

Israeli policy for non-Jewish African refugees

The term, non-Jewish African refugees, primarily refers to the Sudanese and Eritrean refugee population migrating to Israel through the Sinai Desert. Israeli policy concerning these refugees has evolved from a policy of neutrality to a policy of ...

Estonian Argentines

Estonian Argentines are Argentine citizens of Estonian descent or Estonia-born people who emigrated to Argentina. Argentina is home to the fourth largest Estonian community in the Americas, behind the United States, Canada and Brazil. Estonian im ...

Estonian Australians

Estonian Australians refers to Australian citizens of Estonian descent or Estonia-born persons who reside in Australia. According to the 2011 Census, there were 8.551 people of Estonian descent in Australia and 1.928 Estonia-born people residing ...

Civic Club / Estonian House

The Civic Club building, now the New York Estonian House, is a 4-story Beaux-Arts building located at 243 East 34th Street between Second and Third Avenues in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The house was originally buil ...