World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article

King of Egypt

Article Id: WHEBN0000514473
Reproduction Date:

Title: King of Egypt  
Author: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Language: English
Subject: Fuad I of Egypt, King Fuad, Prince Fakhruddin of Egypt, Ptolemy IX Lathyros, Revolution Day (Egypt)
Collection: Egyptian Monarchy
Publisher: World Heritage Encyclopedia
Publication
Date:
 

King of Egypt

Malik of Egypt
Royal Coat of arms

Royal Standard of Egypt
Details
Style His Majesty
First monarch Fouad I
Last monarch Fouad II
Formation 15 March 1922
Abolition 18 June 1953
Residence Abdeen Palace, Cairo, Egypt
Appointer Hereditary

King of Egypt (Arabic: ملك مصرMalik Miṣr) was the title used by the ruler of Egypt between 1922 and 1951. When the United Kingdom ended its protectorate over Egypt on 28 February 1922, Egypt's Sultan Fouad I issued a decree on 15 March 1922 whereby he adopted the title of King of Egypt. It has been reported that the title change was due not only to Egypt's newly independent status, but also to Fouad I's desire to be accorded the same title as the newly installed rulers of the newly created kingdoms of Hejaz, Syria and Iraq.[1] The only other monarch to be styled King of Egypt was Fouad I's son Farouk I, whose title was changed to King of Egypt and the Sudan in October 1951 following the Wafdist government's unilateral abrogation of the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty of 1936.[2]

The rulers of Ancient Egypt may be described using the title King (a translation of the Egyptian word nsw) or Pharaoh (derived from pr ˤ3).

See also

References

  1. ^ Rizk, Yunan Labib (10–16 February 2000). "The fallen dynasty".  
  2. ^ "Egypt: On the Threshold of Revolution, 1945-52".  
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.