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Najeeb Mahfouz (1911–2006)

Najeeb Mahfouz was born on December 11, 1911 in Cairo, Egypt. He was a writer, known for The Tough (1957), The Monster (1954) and Saladin (1963). He was previously married to Atiyyatallah Ibrahim. He died on August 30, 2006 in Cairo, Egypt. See full bio »


(age 94) in Cairo, Egypt

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Known For

The Tough Writer
The Monster Writer
Saladin Writer


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 2021 Bayn El Samaa Wa El Ard (TV Mini Series) (based on the novel by - 1 episode)
- Hugged the days (2021) ... (based on the novel by)
 2016 Afrah AlQoba (TV Series) (novel by - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 2013 Price of a Wife (Short) (story - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 2012 Zakaraia (Short) (story)
 2002 Al-seera Al-Ashouria: Al-Harafeesh (TV Series) (novel & manga)
 2001 Hadith Alsabah wa Almassaa (TV Series) (novel writer - 24 episodes)
- Episode #1.28 (2001) ... (novel writer)
- Episode #1.27 (2001) ... (novel writer)
- Episode #1.26 (2001) ... (novel writer)
- Episode #1.25 (2001) ... (novel writer)
- Episode #1.24 (2001) ... (novel writer)
 1995 Midaq Alley (novel "Zuqâq al-Midaq" - as Naguib Mahfuz)
 1993 The Beginning and the End (novel - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1989 Qalb El Lel
 1987 Bain Alqasrain (TV Series) (story)
 1986 The Hunger (characters - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1986 Time of Love (as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1986 Wasmat Aar (as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1986 Min Fadlik Wa Ihsanik (TV Movie)
 1986 El-Toot wel Nabboot (written by)
 1985 El-Mutarad (Novelist)
 1985 Love on the Pyramids Plateau (novel - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1983 Ayoub (short story - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1982 Wakalt Al Balah (as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1981 Al ragol allathy fakada dhakeratoh marratein (TV Mini Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #1.7 (1981)
- Episode #1.6 (1981)
- Episode #1.5 (1981)
- Episode #1.4 (1981)
- Episode #1.3 (1981)
 1981 People on the Top (as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1981 Al shaytan yaez (story - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1980 Al sharida (story - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1976 Khan El-Khalili (miniseries) (TV Mini Series) (novel)
 1975 Karnak Café (as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1975 Al Mothneboon
 1973 Al Sokkareyah
 1971 Al-ikhtiyar (screenplay - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1970 El Sarab
 1969 Miramar (novel)
 1968 Thalass kassas (novel)
 1967 El saman wal karif (story - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1967 Kasr El Shawk (story - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1966 Cairo 30 (novel - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1964 The Cost of Freedom (screenplay - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1964 The Road (as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1964 Between Two Palaces (novel - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1963 Midaq Alley (novel - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1963 Saladin (novel - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1962 Chased by the Dogs (novel - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1960 The Beginning and the End (novel - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1959 We the Students (as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1959 Between Heaven and Earth (screenplay - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1958 Jamila, the Algerian (writer - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1958 The Fugitive (novel)
 1958 The Barred Road (screenplay - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1957 The Tough (screenplay - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1956 The Bad Tempered Man (as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1955 Fools' Alley (novel) / (screenplay - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1954 I Have Been Made a Murderer (as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1954 The Monster (screenplay - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1953 Raya wa Sekina (screenplay - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1951 Your Day Will Come (screenplay)
 1948 Mughamarat Antar wa Abla (story - as Naguib Mahfouz)
 1947 Al-muntaqim (Scenario)
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Alternate Names:

Naguib Mahfouz | Naguib Mahfuz


Atiyyatallah Ibrahim  (his death)  (2 children)

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Personal Quote:

"I wrote 'The Seventh Heaven' because I want to believe something good will happen to me after death. Spirituality, for me, is of high importance and continuously provides inspiration for me." - Associated Press interview on his 94th birthday.


The attack he suffered in 1994 damaged nerves leading to his right arm, seriously impairing his ability to write. See more »

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