EGYPT

The Muhammad 'Ali Dynasty

GENEALOGY

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Courtesy of H Kamel-Kelisli-Morali 1917 - 1936 H.M. Fu’ad I, by the grace of God, King of Egypt, Sovereign of Nubia, of the Sudan, of Kordofan and of Darfur, GCB (c 11.10.1917), Royal Victorian Chain (4.7.1927). b. at the Giza Palace, 26th March 1868, as Prince Ahmad Fu’ad, seventh son of H.H. Ismail Pasha, Khedive of Egypt, etc, GCB, GCSI, by Farial Kadin, educ. Royal Sch, Cairo, Institut Tudicum, Geneva, and the Royal Military Acad of Artillery & Engineers, Turin, Italy. Cmsnd as 2nd-Lieut 13th Regt. of Artillery, Italian Army 1887-1888, transf Turkish army 1889, Hon ADC to the Sultan of Turkey 1890, Military Attaché at Vienna 1890-1891, prom Lt-Gen 25/7/1892, Chief ADC to Khedive ‘Abbas Hilmi II 1892-1895, resig. 7/7/1895, Prince-Rector of the Fu’ad I Univ at Cairo 1908-1913. Became Heir Apparent, 9th December 1914. Succeeded on the death of his brother as Fu’ad I, Sultan of Egypt, Sovereign of Nubia, of the Sudan, of Kordofan and of Darfur, 9th October 1917. Informed by a telegram from the British government that they had terminated the Protectorate over Egypt and that they recognised her as an independent sovereign state, with certain reservations pertaining to territorial defence and communications, 28th February 1922. Assumed the title of KingKing of Egypt and of Sudan, Sovereign of Nubia, of Kordofan and of Darfur, together with the style of Hazrat Sahib al-Jalala (His Majesty) 15th March 1922. Proclaimed the independence of Egypt, 16th March 1922. Field Marshal Egyptian Army, and Admiral of the Fleet REN. Rector & Presdt of the Senate of the Egyptian Univ at Cairo (later Fu’ad I Univ) 1908-1913. “laurea honorem” (Univ of Pisa, Italy, 1933). Hon Presdt Muhammad Ali Club 1908-1936. Sequestrator and Administrator Red Crescent Soc 1916-1917. High Patron Royal Agricultural Soc 1925-1936. Patron Royal Geographical Soc of Egypt 1918-1936, Soc des Amis de l’Art 1923-1936, The Royal Automobile Club of Egypt (RACE) 1924-1936, Royal Alexandria Yacht Club, etc. Founder Sultanic Soc for Political Economy, Statistics and Legislation 1909. Presdt International First Aid Soc 1910-1936, Egyptian Red Crescent Soc 1916-1936, and Sultanic Geographical Soc 1916-1918. Mbr Royal Plymouth Corinthian Yacht Club. Founder of the Orders of Agriculture 1923, Culture 1932, and Commerce and Industry 1932. Rcvd: GC of the Order of Muhammad ‘Ali of Egypt (28.6.1915), Knt of the Orders of the Annunziata of Italy (25.3.1922), Golden Spur of the Vatican (7.8.1927), White Eagle of Poland (24.3.1932), Seraphim of Sweden (18.3.1933), Maha Chakri of Siam (1934), and Elephant of Denmark (3.4.1935), the Grand Collars of the Orders of the Crown of Iran, and the Supreme Sun of Afghanistan (22.12.1927), the Grand Collar of Albania, the Collar of the Order of the Chrysanthemum of Japan (20.4.1921), the Grand Order of the Hashimites of Iraq, GC of the Orders of SS Maurice & Lazarus of Italy (1911), the Redeemer of Greece (10.5.1912), Carol I with collar of Rumania (1920), Tower & Sword for Valor, Loyalty & Merit of Portugal (12.4.1920), Legion of Honour of France (15.11.1920), Vasa of Sweden with collar (1921), the Renaissance of the Hijaz (1922), Carlos III with collar of Spain (27.11.1922), Seal of Solomon of Ethiopia (3.5.1924), the Netherlands Lion (17.9.1925), Leopold of Belgium (mil. 25.10.1927), Omayyad of Syria, the Sharifian Order of Alawi of Morocco (24.7.1928), and the White Rose of Finland with collar (x.6.1935), the Most Sacred Imperial Order (Nishan-i-Agdas) of Persia (1919), and the Orders of Nobility (Nishan-i-Majidieh) 1st class of Turkey (1893), the White Lion 1st class with collar of Czechoslovakia (31.7.1928), etc. m. (first) at Cairo, 30th May 1895 (nikah) and at the ‘Abbasiya Palace, Cairo, 14th February 1896 (zifaf) (div. May 1898) H.H. Princess Shivakiar Khanum Effendi (b. at Istanbul, Turkey, 25th October 1876; she m. four times and d. at the Kasr al-Aali Palace, Cairo, 17th February 1947, bur. El-Mammalek Desert Cemetery), only daughter of Field Marshal H.H. Prince Ibrahim Fahmi Ahmad Pasha, by his first wife, Vijdan Navjuvan Khanum. m. (second) at the Bustan Palace, Bab al-Luk, Cairo, 26th May 1919, H.M. Queen Nazli (b. at Alexandria 25th June 1894; d. at Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, 29th May 1978, bur. there at the Garden of the Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City), educ. Pensionnat de la Mère de Dieu, Garden City, Cairo, and Notre-Dame de Sion, Bacos Ramleh Alexandria, rcvd: the Decoration of al-Kemal in brilliants (1917), GC od the Order of the Precious Crown of Japan (20.4.1921), settled in the USA May 1947, took the names Mary Elizabeth on her baptism into the Roman Catholic Church and was consequently deprived of her rank, privileges and property by her son 1st August 1950, elder daughter of H.E. (Sahib al Maali) ‘Abdu’r-Rahim Pasha Sabri, sometime Minister of Agriculture and Governor of Cairo, by his wife, Tawfika Khanum, daughter of Major-General H.E. (Sahib ud-Daula) Muhammad Sharif Pasha, GCSI, sometime Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs. He d. at the Kubba Palace, Cairo, 28th April 1936 (bur. Khedival Mausoleum, ar-Rifai Mosque, Cairo), having had issue, two sons and five daughters:
  • 1) Prince Ismail Fu’ad Bey. b. in Italy, November 1896 (s/o Princess Shivakiar). He d. at Alexandria, 6th July 1897 (bur. there at Nabi Danial Cemetery).
  • 2) H.R.H. Prince Muhammad Faruk, Prince of Sa’id, who succeeded as H.M. Faruk I, King of Egypt and of Sudan, etc. (s/o Queen Nazli) - see below.
  • 1) H.R.H. Princess Fawkia [H.R.H. Princess Fawkia, Countess d’Adix]. b. at the Za’afaran Palace, Cairo, 6th October 1897 (d/o Princess Shivakiar). Granted the style of Her Sultanic Highness 11th October 1917, and advanced to Her Royal Highness 15th March 1922. Rcvd: the Decoration of al-Kemal in brilliants. m. (first) at the Bustan Palace, Bab al-Luk, Cairo, 13th May 1919, as his second wife (div.), H.E. (Sahib ul-Ma’ali) Mahmud Fakhry Pasha, CBE (c 24.8.1920) (b. at Cairo, 24th November 1884; d. there, 1st June 1955, bur. there at Imam al-Shafi’i), educ. Collège des Jésuites du Caire, Grand Chamberlain to Sultans Husain Kamil 1916-1917 and Fu’ad 1917-1919, Governor of Cairo 1919-1920, Minister for Finance 1920-1921 and Foreign Affairs 1922-1923, Env Ext & Minister Plen to France (conc to Belgium, Switzerland, Portugal & Spain) 1924-1948, Egyptian Delegate to the League of Nations and Vice-Presdt of the Assembly 1939, Adtr Suez City and Canal, Vice-Presdt Cairo Electric Railways, Heliopolis Oases Co, etc, raised to personal rank and title of Pasha 11th December 1922, rcvd: GC of the Orders of the Nile, Legion of Honour of France, etc, former husband of H.H.Princess Badiha Khanum Effendi, youngest daughter of H.H. Husain Kamil, Sultan of Egypt, etc. GCB – see above), son of H.E. (Sahib ud-Daula) Husain Fakhry Pasha, KCMG, sometime Prime Minister of Egypt, by his wife, Nashat Khanum, daughter of  ‘Abdu’llah Safvat. m. (second) at Paris, France, 1938 (?), Count Wladimir d’Adix-Dellmensingen [Wally d’Adix] (d. at Zurich, Switzerland, 1973), who adopted the name of Farouk bin ‘Abdu’llah on his conversion to Islam 1938, Capt of Infantry Imperial Russian Army, served in the Great War 1914-1917 and with the Volunteer Army of General Denikin 1917-1920 as GSO to General Wrangel and liaison officer to the RAF , tourist quide and harpsichord teacher in Paris 1927, Sec-Gen International Hunting Council (Consiel Internationale de la Chasse) 1930-1939, Official Expert Delegate of the French Ministry of the Colonies, Mbr Royal Soc for the Protection of Birds, Société Nationale d’Acclimatation et de Protection de la Nature 1931, Société Ornithologique de France (Exec Cttee) 1935, Union Aérophile de France, Aéro-club de France, etc, rcvd: the Order of the Eagle Cross 3rd class of Estonia (25.11.1935), and Knt of the Order of the Legion of Honour of France (12.10.1933), and twelve other decorations. She d. at the Dolder Hotel, Zurich, Switzerland, 8th February 1974 (bur. Khedival Mausoleum, ar-Rifai Mosque, Cairo), having had issue, an only son, by her first husband: Copyright© Christopher Buyers
    • a) (Sahib ul-Izza) Ahmad-Abu-El-Fotouh Fakhry Bey. b. at Gizeh, 17th March 1921, educ. Lycée Henri IV, Lycée Jeanson de Sailly, Inst. Raymond Poincarré, and Inst Polytechnique, Paris, France. Chemical Engineer. Proprietor and Presdt A. Fakhry & Co 1955-1998. m. (first) 1942 (div. 1949), Gloria Rubio Alatorre (b. Vera Cruz, Mexico, 27th August 1912; m. fourth, at New York, USA, 7th April 1951, Group Captain Thomas Loel Evelyn Bulkeley Guinness, OBE, AE, RAuxAF, sometime MP, and former husband of The Hon Joan Barbara Yarde-Buller, later Begum Taj ud-Daula, Princess Ali Khan. She d. at Lausanne, Switzerland, 9th November 1980), former wife of Franz-Egon Maria Meinhard Engelbert Pius Aloysius Kaspar Ferdinand Dietrich, 3rd Count von Fürstenberg-Herdringen, and previously of …Scholtens, and daughter of Senor José Rafael Rubio, newspaper proprietor and editor, of Guadalajara, Mexico, by his wife, Senora Dolores Alatorre. m. (second) 23rd May 1965, Léna Fakhry (b. at Stockholm, Sweden, 2nd December 1932; d. 15th April 2013), née Léna Hjördis Elisabet Holby-Olsson, who adopted the name Mona ‘Abdu’llah  on her conversion to Islam, former wife of Ingmar Pallin, and daughter of Gustaf Franz Holby-Olsson, by his wife, Kerstin Hjördis Elisabet, née Mörner. He d. at Geneva, Switzerland, 6th June 1998 (bur. Imam al-Shafi’i, Cairo, Egypt), having had issue, an only son by his second wife:
      • i) Hussein Ahmad-Abu-El-Fotouh Fakhry. b. at Stockholm, Sweden, 4th January 1966 (s/o Lena), educ. Clark Univ, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA (BA 1989). Proprietor and Presdt A Fakhry & Co since 1998. m. 3rd September 2000, Sharifa [Chérifa Rachad-Fakhry] (b. at Cairo, 5th July 1970), daughter of Hassan Rashad. He has issue, two daughters:
        • (1) Sofia Fakhry. b. at Cairo, Egypt, 15th December 2004.
        • (2) Soraya Fakhry. b. at Cairo, Egypt, 20th August 2009. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
  • 2) H.R.H. Princess Fawzia [H.R.H. Princess Fawzia Shirin]. b. at the Ras al-Tine Palace, Alexandria, 5th November 1921 (d/o Queen Nazli). Colonel-in-Chief 2nd (Fateh) Regt of Cavalry (Princess Fawzia’s), Imperial Iranian Army, 25/4/1939-1948, Hon Lieut-Gen Egyptian Army 1948, Patron Iranian Child Welfare Assoc. 1940-1948. Granted the style of Her Sultanic Highness at birth, and advanced to Her Royal Highness 1922. She became an Iranian national and granted the title of Princess (Shahdokht) with the style of Her Imperial Highness 15th March 1939, and enjoyed that of Queen (Malika Fawzia Pahlavi) with the style of Her Majesty 17th September 1941-20th October 1948, Colonel-in-Chief 2nd (Fateh) Regt of Cavalry (Princess Fawzia’s) 25/4/1939-1948, Patron Child Welfare Assoc 1940-1948,. Rcvd: the Decoration of al-Kemal in brilliants (16.3.1939), and GC of the Order of Pahlavi of Iran (27.10.1940) becoming the first woman to receive that honour. m. (first) at Cairo, 16th March 1939 (div. 17th November 1948) as his first wife, H.I.M. Muhammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, Shahanshah of Iran, Aryamehr, GCB, Royal Victorian Chain (b. at Teheran, 26th October 1919; d. at the Maadai Military Hospital, Cairo, 22nd July 1980, bur. ar-Rifai Mosque, Cairo), eldest son of H.I.M. Reza Shah Pahlavi, Shahanshah of Iran, by his second wife, H.I.M. Nimtaj Khanum, Taj ul-Mulk, Empress Mother of Iran, daughter of Brigadier-General Taimur Khan Ayramlu, Tadf ul-Mulk, by whom she had issue, an only daughter - see Persia (Pahlavi). m. (second) at the ‘Abdin Palace, Cairo, 28th March 1949, Colonel H.E. (Sahib ul-Izza) Ismail Husain Shirin Bey (b. at Alexandria, Egypt, 17th October 1919; d. at the Military Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, 14th June 1994, bur. Shirin Mauroleum, Cairo, Egypt), rcvd: GO of the Orders of Ismail and the Nile, the Military Star of Fu’ad I (1948), Palestine Campaign Medal (1948) of Egypt, Military Order of Merit 3rd class of Spain, and the Order of the Leader (Nishan-i-Sardari) 2nd class of Afghanistan (x.1.1947), eldest son of (Sahib ul-Izza) Husain Shirin Bey, by his wife, H.H. Princess Amina Bihruz Khanum Effendi, daughter of H.H. Prince Ibrahim Rashid Fazil Pasha. She d. at Alexandria, Egypt, 2nd July 2003 (bur. Shirin Mauroleum, Cairo, Egypt), having had further issue, one son and one daughter by her second husband:
    • a) Husain Shirin Effendi. b. at Giza, Cairo, Egypt, 1955. He d. unm. 15th January 2016 (bur. Shirin Mauroleum, Cairo, Egypt).
    • a) Nadia Khanum. b. at Cairo, Egypt, 19th December 1950, educ. English Girls Coll (EGC), El Shatby, Alexandria, and the American Univ of Cairo, Cairo, Egypt. m. (first) at Cairo, 1972, as his second wife (div.) Yusuf Shaba’an (b. at Shubra, Cairo, Egypt, 16th July 1931; m. third, a Kuwaiti, by whom he had a son and daughter), educ. Islamic Charity Society Sch, and Ain Shams Univ, and Higher Inst of Theatrical Arts (BA 1962), Cairo, artist and screen actor, son of an advertising designer. m. (second) Mustafa Rashid (d. 23rd December 2004). She d. at a clinic, Cairo, Egypt, October 2009, having had issue, one daughter by her first husband, and another daughter by her second:
      • i) Sinai Shaba’an. b. October 1973 (d/o Yusuf Shaba’an). m. (first) Muhammad Metwali. m. (second) Muhammad Faramawi. She has issue, one son, by her first husband and one son and one daughter by her second husband:
        • (1) Omar Metwali.
        • (2) Ismail Faramawi.
        • (1) Lina Faramawi. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
      • ii) Fawzia Rashid (d/o Mustafa Rashid).
  • 3) H.R.H. Princess Faiza [H.R.H. Princess Faiza Fu’ad]. b. at the ‘Abdin Palace, Cairo, 8th November 1923 (d/o Queen Nazli), educ. privately. Hon Maj-Gen Egyptian Army 1948. Rcvd: the Decoration of al-Kemal in brilliants. m. at the 'Abdin Palace, Cairo, 17th May 1945 (div.) (Sahib ul-Izza) Muhammad ‘Ali Bülent Rauf Bey (b. at Istanbul, January 1917; m. second, 1977, as her fourth husband, Angela Mary Culme-Seymour, former wife of Count René Guillet de Chatellus, previously of Squadron Leader The Rt Hon John Patrick Douglas (Balfour), 3rd Baron Kinross, and of John George Spencer-Churchill. He d.s.p. at Chisholme House, Roxburghshire, Scotland, 5th September 1987), educ. Cornell and Yale Unvs., founder of the Beshara Sufi Sect, historian, author and mystic, younger son of Colonel H.E. (Sahib ul-Izza) Muhammad 'Abdu'r-Rauf Bey, by his wife, Amira Khanum, daughter of H.E. (Sahib us-Sa'ada) Mahmud Sirri Pasha, by his wife Princess Zainab Fatima Khanum Effendi, second daughter of H.H. Ismail Pasha, Khedive of Egypt, etc. GCB, GCSI. She d. at Los Angeles, California, USA, 30th May 1994.
  • 4) H.R.H. Princess Faika [Mme Faika Fouad Hanem Sadek]. b. at the Ras al-Tine Palace, Alexandria, 8th June 1926 (d/o Queen Nazli), educ. privately. Hon Presdt Egyptian Red Crescent Soc. Rcvd: the Decoration of al-Kemal in brilliants. m. (morganatic) at Sacramento, San Francisco, California, USA, 5th April 1950 (civil) and at the Kubba Palace, Cairo, Egypt, 4th June 1950 (nikah), H.E. (Sahib ul-Izza) Fu’ad Ahmad Sadek Bey (b. at Cairo, Egypt, 6th August 1908; d. there, 27th November 1981, bur. there at the Sadek Family Cemetery, El Bassateen), educ. Coll des Frères (Bab el-Louk), Cairo, Egypt, and the Univ of the Sorbonne, Paris (dipl. Intl Rels), France, joined Egyptian Foreing Service, Third Sec Nanking, First Sec Madrid 1948-1949, Charge d’Affaires Warsaw 1949-1950, Senator 1951-1953, Consultant to Saudi Olympic Cttee, raised to the title of Bey second class with the style of Sahib ul-Izza 4th June 1950, son of Ahmad Muhammad Ismail Sadek, by his wife, Saniya, née Fahmy. She d. at Cairo, Egypt, 7th January 1983 (bur. beside her husband at the Sadek Family Cemetery, El Bassateen), having had issue, two sons and two daughters:
    • a) Fouad Fouad Sadek. b. at the Dokki Palace, Cairo, Egypt, 26th December 1950, educ. ... Coll, Beirut, Lebanon (B.Admin). Artist and designer. Partner Hanfaninha Studio Gallery in Zamalek, Cairo, now Partner Tanis Fabrics.
    • b) Ismail Fouad Sadek. b. 4th April 1952, educ. Univ of Vienna (MA Econ & Social Sciences 1980), Austria. Personal German Translator to Presdt Sadat 1981-1982, Sales Mngr with Swiss Air in Cairo 1982-1983, Sales Dir SEKEM Pharmaceuticals 1983-1984, Marketing Assist with Egyptian American Bank 1984-1988, Snr Marketing Officer (Private Clients) with American Express Bank in Vienna 1988-1992, Dir Korrespondenzbankengeschäft 1992-1997, General Dir American Express Bank 1997-2008 (Snr Country Exec American Express Bank Ltd in Austria 1988-2008), CEO of Standard Chartered Bank Austria & Area Head of Central Europe & Central Asia since 2008. Mbr Austrian Bankers’ Assoc. m. (first) at Cairo, Egypt, 1980 (div.) Randa (b. at Cairo, 4th March 1961), daughter of Ibrahim Rashid, by his wife, Mary, née Grelier. m. (second) at Sieghartskirchen, Lower Austria, 30th August 1986, Doris Sadek (b. at Schaerding, Lower Austria, 10th March 1954), daughter of Dr Josef Lackenberger, by his wife, Helga, née Zehetmayer. He has issue, one son and one daughter by his first wife, and two sons and one daughter by his second wife:
      • i) Ibrahim Sadek. b. at Cairo, Egypt, 2nd April 1983 (s/o Randa). m. 9th April 2009, Mahy Durgham, educ. Pyramids Language Sch, and American Univ of Cairo, Egypt. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
        • 1a. Ismail Sadek. b. 26th April 2013.
        • 1a. Farida Sadek. b. 5th February 2010.
      • ii) Fouad Josef Philipp Sadek. b. at Tulln an der Donau, LowerAustria, 24th July 1991 (s/o Doris).
      • iii) Ismail Felix Sadek. b. at Tulln an der Donau, Lower Austria, 6th April 1994 (s/o Doris), educ. Höhere Bundeslehranstalt für Wirtschaftliche (HLW), Tulln.
      • i) Faika Sadek. b. at Cairo, 27th February 1982 (d/o Randa), educ. American Univ of Cairo). Copyright© Christopher Buyers
      • ii) Faiza Julia Sadek. b. at Tulln an der Donau, LowerAustria, 6th September 1988 (d/o Doris), educ. American Univ of Cairo.
    • a) Fawkia [Fawkia Sadek Boulerice]. m. (first) (div.) Fuad Sirhank. m. (second) Hisham Shadi (b. 8th September 1944; d. at Cairo, October 1988). m. (third) 1989, Edward R. Boulerice, from Pittsfield, Massachusettes, USA, youngest son of Arthur Alfred Boulerice, sometime truck driver of Cheshire, Massachusettes, by his wife, Katherine A. Benz. She had issue, one son and one daughter by her second husband, and twin sons by her third husband:
      • i) Husain Hisham Shadi [Hashy].
      • ii) Alexander [Alex] Boulerice, educ. Reid Middle Sch, Pittsfield, Massachusettes, USA.
      • iii) Austin Boulerice, educ. Reid Middle Sch, Pittsfield, Massachusettes, USA. Copyright© Christopher Buyers
      • i) Mona Hisham Shadi, educ. Berkshire Community Coll, Pittsfield, Massachusettes, USA. Cheesemonger-buyer at Nejaime’s Wine Cellars in Pittsfield, Massachusettes.
    • b) Fahima [Fahima Sadek El-Demirdash]. b. 1961. m. Dr Mustafa Ibrahim El-Demirdash, educ. Cairo Univ (BSc 1973), Cairo, Egypt, and The City Univ, London (MSc 1977, PhD 1981), engineer, Chair National Housing & Building Research Center (HBRC) in the Ministry of Housing, Utilities & Urban Development, Vice-Presdt French Univ in Cairo, Professor of Civil Engineering and Dean of Faculty of Engineering at Helwan Univ, Founder Consulting Engineering Bureaux & Laboratories (CEL), Mbr Acad of Science for Engineering, Supreme National Councils for Engineering, Green Building Council of Egypt, Chair of the Councils for the codes for Recycling Solid Waste for Building Materials, Stabilized Soil for Building Elements, etc, Representative of Uninettunu Distance Learning Univ in Egypt, youngest son of Dr Ibrahim El-Demirdash, by his wife, Nimet Rashid. She had issue, one son and one daughter:
      • i) Ibrahim Mustafa El-Demirdash, educ. Choueifat International and Dar El Tarbiah Schs, and Cairo Univ (BA.Sc. 2007), Loughborough Univ of Technology (MSc 2008), Leicestershire, and the Univ of California, Irvine (PhD 2013), California, USA. Teaching Assist Orange County, California 2009-2013, Research Assist Univ of California 2009-2013, Structural Engineer Titan Atlas Global 2014-2015, Managing Partner CEL Consulting Engineering Bureau & Laboratories since 2015, Founder LUX Finishing 2019.
      • i) Amina El-Demirdash, educ. Cairo American Coll (Dipl. Gen. 2004), and American Univ of Cairo (BFA 2008), Cairo, Egypt, and Accademia d’Arte (MA 2018), Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Sch Adstr Urban Toddlers Sch 2009-2010, personal artist since 2004, Artist in Residence at Estudio nomada Barcelona 2017, and Chateau d’Orquevaux 2019.
  • 5) H.R.H. Princess Fathia [Mrs Fathia Fouad Ghali]. b. at the Kubba Palace, Cairo, Egypt, 17th December 1930 (d/o Queen Nazli), educ. privately. Settled in the USA May 1947. Deprived of her style of Her Royal Highness and title of Princess on her marriage in 1950. Rcvd: the Decoration of al-Kemal in brilliants. m. at the Fairmont Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA, 25th April 1950 (relig.) and 10th May 1950 (civil) (ratified in Egypt, 4th June 1950) (sep. 1969, div. at Los Angeles, California, USA, April 1973) Riad Bishay Ghali Effendi (b. at Shubra, Egypt, 11th February 1919; d. in prison, blind and almost paralysed, at Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, USA, 12th July 1987), educ. Coll des Frères (Bab el-Louk), Cairo, joined Egyptian Foreign Service and served in the Belgian Congo, London and the Consulate-General in Marseilles, Secretary to Queen Nazli, son of Bishari Ghali Effendi, sometime civil servant in the Ministry of Education, by his wife, Ghalila Mina. She d. (shot by her husband) at Los Angeles, California, 10th December 1976 (bur. there at the Garden of the Holy Cross Cemetery, Culver City), having had issue, two sons and one daughter:
    • a) Rafik Riad Ghali. b. at Los Angeles, California, USA, 29th November 1952.
    • b) Rayed Fouad Ghali. b. at Los Angeles, California, USA, 20th May 1954, educ. Beverly Hills High Sch, and Univ of California (BA 1976), Los Angeles, California, USA. Mbr International Cttee Afghan World Fndn. He d. unm. at Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, USA, 22nd July 2007 (bur. there).
    • a) Ranya Ghali. b. at Los Angeles, California, USA, 21st April 1956, educ. Beverly Hills High Sch, and Univ of California, Los Angeles. Admin Assist in the Engineering Dept of ValleyCare Health System since 1990.
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