Mahfouz
biographical name Naguib 1911- Egyptian writer

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  • Mahfouz — is a surname, it may refer to one of the following people: Khalid bin Mahfouz, a Saudi businessman Naguib Mahfouz, a Nobel Prize winning Egyptian novelist Naguib Pasha Mahfouz, an Egyptian obstetrician and gynecologist Sabir Mahfouz Lahmar, an… …   Wikipedia

  • Mahfouz — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Joseph Mahfouz OLM (1932–2010), Bischof von Katiola Nagib Mahfuz (auch: Nagib Machfus oder Naguib Mahfouz; 1911–2006), ägyptischer Schriftsteller Siehe auch: Mahfuz …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Mahfouz — (Naguib) (né en 1912) écrivain égyptien. Auteur notam. d une trilogie romanesque (Bayn al Qasrayn, 1956; Qasr ach Chawq, 1957; As Sukkariyyah, 1957); son plus célèbre roman est le Passage des miracles (trad. 1970). Prix Nobel de littér. 1988 …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Mahfouz — /mah foohz /, n. Naguib /nah geeb /, born 1911, Egyptian author: Nobel prize 1988. * * * …   Universalium

  • Mahfouz — Provenance. Prénom d origine arabe. Signifie: préservé par Dieu Histoire. Depuis maintenant quatorze siècles, la plupart des musulmans, de par le monde, qu ils soient asiatiques, africains, européens ou américains, ont à coeur de choisir pour… …   Dictionnaire des prénoms français, arabes et bretons

  • Mahfouz — n. family name (Arabic) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Mahfouz — Mah•fouz [[t]mɑˈfuz[/t]] n. big Naguib, born 1911, Egyptian writer: Nobel prize 1988 …   From formal English to slang

  • Mahfouz — /maˈfuz/ (say mah foohz) noun Naguib /naˈgib/ (say nah geeb), 1911–2006, Egyptian novelist and playwright; Nobel prize for literature 1988. Also, Mahfuz …   Australian English dictionary

  • Mahfouz — /mah foohz /, n. Naguib /nah geeb /, born 1911, Egyptian author: Nobel prize 1988 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mahfouz, Naguib — born Dec. 11, 1911, Cairo, Egypt Egyptian writer. He worked in the cultural section of the Egyptian civil service from 1934 to 1971. His major work, the Cairo Trilogy (1956–57) including the novels Palace Walk, Palace of Desire, and Sukkariyah… …   Universalium

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