Updated at February 4, 2023 by BirthdayDBs Team
Radwa Ashour is best known as Novelist who has born on May 26, 1946 in Egypt. Currently, Radwa Ashour is 76 years, 8 months and 9 days old. Radwa Ashour will celebrate 77th birthday on Friday, 26th of May 2023. Below the countdown to Radwa Ashour upcoming birthday.
Egyptian novelist who specialized in Black poetics and other Afro-American critical writing. She is best known for having published several novels including Granada, Apparitions, Siraj, and Blue Lorries.
She graduated from Cairo University with her BA in 1967. She then went on to earn her MA from the University in 1972. She earned her Ph.D. in African American Literature in 1975 from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her first book The Journey was published in 1983.
She won the Constantine Cavafy Prize for literature in 2007.
She was born and raised in El-Manial. She married Palestinian poet Mourid Barghouti in 1970 and together they had a son named Tamim al-Barghouti in 1977.
Tawfiq Alhakim and Naguib Mahfouz are fellow novelists and writers from Egypt.
Radwa Ashour is 76 years old today.
Radwa Ashour was born on May 26, 1946 in Egypt.
Radwa Ashour zodiac sign is Gemini.
Radwa Ashour was best known as Novelist.
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|1970||The Soviet Tupolev Tu-144 becomes the first commercial transport to exceed Mach 2.|
|1971||Bangladesh Liberation War: The Pakistan Army slaughters at least 71 Hindus in Burunga, Sylhet, Bangladesh.|
|1972||The United States and the Soviet Union sign the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty.|
|1981||Italian Prime Minister Arnaldo Forlani and his coalition cabinet resign following a scandal over membership of the pseudo-masonic lodge P2 (Propaganda Due).|
|1981||An EA-6B Prowler crashes on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz, killing 14 crewmen and injuring 45 others.|
|1983||The 7.8 Mw Sea of Japan earthquake shakes northern Honshu with a maximum Mercalli intensity of VIII (Severe). A destructive tsunami is generated that leaves about 100 people dead.|
|1986||The European Community adopts the European flag.|
|1991||Zviad Gamsakhurdia becomes the first elected President of the Republic of Georgia in the post-Soviet era.|
|1991||Lauda Air Flight 004 breaks apart in mid-air and crashes in the Phu Toei National Park in Thailand, killing all 223 people on board.|
|1993||Tahar Djaout, Algerian journalist and writer, was assassinated by Islamic fundamentalists, dying in hospital on June 2, 1993.|
|1998||The Supreme Court of the United States rules that Ellis Island, the historic gateway for millions of immigrants, is mainly in the state of New Jersey, not New York.|
|1998||The first "National Sorry Day" was held in Australia, and reconciliation events were held nationally, and attended by over a million people.|
|2002||The tugboat Robert Y. Love collides with a support pier of Interstate 40 on the Arkansas River near Webbers Falls, Oklahoma, resulting in 14 deaths and 11 others injured.|
|2004||United States Army veteran Terry Nichols is found guilty of 161 state murder charges for helping carry out the Oklahoma City bombing.|
|2008||Severe flooding begins in eastern and southern China that will ultimately cause 148 deaths and force the evacuation of 1.3 million.|
|1987||The birth of Josh Thomas, Australian comedian and actor|
|1988||The birth of Andrea Catellani, Italian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Will Chambers, Australian rugby league player|
|1988||The birth of Juan Guillermo Cuadrado, Colombian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Dani Samuels, Australian discus thrower|
|1988||The birth of Joel Selwood, Australian footballer|
|1988||The birth of Damian Williams, American football player|
|1989||The birth of Paula Findlay, Canadian triathlete|
|1991||The birth of Ah Young, South Korean singer and actress|
|1992||The birth of Curtis Rona, New Zealand rugby league player|
|1993||The birth of Jason Adesanya, Belgian footballer|
|1993||The birth of Dan Sarginson, Australian-English rugby league player|
|1993||The birth of Katerine Savard, Canadian swimmer|
|1993||The birth of Jimmy Vesey, American ice hockey player|
|1996||The birth of Lara Goodall, South African cricketer|
|2013||The death of Roberto Civita, Italian-Brazilian businessman (b. 1936)|
|2013||The death of Tom Lichtenberg, American football player and coach (b. 1940)|
|2013||The death of Otto Muehl, Austrian painter (b. 1925)|
|2013||The death of Jack Vance, American author (b. 1916)|
|2014||The death of Baselios Thoma Didymos I, Indian metropolitan (b. 1921)|
|2014||The death of Miodrag Radulovacki, Serbian-American academic and neuropharmacologist (b. 1933)|
|2014||The death of William R. Roy, American physician, journalist, and politician (b. 1926)|
|2014||The death of Hooshang Seyhoun, Iranian-Canadian architect, sculptor, and painter (b. 1920)|
|2015||The death of Vicente Aranda, Spanish director, producer, and screenwriter (b. 1926)|
|2015||The death of Les Johnson, Australian politician and diplomat, Australian High Commissioner to New Zealand (b. 1924)|
|2015||The death of Robert Kraft, American astronomer and academic (b. 1927)|
|2015||The death of João Lucas, Portuguese footballer (b. 1979)|
|2015||The death of Dayton Waller, American soldier and politician (b. 1925)|
|2016||The death of Hedy Epstein, German-born American human rights activist and Holocaust survivor (b. 1924)|
|2017||The death of Zbigniew Brzezinski, Polish-born American politician (b. 1928)|
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