Tawfik El Hakim (1898 - 1987) توفيق الحكيم

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Tawfiq al-Hakim was an Egyptian writer and visionary. Tawfiq Ismail al-Hakim was born in Alexandria in 1898, to an Egyptian father and a Turkish mother. He obtained his baccalaureate degree in 1921. He entered the Faculty of Law because of his father's desire and graduated in...Read moreaduated in 1925. Tawfiq al-Hakim is considered one of the pioneers of Arabic novels and playwrights in the history of modern Arabic literature. He wrote many novels which was later adapted to movies, most notably A Bullet to the Heart (1944), Soft Hands (1963), Diaries of a DA in the Countryside (1969), and The Message (1976), al-Hakim passed away in 1987.


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  • Tawfiq al-Hakim was an Egyptian writer and visionary. Tawfiq Ismail al-Hakim was born in Alexandria in 1898, to an Egyptian father and a Turkish mother. He obtained his...Read more baccalaureate degree in 1921. He entered the Faculty of Law because of his father's desire and graduated in 1925. Tawfiq al-Hakim is considered one of the pioneers of Arabic novels and playwrights in the history of modern Arabic literature. He wrote many novels which was later adapted to movies, most notably A Bullet to the Heart (1944), Soft Hands (1963), Diaries of a DA in the Countryside (1969), and The Message (1976), al-Hakim passed away in 1987.

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  • Birth Name:
  • توفيق إسماعيل الحكيم


  • Birth Country:
  • Egypt


  • Death Country:
  • Egypt


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