Farouk I

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king of Egypt who in 1952 was ousted by a military coup d'etat (1920-1965)


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Gifts from abroad included a gold and jade necklace from King Farouk of Egypt.
Though they were the least valued objects made by glasshouses in the 19th century, glass paperweights held an allure for such famed collectors as Empress Eugenie of France, King Farouk of Egypt, and French writer Colette.
A MERCEDES-Benz that Adolf Hitler gave to King Farouk of Egypt as a wedding present is set to fetch up to pounds 1.
Since then, it has belonged to King Farouk of Egypt and Queen Ratna of Nepal, and was finally bought by an anonymous Hong Kong investor for pounds 1.
Also, most Palestinians hailed the overthrow of King Farouk of Egypt in 1952 and became the most enthusiastic supporters of Egypt's revolutionary leader, Gamal Abdul Nasser.
The feast of Christ the King suffered a severe setback for homilists during the 1950s when King Farouk of Egypt was photographed trotting the beaches of France with his belly hanging over his swimsuit.
When King Farouk of Egypt was deposed, we learn, the boom in paperweights crashed, as he was its principal author; when Vollard and his chauffeur swerved and crashed, his last words were, ".
publishing magnate, who later sold it to King Farouk of Egypt, who eventually sold it to the Maharaja of India.
Mansoor, admired and respected for his indisputable reputation and professional integrity, sold ten pink limestone sculptures from his Amarna Art collection to King Farouk of Egypt prior to World War II.
In fact, at one point the Egyptian Musician's Guild rejected her because she had performed for the then deposed King Farouk of Egypt.