Farouk I


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Fa·rouk I

also Fa·ruk I  (fə-ro͞ok′) 1920-1965.
King of Egypt (1936-1952) who lost support of his army after Egypt's military loss to Israel (1948) and was overthrown (1952) by a coup d'état led by Gamal Nasser.

Farouk I

(fəˈruːk) or

Faruk I

n
(Biography) 1920–65, last king of Egypt (1936–52). He was forced to abdicate (1952)

Fa•ruk I

or Fa•rouk I

(fəˈruk, fɑ-)
n.
1920–65, king of Egypt from 1936 until his abdication in 1952.
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Noun1.Farouk I - king of Egypt who in 1952 was ousted by a military coup d'etat (1920-1965)
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King Farouk I inherited his father's antiques and added to the museum many pieces from his own private collection, collected from European auctions mostly dating back to the 18th century.
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Farouk is known for performing Umm Kulthum's songs because of the distinctiveness and strength of her voice.