Ihsan Abdel Quddous is a talented Egyptian writer and journalist born on June 10, 1947, in Cairo. He began his career as a journalist in the 1970s, writing for various publications and covering important events in Egypt and the region. In 1981, he joined the Al-Ahram newspaper, where he worked for over 30 years and held various positions, including editor-in-chief and political editor.

Abdel Quddous is famous for his unique writing style, which is simple, clear, and honest. He writes in a straight forward manner, avoiding the use of flowery language or complex metaphors, which allows his readers to easily understand his messages. He often focuses on social and political issues, and his writing has been praised for its ability to shed light on important topics and raise awareness about important issues.

Ihsan Abdel Quddous
إحسان عبد القدوس

Abdel Quddous has written several books, including “Al-Qahira wa-l-Qahira” (Cairo and Cairo). Which won the Naguib Mahfouz Prize for Literature in 2004, and “Al-Sira’ al-Mutakabbira” (The Intransigent Journey). Which won the same prize in 2007. He has also written several articles and essays, which have been published in various newspapers and magazines.

In addition to his writing, Abdel Quddous has also been active in politics. He was a member of the Egyptian People’s Assembly from 2000 to 2010. And he has been a vocal critic of the government and its policies. And he has been a strong advocate for human rights and democracy in Egypt.


Despite his many accomplishments, Abdel Quddous is famou for his humility and his dedication to his work. In fact,he was famous for his commitment to his craft. And his writing continues to inspire and influence readers around the world. He is widely one of the most important writers in the Arab world. And his work is famous for its ability to shed light on important social and political issues.