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Kamal William El-Mallakh

newspaper editor

Kamal William El-Mallakh, Egyptian newspaper editor. Recipient state award for literature Government of Egypt, 1973, highest state award in arts Government of Egypt, 1983, award Academy of Arts, Egypt, 1978; decoration for arts and literature State of Egypt; decorated Commander Cedars of Lebanon (Lebanon); decorations for arts and culture (Italy and France).

Background

El-Mallakh, Kamal William was born on November 26, 1918 in Assuit, Egypt. Son of William Younan and Alice (El Mankabady) El M. Bachelor of Arts Architecture, Cairo University 1943.

Education

Master of Arts, Institute Egyptian Studies, Cairo. Director archaeology, acting head engineering division Department Antiquities, Cairo. Head art section Al-Ahram Newspaper, Cairo, deputy editor-in-chief, since 1975.

Former head art section Akbar Al-Yom Newspaper, Cairo. Member Supreme Council of Archaeology of Egypt. Founder, chairman international film festivals, Cairo and Alexandria, since 1975.

Career

Writer opera lyrics, screen plays.

Works

  • Author: (with others) Gold of Tutankhamun, 1978, Treasures of the Nile, 1980. Others. Writer opera lyrics, screen plays.

Membership

Member Egyptian Archaeology Society (deputy chairman), Egyptian Film Critics and Writers Association (founder, chairman), Academy Indiana Scholars United States, Egyptian Press Syndicate, Egyptian Engineering Society, Plastic Artists Society Egypt (honorary), National Geography Society (life), Cartoonist Association United States (life). Discoverer solar boat of Cheops, 1954.

Connections

father:
William Younan Bachelor of Arts

mother:
Alice (El Mankabady) El M. Bachelor of Arts