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Egyptian Historian And Film Critic veteran Ahmed El Hadari Dies At 91.


Egyptian Historian And Film Critic veteran Ahmed El Hadari Dies At 91.



Egyptian film critic and historian, Ahmed El-Hadary, died on Sunday after a struggle with illness.

Ahmed El-Hadary was born in 1926 in Cairo's Abbasiya neighbourhood and had bachelor degree in architecture.... He was given the title of the ‘sheikh’ (master) of critics, and was the founder and former head of the Egyptian Film Writers and Critics Association.  

Egyptian Minister of Culture Helmy El-Namnam expressed his condolences for "the loss of a great pillar in Egyptian cinema," adding that El-Hadary "enriched the culture scene with his writings, translations and creative works."

El-Hadary's funeral will be held Monday at El-Hassan Mosque, in Heliopolis, near the Cairo Medical Center.

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