Mohamed Tawfik Naseem Pasha

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Mohamed Tawfik mussa Naseem Pasha
محمد توفيق نسيم باشا
13th Prime Minister of Egypt
In office
20 May 1920 – 16 March 1921
MonarchFuad I
Preceded byYoussef Wahba
Succeeded byAdly Yakan Pasha
In office
30 November 1922 – 15 March 1923
MonarchFuad I
Preceded byAbdel Khalek Sarwat Pasha
Succeeded byYahya Ibrahim Pasha
In office
15 November 1934 – 30 January 1936
MonarchFuad I
Preceded byAbdel Fattah Yahya Pasha
Succeeded byAli Mahir Pasha
Personal details
Born(1871-06-30)June 30, 1871
Cairo, Eyalet of Egypt
Died8 March 1938(1938-03-08) (aged 66)
Cairo, Kingdom of Egypt
Political partyIttihad Party

Mohamed Tawfik Naseem Pasha (June 30, 1871 – March 8, 1938) (Arabic: محمد توفيق نسيم باشا) was an Egyptian political figure of Turkish origin.[1] He served as the prime minister of Egypt between May 1920 and 1921, again from 1922 until 1923, and finally between 1934 and 1936. He was also Minister of the Interior under Yusuf Wahba Pasha from November 1919 to May 1920. He was Minister of Finance in 1924.[2]

He went to lawschool where he met other notable Egyptians such as the intellectual and activist Ahmed Lutfi el-Sayed, Isma'il Sedky, and the journalist Mustafa Kamil.[3]

He was appointed Honorary Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George (GCMG) by King George V of the United Kingdom in December 1920. He married on 9 August 1901 the Egyptian Princess Munira (28 October 1884 - 18 November 1944) a granddaughter of Isma'il Pasha (paternal side) and a great-granddaughter of Abbas I of Egypt (maternal side), but divorced on 12 March 1924.[4]


  1. ^ Goldschmidt, Arthur (2000). Biographical dictionary of modern Egypt. Lynne Rienner Publishers. p. 153. ISBN 1-55587-229-8.
  2. ^ Goldschmidt Jr., Arthur (2003). Historical Dictionary of Egypt. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6586-0.
  3. ^ Magda Baraka, The Egyptian upper class between revolutions, 1919-1952, Garnet & Ithaca Press, 1998 google books
  4. ^ "No. 32169". The London Gazette. 21 December 1920. p. 12484.
Political offices
Preceded by Prime Minister of Egypt
Succeeded by
Preceded by Prime Minister of Egypt
Succeeded by
Preceded by Prime Minister of Egypt
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