Awards & Winners

Naguib Mahfouz

Date of Birth 11-December-1911
Place of Birth Cairo
(Greater Cairo, Egypt, Cairo Governorate)
Nationality Egypt
Also know as Najīb Mahfūz, Najīb Maḥfūẓ, Najīb Maḥfūẓ, Najuib Mahfouz, Mahfouz, Naguib, Naguib Mahfuz, Najib Mahfuz, Naguib Mahfuz, Nagib Machfus
Profession Novelist, Civil servant, Essayist, Writer, Author
Naguib Mahfouz was an Egyptian writer who won the 1988 Nobel Prize for Literature. He is regarded as one of the first contemporary writers of Arabic literature, along with Tawfiq el-Hakim, to explore themes of existentialism. He published 34 novels, over 350 short stories, dozens of movie scripts, and five plays over a 70-year career. Many of his works have been made into Egyptian and foreign films.

Awards by Naguib Mahfouz

Check all the awards nominated and won by Naguib Mahfouz.


Nominations 2005 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Man Booker International Prize


Nobel Prize in Literature
(who, through works rich in nuance - now clear-sightedly realistic, now evocatively ambiguous - has formed an Arabian narrative art that applies to all mankind)