Today marks the 10th death anniversary of Mustafa Kamal Mahmoud, an Egyptian doctor, thinker, author, and philosopher.
Mahmoud was born on 25 December 1921 in Shibin el-Kom in the Egyptian governorate of Monufia and died on 31 October 2009, leaving behind a rich philosophical and scientific heritage to be remembered with.
He was trained as a doctor, but later chose a career as a journalist and author, traveling and writing on many subjects.
In 1979, Mahmoud built a mosque in Mohendessin that carries his name.
He wrote 89 books in science, philosophy, religion, politics, and society as well as plays, tales, and travelogues.
Mostafa Mahmoud’s face is well-recognised by every Egyptian, thanks to the TV show he presented “Science and Faith.”