King of Egypt from 1936 until 1952. He/She was born in Cairo in 1920 and died in Rome in 1965. He/She succeeded on the throne his father, Fuad I, to his death. From his exaltation to the throne, he/she supported a clearly nationalist policy. In his coronation speech, requested the evacuation of the British forces which guarnecían the area of the Suez canal and the annexation of Sudan, condominium angloegipcio, as stipulated in the Treaty signed in 1936. He/She tried to eliminate the main political party, the Wafd, to govern effectively; but in 1942, Britain imposed him as Minister to Nahhas low. After the war, in 1952, Faruk dismissed Nahhas; but a military coup forced him to abdicate and fled the country. He/She settled in Italy. Deprived of his Egyptian nationality (1958), nationalized Monegasque (1959).