Taha Hussein Museum

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Taha Hussein Museum
متحف طه حسين
Taha Hussein
Established 1991
Location Giza Egypt
Type Specialised museum

Taha Hussein Museum is a historic house museum and biographical museum in Cairo, Egypt.

It is about the life, teaching, and residence of Taha Hussein (November 14, 1889—October 28, 1973) (Arabic: طه حسين‎, Egyptian Arabic: [ˈtˤɑːhɑ ħ(e)ˈseːn], Arabic: [tˤaːha ħusajn]) (nicknamed "Dean of Arabic Literature"). [1] He was one of the most influential 20th century Egyptian writers and intellectuals, and a figurehead for the Al-NahdaArab Renaissance and the modernist movement in the Arab World.


  1. ^ Ghanayim, M. (1994). "Mahmud Amin al-Alim: Between Politics and Literary Criticism". Poetics Today 15 (2): 321–338. doi:10.2307/1773168. ISSN 0333-5372. JSTOR 1773168. 

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Coordinates: 30°00′18″N 31°11′06″E / 30.0049°N 31.1851°E / 30.0049; 31.1851