Theoretical physicist remembered for his contributions to the study of quantum theory and the theory of relativity. He was the first dean of Cairo University, serving from 1936 until his death.
He earned his Baccalaureate in 1914 at age 16.
He helped found the Egyptian Society of Music Fans due to his interest in the relationship between math and music.
His father was Moustafa Mosharafa.
He was close friends with Albert Einstein.