People

Riyad Ghali’s biography, fact, career, awards, net worth and life story

IntroEgyptian diplomat
Was Diplomat
From Egypt
Type Politics
Gendermale
Birth

11 November 1919

Death

12 July 1987
(aged 67 years)

Star signScorpio

Riad Ghali (born Riyad Bishay Ghali; February 11, 1919 – July 12, 1987) was the husband of Fathia Ghali the youngest daughter of King Fuad I and Nazli Sabri.

Marriage, Divorce and Death

While in the United States, Riad Ghali married Princess Fathia in May 1950 against the will of King Farouk I. The marriage produced three children:

  • Rafik Ghali (November 29, 1952)
  • Rayed Ghali (born May 20, 1954)
  • Ranya Ghali (born April 21, 1956)

Following family and financial problems due to bad investment, the marriage ended in 1973. On 10 December 1976, Riyad Ghali shot and killed his ex-wife and he unsuccessfully tried to commit suicide. He died on 12 July 1987.