Of Interest 2.4: Ahmed Hassanein Pasha

Ahmed Hassanein Pasha was a respected photographer in early- to mid-20th century Egypt, as well an Oxford-educated courtier and diplomat, explorer, politician, Olympic fencer, writer, and tutor to the Crown Prince who would become King Farouk.

In 1924 Hassenein published a famous report in National Geographic Magazine, complete with 47 photographs, of his journeys through previously uncharted areas of the Libyan desert.