Google celebrates Ahmed Khaled Tawfik’s 57th birthday. Egyptian doctor and author Ahmed Khalid Tawfik stated, “My English was not good enough to read horror literature, so I started writing it myself,” Today’s Google doodle celebrates the life and work of horror and sci-fi first and foremost Arab author, born in Tanta, Egypt, on this day in 1962.
Who is Ahmed Khaled Tawfik
The godfather Ahmed Khaled Tawfik was born in the city of Tanta in Gharbia province on 10 June 1962. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and graduated in the medical profession until he became an individual of the teaching staff of the Faculty of Medicine of Tanta University.
Experiencing childhood in a home loaded up with books, he read from his dad’s broad library by Somerset Maugham, Mark Twain, Chekhov, and Tolstoy. By the age of 10, Dr. Tawfik began composing his very own adventure stories.
“You write to keep your mental stability,” he said in an interview. Notwithstanding, making a living as an author, Dr. Tawfik was not reasonable for it. Rather, he went to medicinal school, and later got a PhD in tropical diseases and became a professor in his alma mater.
Subsequent to composing secretly for a long time, he stored a piece of manuscripts. “Every writer has close friends who tell him he is a genius, but I did not trust them,” he stated, however after all he chose to send his work to a publisher. In January 1993, he published Ostorat Masas Al Demaa’a and Ostorat Al Rajol Al Tha’eb, the first of the 80 portions in his Ma Waraa Al Tabiaa series of novels for young readers.
Notwithstanding his obligations at the University of Tanta, Dr. Tawfik became the author of in excess of 500 titles. In this doodle, he is delineated as composing around his desk, in which there are a portion of his most outstanding characters in the background – Refaat Ismael, the main character of Ma Waraa Al Tabiaa in his famous suit, Alaa Abdel Azeem, the protagonist in Safari, and Abeer Abdel Rahman, the heroine of Fantazia.
Dr. Tawfik is recognized as a standout amongst the most prolific Arab writers of his age.