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Fuad II, King of Egypt and the Sudan – ( ; was born Prince Ahmad Fuad on 16 January 1952) was the last king of Egyptmarker and Sudanmarker. He ascended the throne on 26 July 1952 upon the abdication of his father King Farouk I after the Egyptian Revolution of 1952. He reigned for less than a year until 18 June 1953. King Fuad II was Egyptmarker and Sudanmarker's last monarch and the last of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty which had ruled since 1805. His short reign came to an end when Egypt was declared a republic on 18 June 1953.

Fuad was less than a year old at the time of his ascension to the throne, thus, he was never formally crowned. He became king following the abdication of his father, King Farouk I, and joined his family in exile after the monarchy was overthrown in 1953. The Council of Regency headed by Prince Muhammad Abdul Moneim represented him in Egypt while he was in exile. King Farouk had hoped that his abdication would appease the revolutionaries and other anti-royalist forces in the country, and that the baby king could serve as a unifying force for Egypt and Sudan. Both gambles proved incorrect.

After being deposed, Ahmad Fuad was brought to Switzerland, where he was raised and continues to live.

Marriage and children

In 1976, the King married Dominique-France Picard (née Loeb, born 1948), the daughter of Robert Loeb and his wife, Paule Picard. She converted to Islam and assumed the title Queen Fadila of Egypt. The couple had three children before they divorced.

Their children are:

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