Definition of Fuad in US English:


proper noun

  • 1The name of two kings of Egypt.

    1. 1.1 Fuad I (1868–1936), reigned 1922–36. Formerly sultan of Egypt (1917–1922), he became Egypt's first king after independence.
    2. 1.2 Fuad II (born 1952), grandson of Fuad I, reigned 1952–3. Named king as an infant on the forced abdication of his father, Farouk, he was deposed when Egypt became a republic.