IkbalElAlaily

    Egyptian poet and writer.
    Grand-daughter of poet Ahmad Chawqi ->.
    Known as Baula or Paula she was a regular in Cairo's Tommy's Bar
    Organized exhibitions and prepared periodicals.

  1939 Meets and falls in love with  Georges Henein.
    Around this time meets Ida Kar. 

  1945 Published an anthology Vertu de l'Allemagne a collection of pre-surrealist prose and poetry.

  1954 Finally m. Henein.

  1973 Death of Henein. 
    During the '70's she encouraged the Arab Surrealist Movement in Exile.

  1984 d.

    See Surrealism in Egypt->.

    See Timeline.