Shaikha Samia Bikr al-Binasi, who was blind at birth, had many Quran teaching and recitation permissions, according to Youm7 website.
Born in 1930 in a village in Monufia Governorate, she learned the entire Quran by heart at the age of 11.
She also had mastery over Quran recitation styles.
She started teaching Quran memorization in 1950 and taught memorizing the Holy Book to a large number of individuals.
Egypt is a country in North Africa with a population of around 96 million.
Muslims account for around 90 percent of the country’s total population.
Quranic activities are very common in the Muslim-majority Arab country and many of the Muslim world’s top Qaris in the past and present have been Egyptian.