Born in Egypt. Died 1984 in Soviet Union.
25 % Crabbet
In 1963, Aswan originally named Raafat by breeder the EAO, was a gift to the Russian government by President Nasser in appreciation for Russia's assist in building the Aswan dam.
Aswan, made an indelible mark on the mares of the Tersk Stud where he often sired very exotic foals, those out of the best race mares were also very athletic, of these 21 were Stake Winners and three; Start, Pirit, Parapet were Derby Winners, 19 others were Stake Placed.
Aswan sired 184 registered Arabians; among them the Derby winning stallion, Patron 2/23(7-1-6)D+1-0-3, (a three time Dutch National Champion the sire of US, Canadian and Dutch Natl Champion Padron) and *Abdullahhh (the 1981 World Champion Stallion).