Butrous Hanna was an Egyptian author and journalist. In addition to serving as a teacher in one of the Princely schools in Egypt, he also worked as an editor of Al-Rawi (The Narrator) newspaper in Asyut. His writings were published in Al-Noor Al-Tawfiqi newspaper. Among his notable writings include his two-part work entitled Nitham Al-Ta’lim (The Educational System), which was published in 1896. The first part detail the nature of the mind, senses and the nature of the females, while the second part compared the most renowned educational systems in the famous kingdoms of the East and the West.