Government of Egypt
The politics of Egypt is based on republicanism, with a semi-presidential system of government. Following the Egyptian Revolution of 2011, and the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, executive po...
Ottoman-Saudi War
The Ottoman–Wahhabi War and also known as the Ottoman–Saudi War, was fought from early 1811 to 1818, between Egypt Eyalet under the reign of Muhammad Ali Pasha (nominally under Ottoman rule) and the a...
Ali Shamsi Pasha
Ali Shamsi Pasha (also spelled Shamsy, Shemsi, or Chamsi) is an Egyptian statesman.
He was born in Egypt in 1885 the scion of senior members of the Tufenkjians, an Ottoman mounted military corps d...
Ali Shamsi Pasha - Wikipedia
Outline of Egypt
The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Egypt:Egypt ( [Maṣr مَصر]) is a sovereign country located in eastern North Africa that includes the Sinai Peninsula, a land bri...
Outline of Egypt - Wikipedia
History of Egypt under the Muhammad Ali dynasty
The history of Egypt under the Muhammad Ali Pasha dynasty (1805–1953) spanned the later period of Ottoman Egypt, the Khedivate of Egypt under British patronage, and the nominally independent Sultanate...
History of Egypt under the Muhammad Ali dynasty - Wikipedia
Fekry Abaza
Fekry Pasha Abaza (1896 – February 1979) was an Egyptian journalist and democratic political activist.
Fekry Abaza was born in 1896 in the village of Kafr Abu Shehata in the East, Egypt. He ...
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Fatima Al Zahraa Haider
Fatima Al Zahraa Haider, the aughter of Zeinab Fahmy and Prince Ali Heidar Shannassi, who was a great-great-great grandchild of Muhammad Ali Pasha through his son Ibrahim Pasha. Noble Fatma Al-Zahra' ...
Shihab ad-Din Ahmad
Shihab ad-Din Ahmad (Arabic: شهاب الدين أحمد) royal name: al-Malik al-Nasir Shihab ad-Din Ahmad (Arabic: الملك الناصر شهاب الدين أحمد)) (b. Cairo - d. 1344, Karak) was a Mamluk Sultan of Egypt in 1342...
Baybars al-Ala'i
Rukn ad-Din Baybars al-Ala'i al-Hajib was a prominent mamluk of Bahri sultan al-Nasir Muhammad in the early 14th-century. He served as the governor of a number of provinces throughout the Cairo-based ...
Baibars II
Not to be confused with his more famous namesake, Baibars al-BunduqdariBaibars al-Jashnakir (d.1310) ( Arabic: بيبرس الجاشنكير ) or Baibars II. Royal name: al-Malik al-Muzaffar Rukn al-Din Baibars al-...
Bey
Bey (Ottoman Turkish: باي/Bey, Arabic: بك‎ / Bek, Persian: بگ‎ / Beg or Beyg) is a Turkish and Altaic title for chieftain, traditionally applied to the leaders (for men) of small t...
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Khedive
The term Khedive (Ottoman Turkish: خدیو Hıdiv) is a title largely equivalent to the English word viceroy. It was first used, without official recognition, by Muhammad Ali Pasha (Turkish: Kaval...
Khedive - Wikipedia
Sahib ul-Makam al-Rafi
Sahib ul-Makam al-Rafi (Arabic: صاحب المقام الرفيع‎) (alternative spelling: Saheb Al-Makam Al-Rafie) was a manner of address used in Egypt during the monarchical era that was attached to the...
Faiza Rauf
Faiza Fuad Rauf (Persian: شاهدخت فايزة ‎, Arabic: الأميرة فايزة بنت فؤاد الأول‎) (5 (8 November 1923 - 9 June 1994) was an Egyptian princess and a member of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty.<...
Battle of Ain Jalut
The Battle of Ain Jalut (Ayn Jalut, in Arabic: عين جالوت, the "Spring of Goliath", or Harod Spring, in Hebrew: מעין חרוד) took place on 3 September 1260 between Muslim Mamluks and the Mongols in the s...
Battle of Ain Jalut - Wikipedia
History of Egypt
The history of Egypt has been long and rich, due to the flow of the Nile river, with its fertile banks and delta. Its rich history also comes from its native inhabitants and outside influence. Much o...
History of Egypt - Wikipedia
Barsbay
Al-Ashraf Sayf-ad-Din Barsbay was the ninth Burji Mamluk sultan of Egypt from AD 1422 to 1438. He was Circassian by birth and a former slave of the first Burji Sultan, Barquq. He was responsible for a...
Barsbay - Wikipedia
Al-Ashraf Khalil
Al-Malik al-Ashraf Salāh al-Dīn Khalil ibn Qalawūn (Arabic: الملك الأشرف صلاح الدين خليل بن قلاوون‎); (c.1262 – 14 December 1293) was the eighth Mamluk sultan of Egypt from 1290 until his a...
Al-Ashraf Khalil - Wikipedia
Princess Nazli Fazl
Princess Zainab Nazli Khanum Effendi [Princess Nazli Fazl] (1853 – 12 December 1913) was an Egyptian princess from the dynasty of Muhammad Ali of Egypt and one of the first women to revive the t...
Princess Nazli Fazl - Wikipedia
Ibrahim Bey (Mamluk)
Ibrahim Bey (1735 – 1816/1817) was a Mamluk chieftain and regent of Egypt.While some Georgian historians claim Ibrahim Bey was born as Abram Sinjikashvili (აბრამ სინჯიკაშვილი) into the family of...
Ibrahim Bey (Mamluk) - Wikipedia
Qutuz
Saif ad-Din Qutuz, also spelled Kutuz or Koetoez, (Arabic: سيف الدين قطز‎; epithet: al-Malik al-Muzaffar Saif ad-Din Qutuz (Arabic: الملك المظفر سيف الدين قطز) (Died October 24, 1260) was th...
Qaitbay
Al-Ashraf Sayf ad-Din Qa'it Bay (Arabic: قايتباي‎) (c. 1416/1418 – 1496) was the eighteenth Burji Mamluk Sultan of Egypt from 872-901 A.H. (AD 1468-1496). (Other transliterati...
Qaitbay - Wikipedia
Kaymakam
Qaim Maqam, Qaimaqam or Kaymakam (also spelled kaimakam and caimacam; Ottoman Turkish: قائم مقام, "sub-governor") is the title used for the governor of a provincial district in the Republic of Tur...
Barquq
Al-Malik Az-Zahir Sayf ad-Din Barquq (Arabic: الملك الظاهر سيف الدين برقوق‎) (ruled 1382–1389 and 1390 –1399) was the first Sultan of the Mamluk Burji dynasty.The name Barquq means "apricot...
Said Pasha Zulfikar
Said Pasha Zulfikar KBE, also known as Zulfikar Pasha or Zulfiqar Pasha, was the Grand Chamberlain of Egypt in the 1920s and 1930s. Before that he may well have been Grand Master of Ceremonies.He was ...