History of Ottoman Egypt
Egypt was conquered by the Ottoman Empire in 1517, following the Ottoman–Mamluk War (1516–1517) and the absorption of Syria into the Empire in 1516. Egypt was administered as an eyalet of ...
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French Campaign in Egypt and Syria
The French Campaign in Egypt and Syria (1798–1801) was Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in the Orient, ostensibly to protect French trade interests, undermine Britain's access to India, and to establish ...
French Campaign in Egypt and Syria - Wikipedia
Egypt under Muhammad Ali
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...
Egypt under Muhammad Ali - Wikipedia
Khedivate of Egypt
The Khedivate of Egypt (Arabic: خديوية مصر‎, [xedeˈwejjet ˈmɑsˤɾ]; Ottoman Turkish: خدیویت مصر Hıdiviyet-i Mısır) was an autonomous tributary state of the Ottoman Empire, establ...
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Muhammad Ali's seizure of power
The process of Muhammad Ali's seizure of power in Egypt was a long three-way civil war between the Ottoman Turks, Egyptian Mamluks who had ruled Egypt for centuries, and Albanian mercenaries in the se...
Muhammad Ali's seizure of power - Wikipedia
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...
Greek War of Independence
The Greek War of Independence, also known as the Greek Revolution (Greek: Ελληνική Επανάσταση, Elliniki Epanastasi; Ottoman: يونان عصياني Yunan İsyanı "Greek Uprising"), was a successful war of in...
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Egyptian-Ottoman War (1831-1833)
The First Egyptian-Ottoman War, First Turco-Egyptian War or First Syrian War (1831–1833) was brought about by Muhammad Ali Pasha's demand to the Ottoman Empire for control of Arab Greater Syria, as re...
Order of battle of the Armée d'Orient (1798)
The Armée d'Orient (English: Army of the Orient) was the French military force gathered by the French Directory to send on the expedition to Egypt in 1798. The expedition had the intention of barring...
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Battle of Navarino
The naval Battle of Navarino was fought on 20 October 1827, during the Greek War of Independence (1821–32), in Navarino Bay (modern-day Pylos), on the west coast of the Peloponnese peninsula, in the ...
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Ottoman-Egyptian Invasion of Mani
The Ottoman–Egyptian Invasion of Mani was a campaign during the Greek War of Independence that consisted of three battles. The Maniots fought against a combined Egyptian and Ottoman army under the com...
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Background of the Greek War of Independence
The Fall of Constantinople in 1453 and the subsequent fall of the successor states of the Eastern Roman Empire marked the end of Byzantine sovereignty. Since then, the Ottoman Empire ruled the Balkans...
Background of the Greek War of Independence - Wikipedia
Muhammad Ali Dynasty
The Muhammad Ali dynasty (Arabic: أسرة محمد علي‎ Usrat Muhammad 'Ali; Albanian: Dinastia e Muhamed (Mehmet) Ali Pashës; Turkish: Mehmet Ali Paşa Hanedanı) was the ruling dynasty of Egypt and...
Muhammad Ali Dynasty - Wikipedia
Eastern Question
The "Eastern Question", in European history, encompasses the diplomatic and political problems posed by the "Sick man of Europe" (the Ottoman Empire), as it steadily weakened decade after decade. Thi...
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Modern Greek Enlightenment
The Modern Greek Enlightenment (Greek: Διαφωτισμός, Diafotismos, "enlightenment," "illumination") was the Greek expression of the Age of Enlightenment.
The Greek Enlightenment was given impetu...
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Massacres during the Greek Revolution
There were numerous massacres during the Greek War of Independence perpetrated by both the Ottoman forces and the Greek revolutionaries. The war was characterized by a lack of respect for civilian lif...
Massacres during the Greek Revolution - Wikipedia
Third Siege of Missolonghi
The Third Siege of Missolonghi (Greek: Τρίτη Πολιορκία του Μεσσολογίου, often erroneously referred to as the Second Siege) was fought in the Greek War of Independence, between the Ottoman Empire a...
Third Siege of Missolonghi - Wikipedia
Filiki Eteria
Filiki Eteria or Society of Friends (Greek: Φιλική Εταιρεία or Εταιρεία των Φιλικών) was a secret 19th-century organization whose purpose was to overthrow the Ottoman rule of Greece and establish ...
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Second Turko-Egyptian War
The Second Egyptian–Ottoman War or Second Turko–Egyptian War lasted from 1839 until 1841 and was fought mainly in Syria, whence it is sometimes referred as the (Second) Syrian War.In 1839, the Ottoman...
Siege of Acre (1799)
The Siege of Acre (Turkish: Akka Kuşatması) of 1799 was an unsuccessful French siege of the Ottoman-defended, walled city of Acre (now Akko in modern Israel) and was the turning point of Napoleon'...
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British occupation of Egypt
The history of Egypt under the British lasts from 1882, when it was occupied by British forces, until 1956, when the last British forces withdrew in accordance with the Anglo-Egyptian agreement of 195...
First National Assembly at Epidaurus
The First National Assembly of Epidaurus (Greek: Α' Εθνοσυνέλευση της Επιδαύρου, 1821–1822) was the first meeting of the Greek National Assembly, a national representative political gathering of t...
First National Assembly at Epidaurus - Wikipedia
Philhellenism
Philhellenism ("the love of Greek culture") and Philhellene ("the admirer of Greeks and everything Greek"), from the Greek φίλος philos "friend, lover" and ἑλληνισμός hellenism "Greek", was an intelle...
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Greek civil wars of 1824-1825
The Greek War of Independence was marked by two civil wars, which took place in 1824–1825. The conflict had both political and regional dimensions, as it pitted the Roumeliotes (the people of Co...
Greek civil wars of 1824-1825 - Wikipedia
Ottoman Greece
Most of the territories today within modern Greece's borders were at least once part of the Ottoman Empire from the mid-15th century until its declaration of independence in 1821, a historical period ...
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Revolt of Cairo
The revolt of Cairo occurred on 21 October 1798 against the French occupation of Egypt led by Napoleon Bonaparte.
In 1798, Napoleon led the French army into Egypt, swiftly conquering Alexandria an...
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First Turko-Egyptian War
The First Egyptian-Ottoman War, First Turco-Egyptian War or First Syrian War (1831–1833) was brought about by Muhammad Ali Pasha's demand to the Ottoman Empire for control of Arab Greater Syria, as re...
List of monarchs of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty
Monarchs of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty reigned over Egypt from 1805 to 1953. Their rule also extended to Sudan throughout much of this period, as well as to the Levant, and Hejaz during the first half o...
List of monarchs of the Muhammad Ali Dynasty - Wikipedia