History Timeline Of Egypt
Egypt is a historical tourist attraction which has ancient tombs, pyramids, hieroglyphics and the sphinx attracting the whole world. Some of the history of Egypt is still a mystery and is an interest to today’s generation. This history of Egypt is very interesting to know.
In the 1100s, Egypt was invaded by the Christian crusaders of Europe. In the year 1168, the Fatimid ruler with the help of Saladin throws out the crusaders from Egypt. In the year 1171, Saladin deposed Fatamid and became the sultan of Egypt and the region became Ayyubid dynasty. In the year 1250 Mamelukes took control over Baybars and Egypt and the general of Mameluke became the sultan. In the year 1517 Egypt was invaded by ottoman.
In the mid 1700s, the Mamelukes and the ottomans fought to take control over Egypt. In the year 1798, Egypt was invaded by Napoleon Bonaparte and defeated the Mameukes in the battle of the pyramids. Ottomans by taking the British help threw out the French from Egypt in 1801. From 1805 to 1849, Ottoman army officer Muhammad Ali became the ruler of the Mamelukes and Egypt. Pasha was the ruler of Egypt from 1854 to 1863.
The Suez Canal construction was started in 1859. In 1869, the Suez Canal was completed and opened. The khedives of Egypt ruled the country in the late 1800s and early 1900s. World War 1 started from the year 1914 and lasted till 1918. In the year 1914, Egypt became the province of British.
Egypt got independence in 1922 and constitutional monarchy was formed. World War 2 was fought from 1939 to 1945. In 1940, German and Italian troops tried to take control over the Suez Canal. In 1945, Egypt played a part in forming the Arab league with the Arab nations. In 1947, the vote in United Nations was to divide the Palestine into Arab and Jewish state. The formation of Israel happened in 1948 and the Arab nations, including Egypt, were ready for war. Egypt was declared to be the republic in June 1953.
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