Mehemet Ali

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Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)

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My argument is that Galloway's letter casts the subsequent evidence in a different light, since it establishes a precedent for Isaiah Deck's 1847 proposal (first published in a Cairo newspaper, Lo Spettatore Egiziano, edited by Giacomo Castelnuovo and Guiseppe Leoncavallo) that Mehemet Ali turn Egypt's mummy pits into revenue-producing linen farms for papermaking.
Olgac's confession had no place during yesterday's direct talks between Christofias and Turkish Cypriot leader Mehemet Ali Talat and was never brought up, Christofias said.
The Pasha's Bedouin; tribes and state in the Egypt of Mehemet Ali, 1805-1848.
Some Egyptian historians went so far as to see the French invasion as a necessary prerequisite of modernization and of the institutional reforms of Mehemet Ali.
To illustrate his point further, he spends several paragraphs describing the actions of Egypt's Mehemet Ali, who rose to power by inviting his rivals to a dinner and having them gunned down by a group of Albanians.
Like Nobel Prize winning novelist Naguib Mahfouz, Badawi was a product of a unique age of enlightenment that began around 1805 with Mehemet Ali Pasha's (1769-1849) renaissance of learning, based on a French-designed enlightened education system.
It was fast becoming France's cotton belt (the modern cash crop was first imported by Mehemet Ali Pasha in 1821).