Turkey declares war on Mohammed Ali, Khedive of Egypt

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  • Editors

Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 2.1.1.01: Ottoman Writing and Culture, 1300-1922.

The Ottoman Empire declares war on Mohammed Ali, Khedive of Egypt, who demands control over the territory of Syria as a reward for aiding the Turks against Greece.
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Editors. "Turkey declares war on Mohammed Ali, Khedive of Egypt". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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