Abbas I, Viceroy of Egypt, is murdered

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Historical Context Note

Abbas I, Viceroy of Egypt, is murdered by two of his slaves. He is succeeded by his uncle Mohammed Said, who is younger than him and rules until his own death in 1863.
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Editors. "Abbas I, Viceroy of Egypt, is murdered". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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