Battle of Tel-el-Kebir: British re-occupy Egypt (31 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

At the Battle of Tel-el-Kebir, British troops under Garnet Wolseley defeat the Egyptian rebels of Arabi Pasha, completely quashing this rebellion. The British forces proceed to occupy Egypt and the Sudan. 

Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Tel-el-Kebir: British re-occupy Egypt". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
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