Nelson destroys the French fleet at Aboukir, off the Nile delta, and ends Bonaparte’s hope of causing the British problems in the Middle East.
Editors. "Battle of the Nile (Aboukir)". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010; last revised 30 November -1.
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