Sir Ralph Abercromby

Sir Ralph Abercromby

Soldier and politician. Born Clackmannanshire, Scotland. Lieutenant-general in the army. Served in the Napoleonic Wars. Died following a hit at a battle, a victory, near Alexandria.

Person, Armed Forces, Politics & Administration, Egypt, Scotland

1 memorial
Battle of Abukir

Battle of Abukir

Part of the Napoleonic Wars.  The British fought the French at Abu Qir in Egypt and achieved a tactical victory.  Britain wanted to land troops on the beach and the French would prefer they stayed ...

Event, Armed Forces, Egypt

1 memorial
Mahommed Ali, viceroy of Egypt

Mahommed Ali, viceroy of Egypt

Viceroy of Egypt in 1819.  Born in what is now Macedonia.  Regarded as the founder of modern Egypt.  Died Alexandria.  

Person, Benefactor, Politics & Administration, Egypt

1 memorial
Field Marshal Allenby

Field Marshal Allenby

Army officer. Born Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby at Brackenhurst Hall, near Southwell, Nottinghamshire. He fought in the second Boer war and in World War I his command captured Vimy Ridge. Later he l...

Person, Armed Forces, Africa, Egypt, France

2 memorials
Nina I. Baird

Nina I. Baird

Nina Isabel Baird was born on 20 March 1882 in Torquay, Devon, the sixth of the seven children of Sir Alexander Baird of Urie, 1st Baronet, 2nd of Ury, GBE (1849-1920) and his wife the Hon. Annette...

Person, Egypt

War dead, WW1
1 memorial
Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer

Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer

Colonial administrator for Egypt. Grandson of the bank founder Sir Francis. Recipient of the telegrams sent by General Gordon during the siege of Khartoum, 20 or 30 every day. Died London. 2018: A...

Person, Politics & Administration, Egypt

1 memorial
Captain Michael Alan Berdoe-Wilkinson

Captain Michael Alan Berdoe-Wilkinson

Michael Alan Berdoe-Wilkinson was born on 28 April 1945, the elder child of Dermot William Berdoe-Wilkinson (1882-1955) and Vera Berdoe-Wilkinson née Christopherson. His birth was registered in the...

Person, Armed Forces, Egypt

War dead, WW2
1 memorial
Dr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali

Dr. Boutros Boutros-Ghali

The 6th Secretary-General of the United Nations from 1 January 1992 to 31 December 1996. He was born in Cairo, Egypt, on 14 November 1922 and his Wikipedia page confirms that he died, aged 93 year...

Person, Politics & Administration, Egypt

1 memorial
Howard Carter

Howard Carter

Archaeologist and artist. Born at 10 Rich Terrace, Kensington. He first went to Egypt as an artist and drew the painted reliefs of Queen Hatsheput at Thebes. After several years as chief inspector ...

Person, Art, Exploring, History, Egypt

1 memorial
Constantine Cavafy

Constantine Cavafy

Poet. Known as Constantine Peter Cavafy and as Konstantin or Konstantinos Petrou Kavafis. Born Egypt to Greek parents. On the death of his father in 1870 the family settled in Liverpool for a time,...

Person, Poetry, Egypt, Greece

1 memorial
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