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
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, War Memorial other, Egypt
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
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. No, ther...
Person, Politics & Administration, Commerce, Egypt
UN Secretary-General from January 1992 - January 1997. Born Cairo.
Person, Politics & Administration, Egypt
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Group, Armed Forces, War Memorial WW1
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