Mehmet Ali of Egypt took Massawa

In December of 1813

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Mehmet Ali of Egypt was awarded by the Ottoman Turks the administration of the eyalet of Habesh along with the ports of Massawa and Sawakin (Sudan) following his successful campaign for the Turks against the Wahhabi uprising in the Arabian Peninsula.

Mehmet/Mohammad Ali Pasha, khedive or viceroy of Egypt, with his modern navy fleet Mehmet/Mohammad Ali Pasha, khedive or viceroy of Egypt, with his modern navy fleet

Mehmet Ali of Egypt was awarded by the Ottoman Turks the administration of the eyalet of Habesh along with the ports of Massawa and Sawakin (Sudan) following his successful campaign for the Turks against the Wahhabi uprising in the Arabian Peninsula.

Mehmet Ali Pasha Mehmet Ali Pasha

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