Ahmad Urabi

(1841—1911) army officer and politician in Egypt

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(d. 1911) Egyptian colonel of peasant background and national hero in the struggle for independence from Britain. Appointed Egyptian war minister in 1882 with the slogan “Misr lil-misriyyin” (Egypt for the Egyptians). Led a failed revolt against the British in 1882.

From The Oxford Dictionary of Islam in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Islam.

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