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Palestine: A timeline

1890
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Palestine: A timeline

Nathan Birnbaum coins the term Zionism
1831 and 1840

Muhammad Ali

Egypt’s King Muhammad Ali ruled over Palestine

Muhammad Ali was a general of the Ottoman sultan, and had worked his way up to become Egypt’s ruler at the beginning of the 19th century. As part of his bid to widen his power in the area, he annexed Palestine and Syria.

End of 18th Century