From the Declaration to Egypt by His Britannic
Whereas His Majesty's Government, in accordance with their declared
desire forthwith to recognize Egypt as an independent sovereign state....
Some modern History
The Khedivate of Egypt was until 1914 an autonomous tributary state of the
|Beaches near Marsa Alam - Egypt - Own picture|
Some Important Dates and facts
The Khedivate of Egypt was ruled by the Muhammad Ali dynasty.
On November 5th. 1914 it was declared British protectorate, when the
Ottoman Empire joined the Central Forces during World War I.
After World War I there came an Egyptian Nationalist Movement. This
led to the Egyptian Revolution in 1919.
On February 28th 1922 the UK government issued a Unilateral Declaration of
However British Military presence in Egypt lasted till 1954.
|Hurghada Egypt - Own picture|