Ali Bey

Ali Bey:

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, 1766–1818, Spanish traveler, known as Ali Bey. Posing as a Muslim, he set out from Cádiz (1803) and traveled through N Africa, Syria, and Arabia, reaching Mecca, of which he fixed the position astronomically.
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Ali Bey


Born in 1728; died May 8, 1773. Mameluke ruler of Egypt from 1763 to 1772.

In 1769, Ali Bey rebelled against Turkey; he entered into relations with Russia, which had been at war with Turkey since 1768. In 1772, Ali Bey was overthrown by Mameluke beys who opposed the conflict with Turkey. He fled to Syria and perished during an unsuccessful attempt to restore his power in Egypt.

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Plays to works of Jafar Jabbarli, Mirza Fatali Akhundov, Ali bey Huseynzade, Najaf bey Vazirov, Huseyn Javid, Sabit Rahman, Nariman Narimanov, Ilyas Efediyev, also to works of other world classics such as Shakespeare, Schiller, Moliere, Dumas, Hugo, Balzac, Pushkin, Lermontov, Tolstoy, Gogol were staged in the theater.
As regards the date export sector, the enterprises set up in the region had managed to export directly and for the first time 23 thousand tonnes of dates, Regional Development Director Ali Bey said to TAP.
Le president de l'Association nationale des exportateurs algeriens (Anexal), Ali Bey Nasri, a , quant a lui, estime qu'avec le deploiement d'une usine de polypropylene, l'Algerie pourra monter dans la chaine des valeurs mondiales et devenir plus competitive a l'export en reduisant le cout de la fabrication de produits en plastique.
JEDDAH: Ali Bey Al-Abbasi was not the first European enamored with the Arab Peninsula and the mysteries of Makkah.
Recently, some have suggested replacing Sultan Selim's name with Ali Bey Al Kabir, who is considered the first Mamluk commander to face the Ottoman Empire, reestablish the Egyptian army and give independence to Egypt from the Ottomans for a few years.
Tibbiye'de Fizik Muallimi Ismail Ali Bey'in 1916'da vefatindan sonra Fizik Kursusu muderrisligine (profesor) atanmistir.
Even more light at the end of the tunnel came in the form of the other estate dog owner, caring, friendly Ali Bey. As our daughter goes to school elsewhere, he agreed to temporarily look after them and feed them; we bought a big semi-open cage for the puppies and dog food for a few months.
At the time Bailey had been investigating Your Black Muslim Bakery, an Oakland institution led by Yusuf Ali Bey IV, a man with a long criminal history.
Peele spends most of this book laying out a sordid story of murder, intimidation, sex abuse and financial corruption tied to the bakery and its founder, known as Yusuf Ali Bey and part of an extreme Black Muslim offshoot.
This article analyzes the intersection of cultural issues with political concerns in the writings of the Spanish traveler Domingo Badia who disguised himself in Arab dress, adopting the name of Ali Bey al-Abbasi, and lived in Morocco during the first two decades of the nineteenth century.
The Sheikh duly drops around the sack company warehouse and tells Ali Bey that, from now on, the order will be needing Muharrem in the afternoons.