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viceroy

a governor of a colony, country, or province who acts for and rules in the name of his sovereign or government
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The challenge of a modernizing state to traditional religious authority was launched first and foremost in Egypt, where Muhammad Ali surmised that the secret to strengthening his rule and his realm lay in expanding the traditionally circumscribed military and tax-extraction role of Ottoman viceroyship towards the construction of a state on the emerging European model.