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Expedition to Egypt and Syria

19 may 1798 - 30 august 1801

Comments
The Expedition to Egypt and Syria starts with the French embarkation on 19th of may 1798 and ends with the surrender of the french troops to the English on 30th of august 1801.

The Ottoman Empire declares War to the French on 9th September 1798.
Uprising of the people of Cairo from 21th October 1798 until 22th October 1798.

The Expedition to Egypt and Syria has the following campaigns:

  • Campaign in Egypt: 1st July 1798 (invasion of Egypt) until
  • Campaign in Lower Egypt: 25th August 1798 (Desaix sent south along the Lower Nile) until 29th May 1799 (Belliard takes the Port of Kosseir).
  • Campaign in Palestine and Syria: 6th February 1799 (beginning of the French march) until 14th June 1799 (Napoleon returns to Cairo).


1798/07/02

Battle and Conquest of Alexandria

French victory

France

Mamelucks

Napoleon

Koraim Pasha

Troops:

5000 (12)

Losses:

Total 500 (12)


1798/07/13

Battle of Shubra Khit

French victory

France

Mamelucks

Napoleon

Murad Bey


1798/07/21

Battle of the Pyramids (Battle of Embabeh)

French victory

France

Mamelucks

Napoleon

Murad Bey/Ibrahim Bey

Troops:

25000 (1&11)

21000 (1&11&12)

Losses:

Total 300 (3&1)

Total 5000 (1)
KIA&WIA >3000 (12)

Comments
The 18'000 Egyptian peasant soldiers (see 12)on the east bank of the Nile are not included in the figures of the troops of the Mamelucks.


1798/10/07

Battle of Sediman (Battle of El Lahun)

French victory

France

Mamelucks

Desaix

Murad Bey


1799/01/22

Battle of Samhud

French victory

France

Mamelucks

Desaix

Murad Bey


1799/02/14 - 1799/02/15

Battle near El Arish

French victory

France

Ottoman Empire

Reynier


1799/02/14 - 1799/02/20

Siege and Capitulation of El Arish

French victory

France

Ottoman Empire

Reynier, Napoleon

Troops:

2300 (12)


1799/02/25

Conquest of Gaza

French victory

France

Ottoman Empire

Napoleon


1799/03/03 - 1799/03/08

Siege of Jaffa (Siege of Haifa)

French victory

France

Ottoman Empire

Napoleon


1799/03/08 - 1799/03/10

Battle of Abnud

? victory

France

Mamelucks

Belliard


1799/03/18 - 1799/05/20

Siege of Acre (Accon)

Ottoman Empire victory

France

Ottoman Empire

Napoleon

Phélippeaux, Smith, Jezzar Pasha


1799/04/16

Engagement of Mount Tabor

French victory

France

Ottoman Empire

Kléber, Napoleon

Achmed or Abdallah (Pasha of Damascus)


1799/05/01

Action at Beni Adi

French victory

France

Mamelucks

Davout


1799/07/25

1st Battle of Abukir

French victory

France

Ottoman Empire

Napoleon

Mustapha

Troops:

11000 (12)

Present 15000 (12)
Fit for action 7000 (12)


1800/03/20

Battle of Heliopolis

French victory

France

Ottoman Empire

Kléber

Yussuf Pasha

Losses:

Total 300 (12)

Total "Thousands" (12)


1801/03/22

2nd Battle of Abukir

British victory

France

Britian

Menou

Abercomby

Troops:

>10000 (12)

Losses:

Total 3000 (12)

Total 1370 (12)

Comments
The British landed on Abukir Bay on the 1801/03/08.


1801/03/20

Battle of Canopus

British victory

France

Britian

Menou

Abercomby

Comments
Death of Abercomby.


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