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Unformatted text preview: 06/02/2008 09:13:00 Turkey/Ottoman Up to WWI 1798-1801: Napolean in Egypt 1805: Ali comes into power in Egypt 1907: Selim killed because of reforms 1821: Greek War of independence 1826: End of janissaries, beginning of reforms 1832: Ali attacks Anatolia 1839: Tanzimat reforms begin 1853-56: Crimean War 1858: Land Code 1870s: financial problems, 1875 bankruptcy Iraq up to WWI 1700s: Janissaries control Baghdad, but tribes have power in rural regions 1750: Mamluks take control, Baghdad becomes commercial center. Late 18 th Century: Basra captured by Iran, then recaptured 1831: Ottomans centralize power under Ali Reza Pastra 1872: Midhat Pasha, continues tanzimat, new reforms. 1914: at onset of WWI, British control Basra + Southern Iraq Egypt (to WWI) 639: Arab Conquest 1215: Mamluk rule 1516: Ottoman rule 1798: Napoleans invasion...
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