Mohammed Ali Kavala 1769 – Cairo 1849

MOHA Research Center presents a video about Mohammed Ali.

Details on the childhood years of Mohamed Ali are likewise clouded in obscurity due to an absense of contemporary sources. As a result numerous contradictory legends have arisen. He claimed that he was born in 1769, the year that Napoleon Bonaparte and Wellington were also born. It was well known that throughout his lige he remained in awe of the French conqueror. Corsican and Alexander the Great were his idols. When he referred to his childhood, he spoke about the place of his origins, stressing that it is the country of Alexander the Great.

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