Crises of Modernity

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Safavid Dynasty falls in Persia

1722

Taiping Rebellion in China

1850 - 1864

Crimean War

1854 - 1856

Anglo French War agains China

1856 - 1860

First Railwat begun

1866

Ottoman Empire

Treaty of San Stefano

1877

Ottomans driven from most of the Balkans

Young Turks

1889

Establish Ottoman Society for Union and Progress in Paris

Young Turks Seize Power in Istanbul

1908

China

Manchu Nomads Conquer China

1644

Qing Dynasty rules

Reign of Kangxi Emporor

1662 - 1722

China

Reign of Qianlong Emperor

1736 - 1799

China

British Embassy...

1793

To Qianlong emperor in China

Opium War

1839 - 1841

Boxer rebellion and 100 Days of Reform

1898 - 1901

Ottoman

First Printing Press in Ottoman Empire

1727

Ottoman defeat in War with Russia

1768 - 1774

Riegn of Sultan Selim III

1789 - 1807

Ottoman Empire

Reign of Ottoman Sultan Mahmud II

1807 - 1839

Ottoman Janissary Corps Destroyed

1826

Postal System Established in Ottoman

1834

Ottoman Treaty with British

1834

Removes trade restrictions in the Empire

Tanzimat reforms in Ottoman Empire

1839 - 1876

Life of Al-Afghani

1839 - 1897

Legal Code Reformed

1870

Constitution promulgated

1876

Riegn of Sultan Abdul Hamid

1876 - 1908

Egypt

French invasion of Egypt

1798

Napoleon defeats Egypt's Mamluk rulers

Reign of Muhammad Ali in Egypt

1805 - 1849

Life of Egyptian Reformer Muhammad Abduh

1849 - 1905

Opening of Suez Canal

1869

British Invasion

1882

Occupation. Failed Arabi revolt

Madhist victory

1883

Over British led Egyptian expeditionary force at Shakyan

British-Egyptian army defeats Mahdist

1898

at Omdurman

Fatherland Party Established

1905