construction of the Suez Canal

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  • He also shut down construction of the Delta Dam and opposed the construction of the Suez Canal.
  • He was an authority on contagious diseases and medical officer at the construction of the Suez Canal.
  • Ismail's khedivate is also closely connected to the construction of the Suez Canal.
  • Constructed by Baron empain of Belgium later after the construction of the Suez Canal.
  • She also befriended Ferdinand de Lesseps who took her on an early tour of the construction of the Suez Canal.
  • During the construction of the Suez Canal the need of supplying the labourers with fresh water was imperative. Cited from History Of Egypt From 330 B.C., Volume 12 (of 12), by S. Rappoport
  • Fluent in French, he installed gas piping into Paris and advised on the construction of the Suez Canal.
  • Satinay timber was used in the construction of the Suez Canal.
  • Maltese immigrants joined the many others who flocked to the area for work in 1859 with the construction of the Suez Canal.
  • Both France and England had large financial interests in Egypt, especially after the construction of the Suez Canal, which was opened for traffic in 1869. Cited from With the British Army in The Holy Land, by Henry Osmond Lock
  • In 1847 he was involved in the construction of the Suez Canal under Alois Negrelli.
  • One of his sons, Ferdinand de Lesseps, was the developer and guiding spirit in charge of the construction of the Suez Canal.
  • It was written in 1859 in the context of the construction of the Suez Canal and the recent Crimean War.
  • This process was accelerated under Ali's successors, in particular with the construction of the Suez Canal in the 1850s.
  • Now was the time of the memorable scheme for the construction of the Suez Canal, that first emanated from the French group of Saint Simonian visionaries in the earlier half of the century. Cited from The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3), by John Morley
  • Many such have been projected in early and in recent ages, and some trifling cuts between marine waters had been actually made; but before the construction of the Suez Canal, no work of this sort, possessing real geographical or even commercial importance, had been effected. Cited from The Earth as Modified by Human Action,by G.P.Marsh
  • In 1867, with the conclusion of the construction of the Suez Canal, many of the Egyptian workers could not to return to their homes in Egypt, which had been occupied by their brothers during their absence, and many of them settled in the land of Israel.
  • Before construction of the Suez Canal, Lake Manzala was separated from the Mediterranean Sea by a strip of sand 200 to 300 yards wide.
  • Though Lake Manzala's unaltered depth is only four to five feet, alterations to the depth were made during the construction of the Suez Canal to allow the Canal to extend 29 miles lengthwise along the lake.
  • He was the uncle of a man whose remarkable engineering work has made Australia's relations with Europe much easier and more speedy than they were in earlier years: that Ferdinand de Lesseps who (1859-69) planned and carried out the construction of the Suez Canal. Cited from Laperouse, by Ernest Scott
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