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The Mahdi and Zebehr Pasha. Slide 25 of Soudan War (lecture: York & Son, 57 slides, 1880s). From 1881-85 Muhammed Ahmed proclaimed himself the Mahdi and established what could be described as the first modern Islamist state in Sudan. His fanatical followers, nicknamed "fuzzy-wuzzies", held their own against the more advanced British, Egyptian and Ethiopian armies, and weren't defeated until 1898.

The Mahdi and Zebehr Pasha. Slide 25 of Soudan War (lecture: York & Son, 57 slides, 1880s). From 1881-85 Muhammed Ahmed proclaimed himself the Mahdi and established what could be described as the first modern Islamist state in Sudan. His fanatical followers, nicknamed "fuzzy-wuzzies", held their own against the more advanced British, Egyptian and Ethiopian armies, and weren't defeated until 1898.

Africa | Warrior from the Islamic Mahdi community of Sudan.  Late 19th century.  Sudan || Vintage photographic print;  credit Mansell / LIFE Photo collection  || {Amended the original caption that read "Egypt Types; Top Afri (N)" }

Africa | Warrior from the Islamic Mahdi community of Sudan. Late 19th century. Sudan || Vintage photographic print; credit Mansell / LIFE Photo collection || {Amended the original caption that read "Egypt Types; Top Afri (N)" }

https://flic.kr/p/GSgy7 | Viceroy Mohamed Sa'id Pasha of Egypt | One can see the famous Egyptian state emblem of the crescent and three stars.  I am not sure of the identity of the badge below it though.

One can see the famous Egyptian state emblem of the crescent and three stars. I am not sure of the identity of the badge below it though.

رياض باشا رئيس وزراء مصر الاسب reiad pasha former Egyptian prime minister

رياض باشا رئيس وزراء مصر الاسب reiad pasha former Egyptian prime minister

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Assigned to suppress the Mahdist Uprising in the Sudan, Hicks led what Winston Churchill called “the worst Army that has ever marched to war.

Anglo-Sudan War, 1898-99: Emir Mahmoud, leader of the Sudanese (Dervish) forces is captured at the Battle of Atbara. He is shown with a prisoner escort formed of men from the 10th Sudanese Battalion. The bloodstains on his jibba are from a bayonet wound to his left leg. Mahmoud was imprisoned at Rosetta and died in 1906.

HU Emir Mahmoud leader of the Sudanese (Dervish) forces is captured at the Battle of Atbara. He is shown with a prisoner escort formed of men from the Sudanese Battalion

Soldiers of the Camel Corps

Duncan´s Colonial Modelling: The Camel Corps - Britian's Special Forces

Bishara Taqla

Bishara Taqla

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Melton Prior.jpg

29 de febrero de 1884 El líder tribal sudanés Osman DignaLas fuerzas puristas islámicas sudanesas, al mando de los emires Madani ibn Alí y Abdallah ibn Hasid, lugartenientes del emir Osman Digna, son derrotadas en la batalla de El Teb por las tropas británicas que dirige el general Gerald Graham. Ambos líderes mahdistas perecen durante el combate.

29 de febrero de 1884 El líder tribal sudanés Osman DignaLas fuerzas puristas islámicas sudanesas, al mando de los emires Madani ibn Alí y Abdallah ibn Hasid, lugartenientes del emir Osman Digna, son derrotadas en la batalla de El Teb por las tropas británicas que dirige el general Gerald Graham. Ambos líderes mahdistas perecen durante el combate.

الفريق الزبير باشا رحمت

الفريق الزبير باشا رحمت

1948 Egypt (U.A.R.) - Ibrahim Pasha

إبراهيم باشا Egypt 1947 Withdrawl of British Troops SG 339 Fine Used SG 339 Scott 266 Other British Commonwealth Empire and Colonial stamps Here

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