Information specific to the history of Egypt during any period, from prehistoric to the present time.
Please submit only sites dealing with Egyptian HISTORY in this category. Sites specific solely to art, architecture, economics, geography, religion, and other aspects of Egyptian life -- without relevance to the historical aspects -- should be submitted elsewhere.
History, personalities, and religious and social influence of Christianity in Egypt, from earliest times to the present.
Sites relevant to the introduction, establishment, and maintenance of Christianity in Egypt, as well as the role played by Christianity from earliest times to the present, are appropriate. These may include biographical, historical, or community or site-specific information in an historical context. Not appropriate are sites that are primarily sectarian, proselytize, or narrowly focus on the religious, rather than cultural, social, or economic aspects of the contributions to Egyptian society.
Sites pertaining to Hosni Mubarak, military leader and the President of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
Any sites pertaining to President Mubarak, his life and career, and his impact on the people and institutions of Egypt are appropriate.
Gamal Abdel Nasser (1918-1970) was an army officer, prime minister (1954-56), and then president (1956-70) of Egypt, who became a controversial leader of the Arab world, creating the short-lived United Arab Republic (1958-61), twice fighting losing wars with Israel (1956 and 1967), and engaging in such inter-Arab policies as mediating the Jordanian civil war (1970).
Any sites pertaining to Nasser, his life and career, his legacy, and his impact on the people and institutions of Egypt are appropriate.
Accounts of the Cairo-Luxor train fire and disaster of 20 February 2002, described as the worst railway calamity in Egyptian history, and perhaps world history as well.
Any sites dealing with this calamity in its historical context are acceptable.
Sites pertaining to the life, times, influence, or legacy of Anwar Sadat as president of Egypt.
Any sites pertaining to President Sadat, his life and career, and his impact on the people and institutions of Egypt are appropriate.
The Suez Canal is the artificial waterway running north to south across the Isthmus of Suez in northeastern Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea with the Gulf of Suez, an arm of the Red Sea.
Any sites dealing with the conception, construction, management, operation, and history of the Suez Canal are appropriate.
Sites concerning wars and conflicts involving Egypt.