Pyramids, battle of
battle of Pyramids, July, 1798, during the French Revolutionary Wars, battle fought between the French forces under Napoleon Bonaparte and the Egyptian Mamluks led by Murad Bey. Napoleon's victory gave the French access to Cairo and brief control over Egypt.
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