Timelines of Ottoman Syria history

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Timeline of
Ottoman Syria

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Following are timelines of the history of Ottoman Syria, taken as the parts of either modern-day Syria or of Greater Syria as they were subjected to Ottoman rule.

Timeline of history of the parts of modern-day Syria under Ottoman rule[edit]

16th century[edit]

17th century[edit]

18th century[edit]

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

  • 27 April 1909: deposition of Abdülhamid II and accession of Mehmed V
  • 1918: occupation by the British and the French

Timeline of history of the parts of Greater Syria under Ottoman rule[edit]

16th century[edit]

Suleiman the Magnificent rebuilds the Walls of Jerusalem in the mid-1530s

17th century[edit]

18th century[edit]

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

first meeting between Chaim Weizmann (wearing Arab dress as a sign of friendship) and the Hashemite Prince Faisal in Transjordan in an attempt to establish favourable relations between Arabs and Jews in the Middle East, June 1918.
The surrender of Jerusalem to the British, 9 December 1917.
Ottoman machine gun corps at the Tell el Sheria Gaza line, 1917.


Notable births[edit]

1853

1858

1870

1874

1876

1880

1882

1883

1885

  • Avraham Elmalih (b. Jerusalem), Palestinian Jewish journalist, community leader, Zionist activist and Israeli politician (d. 1967).

1886

1888

1889

1890

1891

1894

1895

1896

  • Avshalom Gissin (b. Petah Tikva), Palestinian Jewish Ottoman Army officer and activist in local defense for Zionist pioneers (d. 1921).

1897

1898

1899

1900

1902

1903

1906

1907

1908

  • 16 July – Yizhar Harari (b. Jaffa), Palestinian Jewish activist and Israeli politician (d. 1978).

1909

1910

1911

  • 5 March - Binyamin Kahane (b. Jaffa) Israeli pilot who pioneered prominent aerial tactics (d. 1956)

1912

1913

1914

1915

1916

1917

1918

1919

References[edit]