Battle of Mecca (1813)
|Battle of Mecca|
|Part of the Ottoman–Saudi War|
View of Mecca
|Ottoman Empire||First Saudi State|
|Commanders and leaders|
| Mohammed Ali Pasha
|Faisal bin Saud AL-Kabeer|
|22,000||1,000|
|Casualties and losses|
Ottoman return of Mecca 1813 (Turkish: Mekke'nin Osmanlıya Dönüşü) also known as the Battle of Mecca happened several days after the recapture of Jeddah during the Ottoman–Saudi War. Diriyah's army and its 1,000 men in Mecca surrendered to Muhammad Ali of Egypt and Tusun Pasha, who recaptured the city for the Ottoman Empire.
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- Facey, William & Grant, Gllian: Saudi Arabia by the First Photographers . ISBN 0-905743-74-1
- Captain G. S. Froster : 'A trip Across the Peninsula – Rehla Abr Al-Jazeera, (Arabic). Mombai – India, 1866.
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