Timeline of Jeddah

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Prior to 20th century[edit]

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  • 500 BCE - Quda'a settle.
  • 647 CE - Uthman Ibn Affan, turns Jiddah into a port making it the port of Makkah instead of Al Shoaiba port.
  • 703 CE - Jeddah was briefly occupied by pirates from the Kingdom of Axum.
  • 969 CE - Fatimids in power.
  • 1177 - Jeddah becomes part of the Ayyubid Empire.
  • 1254 - City becomes part of the Mamluk Sultanate.
  • 1517 - City besieged by Ottomans.
  • 1525 - Barracks built; city walls rebuilt with six watchtowers and six city gates.[citation needed]
  • 1541 - City besieged by Portuguese.[1]
  • 1804 - Town besieged by Wahabis.[2]
  • 1811 - Ottomans in power.[1]
  • 1813 - Battle of Jeddah (1813).
  • 1814 - Population: 15,000 (approximate).[1]
  • 1820 - European cemetery established (approximate date).[1]
  • 1858 - 15 June: "Massacre."[1]
  • 1881 - Nasseef House built.[3]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Bosworth 2007.
  2. ^ Milburn 1813.
  3. ^ a b c Saudi Arabia: Jeddah, ArchNet, archived from the original on March 2012
  4. ^ Britannica 1910.
  5. ^ a b c Daghistani 1993.
  6. ^ "Spreading the Word: Who's Who in the Arab Media", New York Times, 6 February 2005
  7. ^ "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 1965. New York: Statistical Office of the United Nations. 1966. pp. 140–161.
  8. ^ Ayman Shabana (2010), "Saudi Arabia: Libraries, Archives and Museums", in Marcia J. Bates (ed.), Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, ISBN 9780849397127
  9. ^ Richard Green (2004). "Major Non-UN Organizations". Chronology of International Organizations. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-135-35590-6.
  10. ^ United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Statistical Office (1987). "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". 1985 Demographic Yearbook. New York. pp. 247–289.
  11. ^ M. Kabir Hassan; Mervyn Lewis, eds. (2007). Handbook of Islamic Banking. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISBN 978-1-84720-541-4.
  12. ^ "Organizations". International Relations and Security Network. Switzerland: Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  13. ^ a b Andrea L. Stanton, ed. (2012). Middle East. Cultural Sociology of the Middle East, Africa, and Asia: an Encyclopedia. Sage. ISBN 9781412981767.
  14. ^ "About the Library". King Abdulaziz Public Library. Archived from the original on 17 September 2013. Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  15. ^ Nancy Um (2012). "Reflections on the Red Sea Style: Beyond the Surface of Coastal Architecture". Northeast African Studies. 12.
  16. ^ "Saudi Women And the Right To Play Sports". New York Times. 20 November 2010.
  17. ^ Ali Jaafar (20 July 2009). "Saudi Arabia nixes Jeddah festival". Variety. Los Angeles.
  18. ^ Karen Elliott House (2013). On Saudi Arabia. Vintage Books. ISBN 978-0-307-47328-8.
  19. ^ "Jeddah Municipality". Retrieved 30 January 2013.
  20. ^ "Floods inundate Saudi city". Al Jazeera.com. 27 January 2011.
  21. ^ "Saudi Women Defy Driving Ban". New York Times. 17 June 2011.
  22. ^ World Health Organization (2016), Global Urban Ambient Air Pollution Database, Geneva

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