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Was Egypt controlled by France in the mid-1800s?

No. France under Napoleon controlled Egypt from 1798-1801, but from 1801-1867, Egypt was an Ottoman Eyalet (Province of the Ottoman Empire), from 1867-1882, Egypt was a quasi-independent Khedivite Sultanate under Ottoman Suzerainity. After 1882, Egypt came under British Occupation. Full Answer