Jamhuryat Misr—Republic of Egypt
  • S. H. Steinberg
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Egypt is an independent sovereign state. The British protectorate, declared on 18 Dec., 1914, terminated on 28 Feb., 1922, and the Sultan was proclaimed king on 15 March, 1922.


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