Event: Napoleon Bonaparte in Palestine

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Napoleon Bonaparte invades Palestine from Egypt with a 13,000-man army. After capturing Haifa, his army reaches the walls of Acre and lays siege to the city. However, following several unsuccessful assaults, and due to the fierce resistance led by Ahmad Pasha al-Jazzar, Bonaparte abandons the mission and returns to Egypt.

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Timeline Date: 
1799/2 - 1799/5
Computed Date: 
1799/02/01 to 1799/05/01
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