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How Napoléon’s invasion ‘revealed Egypt to the world – and to itself’

FranceAs the world marks the bicentenary of Napoléon Bonaparte’s death on May 5, FRANCE 24 looks at the Egyptian campaign he launched in 1798. It was a military disaster for France – but also a political springboard for the future emperor, as well as a cultural and scientific enterprise that played a crucial role in the development of modern Egypt.