ABDULLAH( Pasha of Damascus)
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Abdullah, Pasha of Damascus (?-?) ABDALLAH, pacha de Damas - in 1798-99 he. - High Pasha of Damascus, commander of the Turkish units opposing Expeditionary Corps Bonaparte. Stop the advance of the French to the north from Egypt to Syria. In March-April 1799. surrounded a detachment of General Junot at Nazareth, and had a battle with units who had come to his rescue, under the personal command of Bonaparte. Lost last Nazareth, which the French were unable to hold - thereby forcing them to retreat.