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Muhammad Ali

1769-1849.
Turkish soldier and viceroy of Egypt (1805-1848) who wrested control of Egypt from the weakening Ottoman Empire (1811) and established a modern state, over which his family ruled until 1952.
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Muhammad Ali

(ˈɑːlɪ; ɑːˈliː; ˈælɪ) ,

Muhammed Ali

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Mohammed Ali

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(Biography) original name Cassius (Marcellus) Clay. born 1942, US boxer, who was world heavyweight champion three times (1964–67; 1974–78; 1978)
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Noun1.Muhammad Ali - Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)Muhammad Ali - Albanian soldier in the service of Turkey who was made viceroy of Egypt and took control away from the Ottoman Empire and established Egypt as a modern state (1769-1849)
2.Muhammad Ali - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)Muhammad Ali - United States prizefighter who won the world heavyweight championship three times (born in 1942)
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