History of Lebanon under Ottoman rule
The Ottoman Empire at least nominally ruled Lebanon from its conquest in 1516 until the end of World War I in 1918.The Ottoman sultan, Salim I (1516–20), invaded Syria and Lebanon in 1516. Salim I, mo...
Maan family
The Banu Ma'an tribe (also Ma'n, ALA-LC: Ma‘nī, adjective:Ma'anid, Ma'nid), were a tribe and dynasty of Qahtani Arab some of which later became Druze and rulers of the Lebanon Mountains during a perio...
Shihab
The Chehabs (or "Shihabs"; Arabic: شهابيون / ALA-LC: Shihābiyūn) are a prominent Lebanese noble family. The Chehabs were the traditional princes of the Wadi al-Taym, who traced their lineage to the Ba...
Sidon Province, Ottoman Empire
The Eyalet of Sidon (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت صیدا; Eyālet-i Ṣaydā), was an eyalet (also known as a beylerbeylik) of the Ottoman Empire. In the 19th century, the eyalet extended from the border with...
1840 Lebanon conflict
The Ottoman Empire at least nominally ruled Lebanon from its conquest in 1516 until the end of World War I in 1918.The Ottoman sultan, Salim I (1516–20), invaded Syria and Lebanon in 1516. Salim I, mo...
Mount Lebanon Emirate
The Emirate of Mount Lebanon was an autonomous subdivision in the Ottoman Empire. The Emirate is considered to be an historical precursor of the Mount Lebanon Mutasarrifate established in 1861, which ...
French campaign in Egypt and Syria
The French Campaign in Egypt and Syria (1798–1801) was Napoleon Bonaparte's campaign in the Orient, ostensibly to protect French trade interests, undermine Britain's access to India, and to establish ...
Règlement Organique (Lebanon)
The Règlement Organique ("Organic Regulations") was a series of international conventions, between 1860-1864, between the Ottoman Empire and the European Powers which led to the creation of the Mount ...
Mount Lebanon Mutasarrifate
The Mount Lebanon Mutasarrifate (Arabic: متصرفية جبل لبنان ‎; Turkish: Cebel-i Lübnan Mutasarrıflığı) was one of the Ottoman Empire's subdivisions following the Tanzimat reform. After 18...
Iaal Fortress
Iaal Fortress is a huge defensive castle located in Iaal in the Zgharta District of the North Governorate of Lebanon.
Built in 1816 by the Ottoman Governor of Tripoli Mustafa Agha Barbar, it sits ...
Druze power struggle (1658–67)
The Druze power struggle of 1658-1667 was one of the most violent episodes of tribal disputes during Ottoman rule in the Levant. The conflict erupted between rebel and pro-Ottoman Druze factions over ...