Suez Canal timeline

  • The Suez Canal Opens

    After ten years of construction and costs more than double the original estimate, the Suez Canal opened on November 17, 1869. Stretching 101 miles... Read more

  • Battle of the Suez Canal

    British Force, 40,000 Major General Sir John Maxwell, Commander Turkish Force, 65,000 General Djemal Pasha, Commander The German... Read more