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Evelyn Baring, 1st Earl of Cromer

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Evelyn Baring was also known as Lord Cromer. He was the British High Commissioner who served in Egypt from 1883-1907. He was in charge of extending British influence in the Middle Eastern area and making the British position in the Suez Canal zone stronger.[1]

Lord Cromer opposed any type of Egyptian nationalism.[2]

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  1. Anderson, Betty S. (2016). A history of the modern Middle East: rulers, rebels, and rogues. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press. ISBN 978-0-8047-8324-8.
  2. Clancy-Smith and Smith, Julia and Charles D. (2014). The Modern Middle East and North Africa. New York Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 53. ISBN 9780195338270.