The Independence Movement in the Sudan

Factors influencing the independence movement in the Sudan, which became an Anglo-Egyptian ‘Condominium’ in 1899, were: 1) World War I, 2) the independence of Egypt in 1922, 3) the Graduates’ General Congress, founded by Ismail al-Azhari in 1938, 4) the differences between the north and the south, consolidated by the British, and 5) Farouq’s dethronement in 1952. Al-Azhari and his newly formed National Unionist Party won 51 out of the 97 seats in the Rouse of Representatives. 1 Januari 1954 the first Parliament was convened with al-Azhari as the first Sudanese prime minister. Map, photographs.

Title: The Independence Movement in the Sudan
Author: Ukpabi, Samson C.
Year: 1973
Periodical: Tarikh
Volume: 4
Issue: 1
Pages: 41-53
Language: English
Geographic term: Sudan
Abstract: Factors influencing the independence movement in the Sudan, which became an Anglo-Egyptian ‘Condominium’ in 1899, were: 1) World War I, 2) the independence of Egypt in 1922, 3) the Graduates’ General Congress, founded by Ismail al-Azhari in 1938, 4) the differences between the north and the south, consolidated by the British, and 5) Farouq’s dethronement in 1952. Al-Azhari and his newly formed National Unionist Party won 51 out of the 97 seats in the Rouse of Representatives. 1 Januari 1954 the first Parliament was convened with al-Azhari as the first Sudanese prime minister. Map, photographs.