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Timeline of Doha

The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Doha, Qatar.

Prior to 20th century

  • 1681 - Earliest documented mention of Al Bidda (now part of Doha).[1][2]
  • 1801 - Earliest description of Al Bidda and first attempt by the British to attack the city.[1][3]
  • 1820 - Population: 10,000 (estimate).[1][4]
  • 1821 - Al Bidda bombarded by the British as punishment for piracy.[5]
  • 1820s - Doha founded as an offshoot of Al Bidda.[1]
  • 1823 - Doha is mapped for the first time.[6][1]
  • 1828 - Ruling tribe of Doha have their fort bombarded by the Al Khalifa and are evicted from the town.[7][8]
  • 1841 - Al Bidda bombarded by the British as punishment for harboring pirate Jasim bin Jabir.[9]
  • 1848–50 - Al Thani family migrate to Doha.[1]
  • 1850 - Turkish fort built.[10]
  • 1852 - Economic blockade placed on Doha and Al Bidda by the Al Khalifa.[11]
  • 1867 - Doha sacked during the Qatari–Bahraini War.[12]
  • 1871 - Doha occupied by Turks.[13]
  • 1893

20th century

21st century

See also

References

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  3. ^ Al Qasimi, Sultan Muhammad (1995). The Journals of David Seton in the Gulf 1800 - 1809. University of Exeter Press.
  4. ^ H. Rahman (2006), p. 36
  5. ^ "'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [793] (948/1782)". qdl.qa. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
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  8. ^ "'Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf. Vol I. Historical. Part IA & IB. J G Lorimer. 1915' [794] (949/1782)". qdl.qa. Retrieved 28 January 2015.
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  11. ^ Rahman, Habibur (2006). The Emergence Of Qatar. Routledge. p. 113–114. ISBN 978-0710312136.
  12. ^ BBC News. "Qatar Profile: Timeline". Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  13. ^ J.G. Lorimer (1915). "History of Qatar". Gazetteer of the Persian Gulf, Oman, and Central Arabia. 1. Calcutta. p. 787+ – via Hathi Trust. Dohah
  14. ^ S. Zahlan (1979), p. 53
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  17. ^ a b Abu Saud, Abeer (1984). Qatari Women: Past and Present. Longman Group. p. 173. ISBN 978-0582783720.
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  22. ^ "Qatar's National Museum eyeing 2016 opening", Doha News, July 2014
  23. ^ a b "Qatar: Directory". Europa World Year Book. Europa Publications. 2004. p. 3505+. ISBN 978-1-85743-255-8.
  24. ^ Malcolm C. Peck (2007). Historical Dictionary of the Gulf Arab States. USA: Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-8108-6416-0.
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  26. ^ "FIFA World Youth Championship Qatar 1995 - matches". FIFA. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  27. ^ "Qatar". Art Spaces Directory. New York: New Museum. Retrieved 30 April 2015.
  28. ^ a b "Qatar's Royal Patronage of the Arts", New York Times, 29 February 2012
  29. ^ "Contractors woo Qatar as maritime defense exhibition opens", Doha News, 25 March 2014
  30. ^ "Population of Capital Cities and Cities of 100,000 or More Inhabitants". Demographic Yearbook 2013. United Nations Statistics Division.
  31. ^ "Population Chapter", Annual Abstract, Qatar Statistics Authority, 2013
  32. ^ "World Cup Brings a Sense of Urgency to Qatar", New York Times, 1 September 2011
  33. ^ Elspeth Black. "Katara: The Cultural Village". The Culture Trip. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  34. ^ "Sale of U.S. Arms Fuels the Wars of Arab States", New York Times, 18 April 2015
  35. ^ World Health Organization (2016), Global Urban Ambient Air Pollution Database, Geneva
  36. ^ "Qatar removes Zidane headbutt statue from Corniche", BBC News, 30 October 2013
  37. ^ "Qatar commuters startled as escaped tiger appears on Doha motorway", BBC News, 8 March 2016

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