The boxer Mohammad ali did not do anything for Egypt.
Muhammad Ali modernized Egypt after defeating the Mumluks and switching to nationalism
Muhammad Ali of Egypt died on 1849-08-02.
Muhammad Ali is considered as the father of modern Egypt. He introduced lot of developmental programs to Egypt. He renewed the military, education, agricultural fields, etc. He also started factories, and improved the agricultural fields by producing the worlds best cotton. He also established a good relationship with Europe.
Muhammad Ali Rif'at has written: 'The awakening of modern Egypt' -- subject(s): History