ME: Rise of Islam 20th CE

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THE RISE AND FALL OF ISLAM:
2ND MILLENNIUM CE
20TH CENTURY (1901–2000) (1318 AH – 1421 AH)
FROM TO  DETAIL: 
1901    CAPTURE: Abd al-Aziz Ibn Saud captures Riyadh
   OCCUPATION: French forces occupy Morocco.
1902     Birth of Ruhollah Khomeini, The leader of Islamic revolution and the founder of Islamic Republic of Iran.
1903     Birth of Syed Abul Ala Maududi (Founder of Jamaat-e-Islami).
1904   PROTECTORATE: Morocco becomes a French protectorate under the Algeciras Conference.
1905    CONVERTS: The beginning of the Salafiyyah movement in Paris with its main sphere of influence in Egypt.
1906     Hassan al-Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood born in Egypt.
    All India Muslim League was established in Dhakka (Bengal)
  GOVERNMENT: Uprising of merchants and clergy leads Shah Mozaffar ad-Din Shah Qajar to relent to demands for reform, which lead to the Constitution of 1906, providing for a limited male franchise and a National Consultative Assembly which convened that year.
1907     The beginning of the Young Turks movement in Turkey.
1908     Death of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad.
    Inception of Khilafat-e-Ahmadiyya.
    Hazrat Al-Hajj Maulana Hafiz Hakim Noor-ud-Din elected 1st Caliph.
  MONARCHY: Constitutional monarchy (2.phase) in Ottoman Empire (Turkey)
1911   WAR: War of Tripoli between Ottoman Empire and Italy.
  TREATY: Treaty of Ouchy (1912).
1912     Sarekat Islam cooperative founded in Indonesia, part of the Muhammadiyah reform movement.
  WAR: Balkan wars.
  DEFEAT: The coalition of four Balkan countries defeat Ottoman Empire (Turkey).
  TREATY: Treaty of Fez
  PROTECTORATE: Treaty of Fez makes Morocco a French and Spanish protectorate, triggering the Fez riots.
1913     Mohammad Ali Jinnah joined All India Muslim League.
  EXPANSIONISM: Woking Muslim Mission opened by Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement for the Propagation of Islam.
  POLITICS Putsch by the Committee of Union and Progress (“CUP”) faction of the Young Turks, known as the Raid on the Sublime Porte, results in resignation of Grand Vizier. In control of the government, CUP withdraws from the London Peace Conference and moves the empire close to Germany in the approach to war.
1914   POLITICS Under Ottoman rule, secret Arab nationalist societies are formed.
  WAR: WORLD WAR I (STARTS)
    The Ottoman Empire enters the war allied with Germany.
    Demise of Hazrat Al-Hajj Maulana Hafiz Hakim Noor-ud-Din, 1st Caliph of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam
    Hazrat Mirza Basheer-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad elected 2nd Caliph.
  PROTECTORATE: Egypt becomes a British protectorate.
1915   DEFEAT: Ottoman Empire defeats Allies in Çanakkale (Dardanalles).
1916   AGREEMENT: By the Sykes–Picot Agreement Britain and France plan post-war division of their post-war spheres of influence following the dissolution of the Ottoman Empire.
  REVOLT: Arab Revolt against Ottoman rule in Hijaz, Palestine and Syria.
    Lawrence of Arabia leads attacks on the Hejaz Railway.
    Muslims and Hindus join together in Lucknow Pact seeking more self-rule in India and other reforms from the British government.
1917   DECLARATION: Flag_of_Israel.svg Britain issues the Balfour Declaration pledging British support for the creation of a Jewish national homeland.
1918     Birth of Gamal Abdel Nasser.
  INDEPENDENCE: Tripolitanian Republic declares independence from Italian Libya and becomes the first republican government in the Arab world.
1919   ARMISTICE: After losing virtually their entire empire, the Ottomans capitulate on October 19 and sign the Armistice of Mudros with the Allies on October 30.
      WORLD WAR I (ENDS) November 11.
  PROTECTORATE: Syria becomes a French protectorate.
  REVOLT: The first revolution in Egypt led by Saad Zaghlul against British occupation.
  TREATY: After the Third Anglo-Afghan War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Rawalpindi
  INDEPENDENCE: King Amanullah Khan declared Afghanistan a sovereign and fully independent state.
1920   TREATY: Ottoman Sultan Mehmed VI signs the Treaty of Sèvres, reducing the Empire to a fraction of its previous size and allowing for the indefinite presence of Allied forces in Turkey. The treaty is rejected by nationalist leaders, who vow to block its implementation.
  CONQUEST: Emirate of Bukhara and Khanate of Khiva conquered by Bolshevik Russia.
1922 WAR: Turkish War of Independence.
    Armenia first defeated by the Turkish nationalists then the Soviets.
1920 1920   Short-lived Hashemite Kingdom of Syria establish, which surrendered to French forces after the Battle of Maysalun.
1921     Abdullah I of Jordan in made King of Transjordan. His father was the Sharif of Mecca.
    Faisal I of Iraq is made King of Iraq. His father was the Sharif of Mecca.
  REVOLT: Abd al-Karim leads a revolt against colonial rule in Moroccan Rif, and declares the “Republic of the Rif”.
    Death of Alahazrat Molana Ahmad Raza Khan Barelvi.
  TREATY: Treaty of Kars between Soviet Russia and Turkey.
  COUP: Reza Khan Pahlavi stages largely bloodless coup in Persia.
  ARMISTICE: Armistice of Mudanya.
    Turkish nationalists under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal seize control of Turkey
    Turkish nationalists abolish the Ottoman Sultanate
  FUGITIVE: Sultan Mehmed VI flees Turkey
  CONQUEST: The 600‑year‑old Ottoman Empire officially ceases to exist.
1922   INDEPENDENCE: Egypt unilaterally granted independence by the United Kingdom.
    Berlin Muslim Mission founded by Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement for the Propagation of Islam.
1923   TREATY: Mustafa Kemal secures Allied recognition of Turkey’s independence in the Treaty of Lausanne
  REPUBLIC: The Republic of Turkey is declared subsequently to the Treaty of Lausanne
  CAPITAL CITY: Ankara officially replaces Constantinople as Turkish capital.
  SECULAR STATE: Albanian Mussulmans’ Congress breaks with caliphate and reforms Islam in Albania by suppressing polygamy and the compulsory veiling of women.
1924   CESSATION: The Turkish Grand National Assembly abolishes the Ottoman Caliphate and sends the remaining members of the Ottoman House into exile in a move that begins the extensive de-Islamization of the public sphere in Turkey.
  CONQUEST: King Abd al-Aziz Ibn Saud conquers Mecca and Medina, leading to the unification of the Kingdoms of Najd and Hejaz.
1925   DYNASTIES: Reza Khan seizes the government in Persia and establishes the Pahlavi dynasty.
    Ahmadiyya Mosque Berlin opened by Lahore Ahmadiyya Movement for the Propagation of Islam on April 26, 1925.
  REVOLT: The Great Syrian Revolt breaks out across the various statelets of Syrian and Lebanon against French rule, which ultimately was put down by force in 1927.
1926   SOVEREIGNTY: Abd al-Aziz Ibn Saud assumes title of King of Najd and Hejaz.
    Fazl Mosque opened by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community on October 23, 1926.
  PROTECTORATE: Lebanon proclaimed a parliamentary republic under French protectorate.
1927     Death of Zaghlul, an Egyptian nationalist leader.
1928   SECULAR STATE: Turkey is declared a secular state.
  POLITICS: Hasan al-Banna founds the Muslim Brotherhood, a neo-Salafi movement dedicated to social, political, and moral reform in Egypt. The movement would later spread to other Arab nations and to Pakistan.
1929   JERUSALEM: Flag_of_Israel.svg Militant conflicts between Palestinians parties and Jewish settlers in Jerusalem over access to the Wailing Wall.
1931     A General Islam Conference held in Jerusalem over the Zionism question with delegates from North Africa, Egypt, the Arabian Peninsula and Mesopotamia issues first Pan Arabic resolution.
1932   INDEPENDENCE: Iraq granted independence by League of Nations.
1934   WAR: War between King Abd al-Aziz Ibn Saud and Imam Yahya of the Yemen.
  TREATY: Peace treaty of Taif
    Asir becomes part of Saudi Arabia.
1935     Iran (“Land of the Aryans“) becomes the official name of Persia.
1936   REVOLT: Flag_of_Israel.svg Increased Jewish immigration leads to the Arab revolt in Palestine. The demonstrations turned violent in 1937 and met with violent repression from the British Army.
1938     Mustafa Kemal Atatürk died.
  POLITICS: İsmet İnönü second president of Turkey.
1939     Parliament of ex France protectorate Republic of Hatay decides to join Turkey
    WORLD WAR II (STARTS) 1 September
1940   REPUBLIC: All India Muslim League at Lahore formally resolves in favor of an independent Muslim state.
1941   INVASIONS: British and Russian forces invade Iran
  ABDICATION: Reza Shah is forced to abdicate in favor of his son Mohammad Reza Shah.
    Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi founds Jamaat-e-Islami, the Muslim Brotherhood‘s South Asian counterpart.
1945     End of World War II.
  CESSATION: WORLD WAR II (ENDS) 14 August 1945
  INDEPENDENCE: Indonesia declares independence from the Netherlands.
  SECULAR STATE: New leader Sukarno decides not to implement sharia law nationwide.
    League of Arab States formed at meeting in Cairo.
1946   INDEPENDENCE: Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria are granted independence from Britain and France.
1947   INDEPENDENCE: India gains independence from Britain, and Pakistan is created from the region’s Muslim-majority areas under the Leadership of Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
  WAR: Disputes over the status of Kashmir leads to the first Indo-Pakistani War; Kashmir is divided between India and Pakistan
1948   WAR:   Flag_of_Israel.svg Arab countries attack the new state of Israel and suffer defeat in war with Israel. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians are displaced,Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah dies in Karachi.
1949   ASSASSINATION: Hasan al-Banna, leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, is assassinated by Egyptian security forces.
  OVERTHROW: Second East Turkestan Republic overthrown and re-incorporated into Xinjiang.
1951   INDEPENDENCE: Libya becomes independent.
1952   ABDICATION: King Faruq of Egypt forced to abdicate by the free officers led by Gamal Abdel Nasser.
1953   COUP: Backed by American and British intelligence agencies, General Zahedi leads a coup against Mohammed Mossadegh, returning the Shah to power. 
    Death of King Abd al-Aziz Ibn Saud of Saudi Arabia.
    The foundation stone is laid to enlarge the Prophet’s mosque in Medina.
    Hizb ut-Tahrir founded
1954   WAR: Algerian War of Independence begins.
    Gamal Abdelnasser bans the Muslim Brotherhood
1956   INDEPENDENCE: Morocco becomes independent.
  INDEPENDENCE: Tunisia becomes independent.
    Tripartite Aggression in Egypt caused by nationalization of the Suez Canal.
1957   DEPOSITION: The Bey of Tunisia is deposed, and Bourguiba becomes president.
    Enlargement of the Haram in Mecca begins.
  INDEPENDENCE: The Federation of Malaya, later renamed Malaysia, gains independence from Britain.
1958     October 7, President Iskander Mirza declares Martial Law. General Ayub Khan assumes the powers as Chief Martial Law Administrator.
  OVERTHROW: “Free Officers” of the army overthrow Hashemite monarchy of Iraq in 14 July Revolution.
1960   INDEPENDENCE: Mali and Senegal become independent.
    Great Turk scholar Bedi-az-Zaman said Nursi had died in Urfa (Turkey).
  COUP: Military coup in Turkey purges executive, military, judiciary branches and university.
1961   INDEPENDENCE: Kuwait becomes independent as British mandate.
  SECULAR STATE: Kuwait becomes the first Gulf country with written constitution and parliament.
1962   INDEPENDENCE:  Algeria becomes independent.
    Death of Zaydi Imam of Yemen (Ahmad).
    Crown Prince Bahr succeeds him and takes the title Imam Mansur Bi-Llah Muhammad.
    Muslim World League is founded in Mecca.
  WAR: North Yemen Civil War begins.
1963   REVOLT: Ba’athists and Arab nationalist sympathizers in the army engineer Ramadan Revolution seeing the government as insufficiently pan-Arabic and pro-Communist.
  REVOLT: The White Revolution, a series of major economic reforms by Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi intended to effect industrial development and redistribute rural land in Iran, though popular also increase social tensions leading to massive pro-Islamic rioting in June.
1965   ASSASSINATION: American Muslim leader Malcolm X is assassinated.
  WAR: The second Indo-Pakistani War results in a stalemate.
  INDEPENDENCE:  Malaysia grants independence to Singapore.
  POLITICS: In Indonesia, anti-communist witch-hunts give political Islamists an advantage over Communists.
    Demise of Hazrat Mirza Basheer-ud-Din Mahmood Ahmad, 2nd Caliph of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam
    Hazrat Mirza Nasir Ahmad elected 3rd Caliph.
1967   WAR:   Flag_of_Israel.svg In the Six-Day War between Israel and Egypt, Syria and Jordan
  SOVEREIGNTY: Israel seizes control of Jerusalem
  ANNEXATION: Israel seizes control of the West Bank,
  ANNEXATION: Israel seizes control of the Gaza Strip,
  ANNEXATION: Israel seizes control of the Sinai Peninsula,
  ANNEXATION: Israel seizes control of the Golan Heights.
    Palestinians are displaced.
    Beginning of Infitah policy in Egypt as Sadat moves away from Soviet Union in wake of Six-Day War.
  INDEPENDENCE:  People’s Republic of South Yemen becomes independent.
  WAR: Biafra attempts to succeed from Nigeria triggering Nigerian Civil War.
1968     The enlargement of the Haram in Mecca is completed.
  EXPANSIONISM: Flag_of_Israel.svg Israel begins building Jewish settlements in territories occupied during the Six-day war.
  COUP: Ba’ath Party stages a bloodless military coup in Iraq.
1969   COUP: King Idris of Libya is ousted by a coup led by Colonel Qadhdhafi.
1970     Death of Gamal Abdel Nasser
    Anwar Sadat becomes president of Egypt and continues preparation of the army for the next war with Israel
1971     Bengalis in East Pakistan under the leadership of Sheikh Mujibur Rahman begin campaigning for independence from West Pakistan, prompting a heavy-handed military reprisal from Pakistani forces.
  WAR: India enters the conflict, causing the third Indo-Pakistani War which culminates in the creation of Bangladesh.
1972   TERROR ATTACKS:  Flag_of_Israel.svg  During the Summer Olympic Games in Munich, West Germany, eleven members of the Israeli Olympic team were taken hostage by Palestinian terrorist group Black September in what is known as the Munich massacre.
1973   OVERTHROW: King Zahir Shah of Afghanistan is overthrown.
  WAR:  Flag_of_Israel.svg Yom Kippur War, also known as 1973 Arab-Israeli War, amounting to a failed attempt to recapture the Sinai peninsula and Golan Heights by Egypt and Syria from Israel.
1974     Beginning of Infitah policy in Egypt, announced by Sadat in an “October paper,” representing a move away from Nasser-era socialism, an opening to western capital and a withdrawal from dependency on the USSR
    Organisation of Islamic Cooperation conference held in Lahore.
    Ahmadis declared kafir (non-Muslim) in Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
  INVASIONS: Turkey launched a military invasion on Cyprus 1974 following the coup d’état engineered by the Greek junta.
1975   INVASIONS: Indonesia invades and occupies East Timor.
  ASSASSINATION: King Faisal of Saudi Arabia is assassinated by his half-brother’s son Faisal bin Musa’id.
    Death of Elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam among African Americans in North America. 
    Warith Deen Muhammad assumes leadership of Nation of Islam and shifts movement toward Islamic Orthodoxy, renaming it American Muslim Mission.
  WAR: Sectarian civil war begins in Lebanon. Before it would end in 1991 outside powers, including Syria and Israel, would become involved, more than 100,000 would die and a million refugees would leave Lebanon.
1977   COUP: General Zia ul-Haq topples Prime Minister Bhutto in bloodless coup. Zia committed himself to a policy of “Islamization” of Pakistan.
1978   ASSASSINATION: Imam Musa Sadr, a Lebanese Shi’a leader is apparently assassinated after he disappears on a trip to Libya.
  RECOGNITION: Flag_of_Israel.svg  As part of the Camp David Accords, Egypt becomes the first Arab nation to recognize Israel.
    Israel returns the Sinai Peninsula to Egypt.
    Communist People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan seized power in Afghanistan in the Saur Revolution.
  WAR: Civil war ensues in Afghanistan
1979   OVERTHROW: Years of political tension and unrest in Iran climax as the autocratic Pahlavi regime is overthrown by a popular revolution.
  REPUBLIC: Iranian clerics led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini establish an Islamic government and declare Iran an Islamic Republic.
  TERROR ATTACKS: Groups of students loyal to the new regime seize control of the American embassy in Tehran and take 66 officials hostage.
  TERROR ATTACKS: Religious students in Saudi Arabia seize control of the Haram of Mecca, sparking a two-week standoff with Saudi security forces. The crisis comes to an end when Saudi forces storm the mosque, killing 237 of the 300 men and apprehending the remainder. All surviving conspirators in the plot are publicly executed.
  INVASIONS: The Soviet Union invades Afghanistan.
    Death of influential Islamist leader Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi.
1980     Muhammad Asad publishes his Magnum opus The Message of The Qur’an
  WAR: Iraq invades Iran, beginning the 8-year Iran–Iraq War.
  CAPITAL CITY: Flag_of_Israel.svg  In a move not recognized internationally, Israel confirms its capital as the united Jerusalem.
  COUP: General Evren deposes Turkish prime minister in a coup in which 500,000 were arrested. The military would rule for three years, then Evren acted as president until the end of 1989.
1981   TERROR ATTACKS: The 444-day Iranian hostage crisis comes to an end.
  ASSASSINATION: Egyptian president Anwar Sadat is assassinated by militants opposed to his autocratic policies and recognition of Israel Succeeded by Muhammad Hosni Mubarak.
1982     Demise of Hazrat Mirza Nasir Ahmad, 3rd Caliph of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam
    Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad elected 4th Caliph.
  INVASIONS: Flag_of_Israel.svg  Israel invades Lebanon.
1983   WAR: Second Sudanese Civil War breaks out after central government attempts to impose shariah law on non-Muslims. Two million would die in the course of the 22-year war, which resulted in the grant of Autonomy to the southern part of the state.
1987   INTIFADA: Flag_of_Israel.svg  First Intifada begins as Palestinians engage in widespread civil disobedience and strikes. The uprising lasts until 1993.
1988     The Iran–Iraq War comes to an end following much loss of life.
  WAR: Nagorno-Karabakh War, an ethnic conflict between ethnic Armenians and supported by the Republic of Armenia in the southeast corner of former Soviet Republic Azerbaijan.
  ASSASSINATION: President Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq of Pakistan was killed in a plane crash caused by a mysterious mid-air explosion.
    October riots,” a series of demonstrations and other street disturbances mainly by young people, take place in Algeria, contributing to the pressure which together with dismal economic conditions led to the abandonment of the one party system and adoption of a constitution with democratic elements.
1989   FATWĀ: On February 14 Shia religious leader and Iranian head of state Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issues fatwā calling on “zealous Muslims” to kill Salman Rushdie and the publishers of Satanic Verses, which is proclaimed a libel against “islam, the Prophet, and the Koran.”
    On June 3 Ayatollas Kohmeini dies and is succeeded by Ali Khamenei as the Supreme Leader of Iran.
    The Soviet Union withdraws the last of its forces from Afghanistan.
  CONFLICTS: Afghan mujahideen factions begin fighting each other.
1990   INVASIONS: Iraq invades Kuwait.
  UNIFICATION: North Yemen and South Yemen reunite.
1991     A coalition of United States-led forces attacks Iraq and reverses its attempted military annexation of Kuwait.
  SANCTIONS: US-backed economic sanctions are imposed on Iraq. The sanctions are widely blamed for subsequent dramatic increases in famine, birth defects, and infant mortality amongst Iraqis.
    The Soviet Union collapses.
  INDEPENDENCE: Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan, all predominantly Muslim former Soviet republics, become independent.
    Armenian military occupies one-sixth of Azerbaijani territory expelling over 800,000 ethnic Azerbaijanis from the occupied lands and Armenia proper.
    United Somali Congress topples regime of military dictator Siad Barre.
  WAR: The national military forces disband and form regional militias as part of Somali Civil War.
  WAR: Algerian Civil War begins after Islamic party Islamic Salvation Front (Front Islamique du Salut (FIS), which opposed state planning and supported state implementation of sharia laws, wins substantial majority of first stage of parliamentary elections.
  COUP: A military coup takes place and the FIS is banned and leaders imprisoned. The war would last until 2002.
1992     The 400-year-old Babri Masjid in Ayodhya, India is destroyed by Hindu extremists, sparking widespread religious rioting across India.
    United Nations Forces, mainly Americans, enter Somalia.
1993   TREATY:   Flag_of_Israel.svg Oslo I Accord between Israel and PLO signed.
1994   RECOGNITION:  Flag_of_Israel.svg  Jordan becomes the second of Israel‘s Arab neighbors to recognize Israel.
  WAR:   First war between Russia and Chechen Republic begins.
1995   ASSASSINATION:  Flag_of_Israel.svg Israel Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin assassinated by right-wing orthodox Jew over Oslo Accord.
1996     Taliban forces seize control of most of Afghanistan and declare the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan.
  POLITICS: After leading his Welfare Party to a surprise victory in the 1995 general elections, Necmettin Erbakan becomes the first pro-Islamic Prime Minister of modern Turkey.
    Al Jazeera Satellite Channel with loan from the Emir of Qatar launches Arab language satellite news service.
1998   NUCLEAR: Pakistan becomes the first Islamic republic to have the nuclear power as it successfully conducted five nuclear tests on May 28
  POLITICS: Amidst growing criticism of his economic policies, longtime Indonesian leader General Suharto resigns after over thirty years in power.
  POLITICS: Former deputy prime minister of Malaysia Anwar Ibrahim, a vocal critic of prime minister Mahathir Mohamad, is arrested and imprisoned on charges of sodomy.
  TERROR ATTACKS: Bombing of US Embassies in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam engineered by Al-Qaeda.
1999    WAR: Kargil war breaks out between Pakistan and India. Pakistan’s Army captured strategic points in Indian administered Kashmir including the areas of Point 5352, Dalu Nag, Bunker ridge and the Siddle Ridge. Later on Pakistan took control of the entire Kargil District from India but withdraw after intense international diplomatic pressure. However, point 5352, Dalu Nag, Bunker Ridge and Saddle Ridge remains in its control.
    Death of Jordan‘s King Hussein
    King Hussein’s son Abdullah is declared king of Jordan.
  INDEPENDENCE: Indonesia relinquishes control of East Timor, which is granted independence under a UN-sponsored act of self-determination.
  COUP: General Pervez Musharraf seizes control of Pakistan after a military coup against the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.
2000   INTIFADA: Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip begin the Al-Aqsa Intifada, prompted by Ariel Sharon‘s visit to a disputed religious site holy to both Jews and Muslims.
    President Hafez al-Assad of Syria dies of a heart attack. His son Bashar al-Assad is elected President by Syria‘s Majlis Al Shaa’b (Parliament).
  WAR: Second Chechen War.
    OCCUPATION: Russia occupies Grozny, the capital of Chechnya, in Second Chechen War.
  OVERTHROW: General Parvez Musharraf overthrows the democratically elected government of Nawaz Sharif in Pakistan.
  TERROR ATTACKS: Suicide attack on USS Cole kills 17 US sailors.
   X By the end of this century, global Muslim population had grown to almost one-fifth (20%) of the total driven by improved healthcare infrastructure.

ORIGINAL SOURCES: en.wikipedia.org

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