Fort Jesus, Mombasa Built in 1593 by the Portuguese in East Africa. This fort was the major foothold in East Africa until 1728 when they were driven out by an Afro-Arab siege.
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RESOURCE: Ralph's World Civilizations, Chapter 21
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