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The Lighthouse of Alexandria
   is situated in (what is now)   
Egypt
It was situated on the ancient island of Pharos which today is a promontory within the city of Alexandria. Two earthquakes in 1303 and 1323 left a significant impression on the structure. A medieval fort was built in 1480 by the Egyptian Sultan Qaitbay on the same spot where the Lighthouse once stood. Stone and marble from the fallen structure were used to build the fort.
P. D. James
   wrote   
The Lighthouse
2007. Theakston's Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award (longlistCommander Dalgliesh is called in to solve a murder on an island full of dirty secrets
1972
   the winner was   
The Lighthouse
Composed by Ron Hinson
Gustaf Dalén
   invented   
The Lighthouse Beacon Sun Valve
In 1907 he invented the ingenious sun valve which automatically switches on lighthouse beacons when darkness falls and switches them off at dawn.
Virginia Woolf
   wrote   
To the Lighthouse
1927
Bella Bathurst
   won the award for the book   
The Lighthouse Stevensons
2000






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