Osmanlı Macaristan'ında Son Kale: Temeşvar'ın Osmanlı Hakimiyetinden Çıkması (1716)

Bekir Gökpınar
2019 Osmanlı Araştırmaları  
In 1552, Timişoara fell under Ottoman suzerainty and it became centre of the province. It has great strategic importance for protecting the Transylvania region. Timişoara which was under Ottoman rule for a long time, remained the seat of an Ottoman administrative unit even after the 1699 Treaty of Karlowitz. But when the Austro-Turkish War started, Timişoara was put on the agenda again. In 1716, Damad Ali Pasha's Petrovaradin expedition ended with a great defeat, and then the Habsburgs first
more » ... Habsburgs first directed their forces against Timişoara, the capital of the Banat region/plain, and not against Belgrade. Timişoara was the last Ottoman fortification on the northern side of the Danube and Ottomans could not provide enough support there. The town resisted for a long time, but it surrendered when the expected relief did not come.
doi:10.18589/oa.632399 fatcat:iq7wxgba3re6bhhrrzsjv5tgiy