Ottoman Period

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Varna during the period 14th – 18th c.

There are still no secure sources indicating when exactly the Ottoman Turks conquerred Varna. The information by the Ottoman historian Mehmed Neshri, that the first attempt to seize the city was made by Yachshi beg, general of Ali pasha, in 1388, is well known. However, the first attempt probably failed and the Ottomans seized the city next year – 1389. This year the bishop seat of Varna...... read more »

Type: Publication| Historic Period : Ottoman Period