Nationalism in Southeastern Europe

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Nationalism in Southeastern Europe; the Crumbling Ottoman Empire; Austria-Hungary 1. Serbia a. Kara George (Black George)- in 1804 the first nationalistic Serbian revolution erupted against the Ottomans revolution erupted against the Ottomans under the leadership of Kara George, his personality led to internal conflict among the revolutionaries and the Ottomans suppressed the rebellion in 1813 b. Milosh Obrenovich- in 1815 Obrenovich forces the Ottomans to yield some level of autonomy to Serbia, and most importantly they were granted the right to have an assembly at Belgrade…Obrenovich detested Kara George and had proven far more effective at gaining concessions than George had…in 1817 Obrenovich is chosen as prince of Serbia, before being chose as prince Kara George had returned and soon murdered by agents of Obrenovich…in 1830 Obrenovich was recognized as a hereditary prince of Serbia which meant that the Obrenovich dynasty would rule Serbia within the bounds of the Ottoman Empire…in 1839 Obrenovich was forced off the throne in favor of two familial successors due to his growing autocratic style c. Karageorgevich-Obrenovich Feud- in 1842, Michael Obrenovich was on the throne when a revolt broke out and he was overthrown by Alexander Karageorgevich, Alexander promised to expand Serbia but faced the opposition of the Great Powers, although his popularity was initially high his failure saw that decline and he was disposed in 1858 and Milosh Obrenovich returned to the throne and rules for two years taking vengeance on anyway who had helped to overthrow him in 1839… Michael retakes the throne in 1860 and rules until 1868 when he is assassinated by the Karageorgevich family, his cousin Milan rules for a year 2. Montenegro- Serbian speaking people, very mountainous region, unique in that they had never been fully subdued by the Ottoman Empire, ruled by a prince bishop who was both the head of state and the orthodox church, from the 1690’s the office of prince bishop passed from uncle to nephew in the house of Petrovich-Njegosh and was secularized in 1852 when prince and bishop were separated…Nicholas I- rules from 1860-1918 3. Romania a. Moldavia and Walachia- after a brief war the Russians secured Moldavia and Walachia to be autonomous states under the control of the Ottoman Empire (much like Serbia), Russian influences last up until the Crimean
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2008 for the course HIST 0011 taught by Professor Proctor during the Spring '08 term at Tufts.

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