- Treaty of Passarowitz
The Treaty of Passarowitz or Treaty of Požarevac was the
peace treatysigned in Požarevac(Serbian Cyrillic: Пожаревац, German: "Passarowitz", Turkish: "Pasarofça", Hungarian: "Pozsarevác"), a town in modern Serbia, on July 21, 1718between the Ottoman Empireon one side and the Habsburg Monarchyof Austriaand the Republic of Veniceon the other.
During the years
1714- 1718, the Ottomans had been successful against Venice in Greeceand Crete, but had been defeated at Petrovaradin ( 1716) by the Austrian troops of Prince Eugene of Savoy.
The treaty reflected the military situation. The Ottoman Empire lost the
Banat of Temeswar, northern Serbia(including Belgrade), northern Bosnia and Lesser Walachia ( Oltenia) to Austria. Venice lost its possessions on the Peloponnesuspeninsula and on Crete, gained by the Treaty of Karlowitz, retaining only the Ionian Islands, cities of Prevezaand Artaand Dalmatia. Northern Bosnia, northern Serbia including Belgradeand Lesser Walachia were regained by Ottoman Empire in 1739by the Treaty of Belgrade.
List of treaties
* [http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9058654/Treaty-of-Passarowitz Encyclopedia Britannica - Treaty of Passarowitz]
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