Unsuccessful expedition by Charles V against Algeria

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Historical Context Note

Charles V makes a naval expedition to Algiers, but storms put paid to his efforts, and the Ottoman Turks remain in command of this portion of the Mediterranean.

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Editors. "Unsuccessful expedition by Charles V against Algeria". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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