The Turks take Hungary

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Historical Context Note


The Turks make another invasion into Hungary. This time, they conquer the town of Visegrad and take the Hungarian crown jewels. Ottoman Sultan Suleiman I then organises the country into 12 sanjaks, with Buda as the administrative centre.
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Citation:
Editors. "The Turks take Hungary". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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