Tunis throws off Turkish suzerainty

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Historical Context Note

Husseinite dynasty of Beys becomes the ruling family in Tunis, and the city throws off the Turkish suzerainty under which it has lived since the late sixteenth century.
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Citation:
Editors. "Tunis throws off Turkish suzerainty". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17053, accessed 21 December 2014.]