Editors. "Tunis throws off Turkish suzerainty". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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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.