Treaty of Constantinople between Russia and Turkey (49 words)

Historical Context Note

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  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume Ottoman Writing and Culture, 1453-1922.


The Russian and Ottoman Empires sign the Treaty of Constantinople, dividing Persian territories between them. The intervention of France averts a war over this issue, producing a treaty that gives lands east of the Rivers Kurosh and Aras to Russia, and lands west of this point to the Ottomans.

Editors. "Treaty of Constantinople between Russia and Turkey". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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