Previous: The New WorldBack to Main Index DECLINE OF TURKISH EMPIRE: 1579 to 1908 Combined chronological listing covering this period Next: France under Bourbon Kings

1579 Start of decline of Turkish Empire with death of Sokolli
1683 Second siege of Vienna - last major Turkish attack on Europe
1699 Large Turkish concessions to Austria, Hungary and Poland
1831 Greece gains independence from Turkey with help from Britain
1882 Turks lose control of most of their old territories
1897 Greek-Turkish War
1908 "Young Turk" Revolution establishes constitution in Turkey

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