Muslim Emigration from the Balkan Peninsula in the 19th Century: A Historical Outline

Krzysztof Popek

Abstrakt

The article presents the problem of Muslim emigration from the Balkan states (Bulgaria, Serbia, Greece, Romania, Montenegro) and other territories (Bosnia and Herzegovina), which were separated from the Ottoman Empire in the 19th century. The process is analyzed in the context of the power takeover by the Christians in these territories, and the  main reasons for the Muslim exodus. These migrations in the Balkans led to a great transformation in the spheres of politics, society, and culture.

Słowa kluczowe: Balkan Peninsula, Muslims in Balkans, Migrations, 19th Century
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