The Perils of Eighteenth-Century Peacemaking: Austria and the Treaty of Belgrade, 1739

  title={The Perils of Eighteenth-Century Peacemaking: Austria and the Treaty of Belgrade, 1739},
  author={Karl A. Roider},
  journal={Central European History},
  pages={195 - 207}
  • Karl A. Roider
  • Published 1 September 1972
  • History
  • Central European History
The Treaty of Belgrade, concluded in 1739, ended over fifty years of Austrian expansion at the expense of the Ottoman Empire. From the siege of Vienna in 1683 to the Peace of Passarowitz in 1718, the Austrians enjoyed almost absolute supremacy on the battlefield and at the peace table, forcing the Turks deep into the Balkan peninsula and adding to the Habsburg possessions such cities as Buda, Pest, Timişoara, Cluj, Debrecen, and finally Belgrade, guardian of the confluence of the Danube and… 
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Maria Theresa
She is most unusually ambitious and hopes to make the House of Austria more renowned than it has
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I. Der Türkenfeldzug von 1739 und der Friede zu Belgrad
Oesterreich war durch den Prinzen von Savoyen zu einer bis dahin fast unerhörten Fülle von Macht und Glanz gelangt. Aber dieser Glanz und diese Macht schienen an die Person des Mannes geknüpft zu