Genealogy Projects tagged with ottoman empire on the Geni Family Tree

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  • The Crimean War (1853 – 1856)

    The Crimean War (October 1853 – February 1856) The object of this project is to assemble Geni Profiles of people who were involved in the Crimean wars and share stories about them. The Crimean War was a conflict between the Russian Empire and an alliance of the French Empire, the British Empire, the Ottoman Empire, and the Kingdom of Sardinia. The war was part of a long-running contest be...

  • April Uprising / Априлско въстание (1876)

    The April Uprising (Bulgarian: Априлско въстание) was an insurrection organised by the Bulgarians in the Ottoman Empire from April to May 1876, which indirectly resulted in the re-establishment of Bulgaria as an autonomous nation in 1878. About 1,000 Muslims were killed during the uprising, leading the regular Ottoman Army and irregular bashi-bazouk units to brutally crush the rebels, leading...