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Ottoman Empire Colonization (1534-1881)[edit | edit source]

The first Ottoman conquest of Tunisia took place in 1534. However, it wasn't until the final Ottoman reconquest of Tunisia from Spain in 1574 that the Turks permanently acquired the former Hafsid Tunisia, retaining it until the French occupation of Tunisia in 1881.[1]


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French Colonization (1881-1956)[edit | edit source]

The French protectorate of Tunisia was established in 1881, during the French colonial Empire era, and lasted until Tunisian independence in 1956.[2]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Ottoman Tunisia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, htps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ottoman_Tunisia, accessed 13 August 2019.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "French Protectorate of Tunisia," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_protectorate_of_Tunisia, accessed 13 August 2019.