Hadži Prodan's Revolt

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Hadži Prodan's Revolt (Serbian: Хаџи Проданова Буна / Hadži Prodanova Buna) was an interphase between the two major uprisings in Serb populated parts of the Ottoman Empire. Despite the collapse of the First Serbian Uprising in 1813, the tensions in the Pashaluk of Belgrade nevertheless persisted. In 1814 a revolt was launched by Hadži Prodan Gligorijević, one of the veterans of the First Serbian Uprising, hence its name. He knew the Turks would arrest him, so he thought it would be the best to resist the Ottomans; Miloš Obrenović, another veteran, felt the time was not right for an uprising and did not provide assistance. Hadži Prodan's Uprising soon failed and he fled to Austria. After the failure of the revolt, the Turks inflicted more persecution against the Serbs, such as high taxation and forced labor. In March 1815, Serbs had several meetings and decided upon a new revolt (Second Serbian Uprising).