Niš rebellion (1821)

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The Niš rebellion broke out in Niš in 1821, suppressed by the Ottomans the same year. It was led by a Serb revolutionary organization, the Niš Secret Organization (Hишка тајна организација), created in 1820 by Orthodox priest Melentije.[1] It was influenced by the Greek revolutionary organization, Filiki Eteria (Society of Friends).[1] The muhafiz of the Pashaluk of Niš in 1821 was Husein-paša, who was also the commander of the Niš garrison with 8,000 soldiers.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Mirčetić 1994, p. 90.

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  • Milić, Danica (1983). Istorija Niša: Od najstarijih vremena do oslobođenja od Turaka 1878. godine. Gradina.
  • Milićević, Milan (1888). Поменик знаменитих људи у српскога народа новијега доба. Srpska kraljevska štamparija. pp. 443–446. (Public Domain)
  • Mirčetić, Dragoljub (1994). Vojna istorija Niša. 2. Prosveta.