The Ottoman Empire in the late Seventeenth century
“By the 1680s the Ottoman Empire had reached its maximum extent, but the Ottoman failure to capture Vienna in 1683 marked the beginning of a long and inexorable decline that ended with the empire’s collapse after World War I.” [book] The Ottoman Empire at its greatest extent.
Donald Kagan et al. The Western Heritage Since 1300. (p. 494)
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