106 Karađorđe

As the Serbian Uprising and the Napoleonic Wars rage, shifting alliances create new geopolitical realities before anyone can adapt. Meanwhile, the Ottomans frantically try to reform themselves to survive in this fast-changing world. Amidst the chaos, a new Sultan comes to power who may just have what it takes.




Major Characters in this Episode

Sultan Selim III

Sultan Mustafa IV

Sultan Mahmut II

Mohammad Ali

Karadjordje

Mustafa Bayrakdar

Mikhail Kutuzov


Timeline for this Episode

  • 1806-1812: 100,000 Bulgarians flee into exile following wars

  • June 1808, the governor of Ruse Alemdar Mustafa Pasha attempts to reinstate Selim

  • 1808, Mustafa IV replaced by Mahmut II

  • 1809, Treaty of the Dardanelles

  • 1809, Karadjordje issues proclamation in Belgrade

  • 1810, rebellion against Karadjordje

  • 1811, Muhammad Ali massacres Mamluk remnant in Egypt

  • 1811-1818, Ottoman Saudi War

  • 1812, Treaty of Bucharest

  • 1813, First Serbian Uprising finally crushed


Southeastern Europe following the 1812 Treaty of Bucharest

Mustafa Bayrakdar, governor of Ruse














The Skull Tower of Nis













Sultan Mahmut II

Russian General Kutuzov

Serbian territory in 1813