Who fought in the Italo-Turkish War?
The Italo-Turkish War (1911-1912) was fought over Ottoman Libya, populated by 1.5 to 2.5 million (mostly Arab and Berber Muslims) living in coastal cities (including some 1,000 Italian citizens) and those living mainly as tribesmen in the hinterland.
What were the main events of the Italo-Turkish War?
- Annexation of Tripolitania and the Dodecanese Islands.
- Start of the First Balkan War.
- Start of the Libyan resistance movement.
Who won the Italo-Turkish War?
|Date||September 29, 1911 – October 18, 1912 (1 year, 2 weeks and 5 days)|
|Location||Ottoman Libya, Aegean Sea, Eastern Mediterranean, Red Sea|
|Result||Italian victory; start of the First Balkan War and Libyan resistance movement|
Did Turkey ever invade Italy?
In the summer of 1480, a force of nearly 20,000 Ottoman Turks under the command of Gedik Ahmed Pasha invaded southern Italy.