Treaty of Belgrade
The Treaty of Belgrade was the peace treaty
Peace treaty
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 signed on September 18, 1739 in Belgrade
Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. According to official results of Census 2011, the city has a population of 1,639,121. It is one of the 15 largest cities in Europe...

, Habsburg Kingdom of Serbia (today Republic of Serbia), by the Ottoman Empire
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 on one side and the Habsburg Monarchy
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 on the other.

This treaty ended the hostilities of the two-year Austro-Turkish War, 1737-1739, in which the Habsburgs joined Imperial Russia in its fight against the Ottomans. With the Treaty of Belgrade, the Habsburgs ceded Kingdom of Serbia with Belgrade, southern part of the Banat of Temeswar
Banat of Temeswar
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 and northern Bosnia to the Ottomans, and Oltenia
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, gained by the Treaty of Passarowitz
Treaty of Passarowitz
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 in 1718, to Wallachia
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 (an Ottoman subject), and set the demarcation line to the rivers Sava and Danube
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. The Habsburg withdrawal forced Russia to accept peace at the Russo-Turkish War, 1735-1739
Russo-Turkish War, 1735-1739
Russo–Turkish War of 1735–1739, a war between Russia and the Ottoman Empire, caused by intensified contradictions over the results of the War of the Polish Succession of 1733–1735 and endless raids by the Crimean Tatars...

 with the Treaty of Niš, whereby it was allowed to build a port at Azov
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, gaining a foothold on the Black Sea
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The Treaty of Belgrade has effectively ended the Kingdom of Serbia which had existed since 1718. The Kingdom of Serbia would await the next Habsburg-Ottoman war to be temporarily reestablished in 1788 with the help of Koča Anđelković.

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