Category - European
The Crimean War of 1853-1856 was a short but decisive war fought between the alliance of Britain, the Ottoman Empire, France, and the kingdom of Sardinia-Piedmont (Italy) against the Russian Empire.
The weakness of the Ottoman Empire made Russia aspire for a protectorate in the Balkan region of Walachia and Moldavia.
Articles in this category cover European History from the Crimean War of 1853-1856 to present. Major topics include the French Revolution, Napoleonic Wars, World War I and II and others.