Migration of the Gagauz People into Moldova

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Title

Migration of the Gagauz People into Moldova

Subject

Moldova, Part 2

Description

The Gagauz people are an Orthodox Turkic people mostly living in Moldova. Originally living in Bulgaria, they were given incentives to re-settle to Moldova by the Russians following the Russo-Turkish wars in order to settle an under-cultivated region.

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Group 1

Source

Menz, Astrid. "The Gagauz." Çagatay & Kuban (2006): 370-383.

"GAGAUZIA." HUNMAGYAR.ORG. N.p., n.d. Web. 18 Feb. 2014. <http://www.hunmagyar.org/turan/caucasus/gagauz.html>.

Date

1812-1846

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Duration

1812-1846

Event Type

Migration

Participants

Gagauz people living in Bulgaria, imperial Russia

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