Spanish Capture of Bougie (Bugia) 1510

In 1510 a Spanish expedition, commanded by Pedro Navarro, took Bougie (Bugia) on the Mediterranean coast of eastern Algeria. Attempts by Muslim Corsairs to retake Bougie/Bugia in 1512 and 1515 failed. The Spanish held on to Bugia until 1555.

Article Pedro Navarro, from EB 1911
Den udenrigspolitiske ekspansion - skabelsen af en stormagt (Foreign Expansion - Creation of a Great Power), from Spanien under "Los Reyes Catolicos", in Danish
Africa and the Middle East 1300-1615, by Sanderson Beck
Algeria, Tunisia and Libya 1504-1569, from Encyclopedia of World History
Article Barbarossa, from EB 1911
Article Bougie, from EB 1911

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First posted on March 9th 2004, last revised on November 17th 2004

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