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Battle of Preveza

Battle of Preveza (1538) is a naval battle between Ottoman fleet commanded by Barbaros Hayrettin[?] (Barbarossa or Khayr ad-Din) and a much larger allied fleet commanded by the great Genoese admiral Andrea Doria[?] fought near Preveza[?] off the Adriatic coast. Barbaros defeated the combined Spanish-Venetian fleet thus making the Ottomans the leading Power in the Mediterranean Sea until their defeat at Battle of Lepanto (1571).



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