The Thorvaldsens Museum Archives

Comment on Barbary States and Thorvaldsen

Cf. Wandel, op. cit., p. 1:

  • King Louis 9. the Saint of France sailed to Tunis in 1270 as part of the Eighth Crusade.
  • Holy Roman Emperor Charles 5. conquered Tunis from Khair ad-Din Barbarossa (1475-1546), in 1535.
  • English, French, and Dutch expeditions in the eighteenth century.

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