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Imperial governmental control was replaced by nation states whose formation has influenced the development of the South-Eastern region of Europe to this day. However, during the nineteenth century the picture began to change. The rebels requested support by the Greek state and put Greek major in Alexandroupoli. At the same time, the sincerity of the convert is a subject to suspicion and interrogation.

It was not so much his conversion but rather his many skills, among them an extensive command of languages, which allowed him to rise quickly and high. The same year, the Chief Muftiate organized campaigns to help provide food and shelter to Syrian refugees.

In the municipality of Dospat for example, only people out of answered the question on their religion and in the municipality of Satovcha only out of people did so. The ministries of the interior, exterior and finance instituted at the beginning of the nineteenth century were also part of the Sublime Porte. The same month, protesters threw stones and smoke bombs at the Jumaya Mosque in Plovdiv. The timariot timar holder was not the owner of the land, and consequently he was entitled only to the income realised from it. The general view is that they should be treated as a distinct minority group.

There, they converted to Islam. The Pomak dialects are on the Eastern side of the Yat isogloss of Bulgarian, yet many pockets of western Bulgarian speakers remain. His units achieved great successes against the rebels. They sent their sons as hostages to the Sultan's court in Edirne, among them George Kastrioti ca. Pomak language There is no specific Pomak dialect of the Bulgarian language.

The Treaty of Edirne determined that Moldavia and Wallachia would become a Russian protectorate under Ottoman suzerainty. The Bulgarian empire under the Shishmanids was not able to offer resistance, either, as it had been weakened by centrifugal forces.