The Treaty of Sistova (Turkish: Ziştovi Anlaşması) ended the Austro-Turkish War (1787–91) (and, by extension, the Ottoman–Habsburg wars) between the Ottoman Empire and Austria. It was signed in Sistova in present-day Bulgaria on August 4, 1791.
But in the treaty of Sistova, Austria's gains were very meagre: only the town of Orşova and two small places on the Croatian frontier were ceded to Austria.
One reason was the threat of an attack from Silesia by Prussia, Ottoman's ally. Another reason was the outbreak of the French Revolution, which demanded Austria's urgent attention. The Convention of Reichenbach between Prussia and Austria settled their differences and led to an alliance against France : the Declaration of Pillnitz of August 27.
Austria had to abandon any expansion at the expense of the Ottoman Empire; in return Prussia promised not to expand to the east and not to support the Brabant Revolution.
This treaty between Emperor Leopold II and Sultan Selim III ended the Austro-Ottoman Wars, as Austria didn't participate anymore in the Russian-led wars against the Ottomans during the 19th and 20th century.
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