extinct Oghuz Turkic people

The Pechenegs or Patzinaks (Turkish: Peçenekler, Hungarian: Besenyő, Greek: Patzinaki/Petsenegi or Πατζινάκοι/Πετσενέγοι/Πατζινακίται, Latin: Pacinacae, Bisseni /in Hungarian diplomas) were a semi-nomadic Turkic people of the Central Asian steppes speaking the Pecheneg language which belonged to the Turkic language family. In 1766 Pechenegs are mentioned in Pécs and Surroundings.[1]

Eastern Europe, showing the area of main Pecheneg settlement, c.1015.


  1. "Die Moschee Gazi Khassim in Pecs". Archived from the original on 2023-01-26. Retrieved 2023-01-26.