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  Battle of Mohács - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Battle of Mohács (Hungarian: mohácsi csata or mohácsi vész, Turkish: Mohaç Savaşı or Mohaç Meydan Savaşı) was fought on August 29, 1526 between the Hungarian army led by Louis II and the Ottoman army led by Suleiman the Magnificent.
The battle meant the end of the independent Kingdom of Hungary, but the Ottoman forces withdrew in September and the territory was contested by the Habsburg Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, Louis's brother-in-law and successor by treaty with King Ladislaus.
This battle is sometimes compared to the battles of Nicopolis and Crécy in the 14th century, where slow knights in heavy armor suffered major defeats at the hands of less armored opposition equipped with ranged weapons.
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 Emperor Jovan Nenad - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In the battle of Mohac on august 29 1526, Ottoman Turkey destroyed the army of Hungarian-Czech king Louis Jagellion, who was killed on the battlefield.
After this battle Hungary ceases to be independent state and became devided in three parts: Royal Hungary on the North and West became austrian province, Transylvania on the East became semi-independent state under Ottoman sovereignty, and a large part of it, former Central and Southern Hungary, became part of the Ottoman Empire.
Right after the battle of Mohac, he appeared between Tisa and Danube as a leader of a Serbian regiment, and for a short time he banished Turks from Backa and started to rule it, as well as parts of Banat and Srem.
www.eastcleveland.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Emperor_Jovan_Nenad   (765 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Battle of Mohács   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Battle of Mohács was fought on August 29 is the 241st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (242nd in leap years), with 124 days remaining.
This battle is sometimes compared to the Battle of Crécy Conflict Hundred Years War Date August 26, 1346 Place South of Calais, near Crécy_en_Ponthieu Result Decisive English victory The Battle of Crécy took place on August 26, 1346, near Crécy_en_Ponthieu, in the Somme département of northern France and...
Battle of Crécy that happened 180 years before on the other end of the continent, because there the slow A statue of an armoured knight of the Middle Ages For the chess piece, see knight (chess).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Battle-of-Moh%E1cs   (1153 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Battle-of-Adrianople-(378)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The second Battle of Adrianople (August 9, 378) was fought between a Roman army led by the Emperor Valens and Germanic tribes (mainly Visigoths and Ostrogoths, assisted by some non-Germanic Alans) commanded by Turkey) and ended with an overwhelming victory for the Germanic tribes.
The battle was a devastating blow for the late empire.
They see in the battle the advent of heavy cavalry and the decline of the infantry, marking the beginning of a thousand years of superiority of cavalry over infantry.
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 World History 1675- 1700 AD
Along the Danube River in present Hungary the Ottomans were decisively defeated at the Battle of Mohacs.
Eugene of Saxony the commander of Imperial troops in Hungary killed 20,000 Ottomans captured the Ottoman treasury, all of its artillery and provisions and 10 of theSultans wives.
After the battle the treaty of Karlowitz is signed in which the Ottomans are forced to cede Croatia, Hungary Transilvania and Sovenia to Austria.
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 Battle of Mohacs: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Battle of Mohacs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Battle of Mohacs: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Battle of Mohacs
The Battle of Mohacs (August 29, 1526) was fought between the Hungarian army led by Louis II and the Ottoman army led by Suleiman the Magnificent.
It meant the end of the Kingdom of Hungary[?] but the Ottoman forces withdrew in September and the territory ended up split between the Ottomans and the Habsburg Ferdinand.
www.encyclopedian.com /ba/Battle-of-Mohacs.html   (382 words)

  
 Battle of Mohacs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
In fact, after the victory at the Battle of Mohacs, it extended precisely to the region that had served as the Hunnic base in the 5th century.
When we compare the battle, its preliminaries, and its consequences with the Battle of Chalons in 451, we can say a little more fully what the battle was and also see more fully what Europe had become by this time.
The Battle of Mohacs was fought far to the east of the Battle of Chalons.
www.uncg.edu /dcl/courses/fastforward/wcv101/content/unit15/mohacs1.htm   (1318 words)

  
 The Fall of The Medieval Kingdom of Hungary: Mohacs 1526 - Buda 1541
The sourceson the strictly military aspects of the battle of Mohacs are evenscantier and less reliable than those relating to politics.
Moreover,the area of Mohacs, including the battlefield, has undergoneconsiderable change over time: villages vanished and new ones werebuilt, the bed of the Danube and of the smaller rivers in the regionhave shifted as a result, causing the wet swampy areas, so extensiveat one time, to disappear.
Between that field [i.e., the battleground of Mohacs] and the Dravathere is a large swamp resulting from the overflow of a riser.
www.hungarian-history.hu /lib/warso/warso19.htm   (4081 words)

  
 The Wargamer - Board Game Review: Suleiman the Magnificent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Suleiman the Magnificent is a fast-paced tactical level board game that portrays the Battle of Mohacs in 1526 where the forces of the Ottoman Empire decisively defeated the Hungarian Army.
It is an uphill battle for the Hungarians, who start with a slight advantage, but are soon heavily outnumbered by Ottoman reinforcements.
There are differing sources and opinions on many of the aspects of the Ottoman conquest of Hungary and the Battle of Mohacs.
www.wargamer.com /reviews/suleiman   (836 words)

  
 Lmntl Crafts - Mohacs
Most Hungarians associate the name Mohács with the 1526 battle bearing its name, in which the Hungarian army suffered a devastating defeat at the hands of the Ottoman Turks.
It was the decisive Battle of Mohács, in which thousands were killed and the 20-year-old Hungarian king Lajos II drowned in the Csele stream, that set the stage for 150 years of Ottoman rule of Hungary.
Today, there is a memorial park outside of town, for which artists have created modern versions of traditional Hungarian wooden grave markers to commemorate the battle and honor the dead.
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 The Fall of The Medieval Kingdom of Hungary: Mohacs 1526 - Buda 1541
To reconstruct the Hungarian battle plan one must start from thepremise that whatever side is compelled to remain on the defensivebecause of its relative weakness may improve its chances by choosingthe right terrain; in other words, the weaker side must meet the foeat the spot where the latter's attack would run into the greatestdifficulties.
Only later, towards the end of the battle, did we notice that this place was swarming with the troops known as janissaries, who completely filled the area even beyond the houses of the village....
On the other hand, the order of battle was most appropriatefor a desperate tout-va rush--to rush the enemy's opposite wing byboth wings, then bend towards the center of the enemy formationand attack it simultaneously with the Hungarian center and thesecond echelon.
www.hungarianhistory.com /lib/warso/warso24.htm   (3389 words)

  
 Siege of Vienna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Siege of Vienna of 1529, as distinct from the Battle of Vienna in 1683, represented the farthest advance into Central Europe of the Ottoman Empire, and of all the clashes between the armies of Christianity and Islam might be signaled as the battle that finally stemmed the previously-unstoppable Turkish forces.
In August of 1526, Sultan Suleiman I (also known colloquially as Suleiman the Lawgiver or Suleiman the Magnificent) smashed the forces of King Lajos II of Hungary at the Battle of Mohacs.
The majority of the mines were discovered before any damage could be done, but constant digging exhausted Viennese capabilities and on 5 October two mines exploded beneath the Salt Gate, leaving room enough for a company of soldiers to break through.
www.sciencedaily.com /encyclopedia/siege_of_vienna   (2056 words)

  
 Mohács on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
With a poorly equipped and badly organized army of 28,000, Louis joined battle with a Turkish army of 200,000.
The king and almost 25,000 of his army were killed in the battle; the rest were taken captive and massacred.
Mohács was also the scene (1687) of a Turkish defeat by Charles V of Lorraine, which hastened the end of Turkish rule in Hungary.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/M/Mohacs.asp   (324 words)

  
 August 29
This was the critical battle that sealed the fate of Hungary, which had been the "Shield of Christianity" against the Ottoman menace for over 200 years.
The battle field chosen by the Hungarians was across a river the Turks had to cross.
Louis was spirited off of the battle field but was thrown in the stream when his horse reared.
webpages.charter.net /astroweaver/history/aug29.html   (1388 words)

  
 The Fall of The Medieval Kingdom of Hungary: Mohacs 1526 - Buda 1541
Once these matters regarding the battle had been presented to the members of the assembly even those who thought in simple terms were so terrorized by this terrible betrayal that they unanimously opted for battle.
We are correct and justified, therefore, in condemning the audacious and foolhardy individuals who decided in favor of battle in spite of the unfavorable omens, who threw the brave and gentle young king as prey to the enemy, and sent the fatherland into misfortune and destruction, and in damning them with the most atrocious curses.
Perhaps he was in favor of battle not only because ofnegative factors, i.e., the difficulties of carrying out a retreat, butalso because he had a plan that raised the prospect of a victory butwhich he could not mention for the sake of secrecy.
www.hungarianhistory.com /lib/warso/warso23.htm   (3073 words)

  
 Constitution of Transylvania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
he battle of Mohacs occurred in 1526, when the king of Hungary fell in action and the Turks’ advance towards the middle of Europe – as the Turks formed the pashalik of Buda in 1541 – led to essential geopolitical modifications.
The kingdom of Hungary was shared between the Ottomans and the dynasty of Austria, while Transylvania became a principality submitted to the same rules as the two Romanian principalities situated in the South and the East of the Carpathians.
It was exerted at two levels, the superior one of the four confessions of the political nations – the Catholicism, the Calvinism, the Lutheranism and the Unitarianism – which benefited by the same privileges as the inferior one – and the Orthodox confession of the Romanians, which was the only one tolerated.
www3.europole.u-nancy.fr /anglais/RO/romania/1_07.htm   (244 words)

  
 The Wargamer - 1000 Years of War in Review
The Battle of Mohacs in 1687 is another victory for Charles as the Turks are defeated under Suleiman Pasha.
The British were victorious in the first battle off Dover on 19 May (1652), and repeated another victory at the Battle of the Kentish Knock.
Battle of the Dunes (1658) ends in victory for English and French forces against the Spanish, leading to the surrender of Dunkirk to the English.
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Perhaps it hides the word chain of the remains of a certain size of "arable land".
According to a legend, after the Battle of Mohács (1526), the only thing that saved the nearby communities from total destruction that the prettiest girl had to kiss the seam of the Sultans robe.
During the Battle of Mohács (1526), the Hungarian Armies Food Supply Division was stationed here.
www.mohacs.hu /lanycsok/english.htm   (754 words)

  
 The Maylád de Szunyogszeg Family
He survived the battle of Mohács in 1526 and returned to Transylvania through upper Hungary.
According to the work of Makkai László entitled "Joint History of Hungarians and Rumanians", the widow of King Lajos II who was slain at the battle of Mohács, fled to Pozsony (now Bratislava, Slovakia) and before returning to her home country, Spain, donated the estates of Szeben to Maylád István.
The King's gift to István was a reward for the latter's support and surrender of the treasures of King Lajos II slain during the battle of Mohács.
www.geocities.com /tmajlath/mayldde.html   (936 words)

  
 Station Information - Battle of Mohacs
It meant the end of the Kingdom of Hungary but the Ottoman forces withdrew in September and the territory ended up split between the Ottomans and the Hapsburg Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria.
See also: History -- Military history -- List of battles -- History of Hungary -- History of Turkey -- Ottoman Empire
The Fall of The Medieval Kingdom of Hungary, Part 3: The Battle of Mohacs
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 Battle of Mohács   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
History — Militaryhistory — List of battles — History of Hungary — History of the Ottoman Empire
The Battle of Mohács was fought on August 29, 1526 between the Hungarian army led by Louis II and the Ottoman army led by Suleiman theMagnificent.
It meant the end of the Kingdom of Hungary but theOttoman forces withdrew in September and the territory ended up split between the Ottomans and the Hapsburg Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria.
www.therfcc.org /battle-of-moh%E1cs-131073.html   (364 words)

  
 Czech and Slovak History: An Annotated Bibliography (European Reading Room, Library of Congress)
Alfoldi, Laszlo M. "The Battle of Mohacs, 1526." In From Hunyadi to Rakoczi: War and Society in Late Medieval and Early Modern Hungary, 1982 [Chapter 4, Bak and Kiraly]: 189-201.
Domonkos, Leslie S. "The Battle of Mohacs As a Cultural Watershed." In From Hunyadi to Rakoczi: War and Society in Late Medieval and Early Modern Hungary, 1982 [Chapter 4, Bak and Kiraly]: 203-24.
Zacek, Joseph F. "Frantisek Palacky and 'The Battle of the Manuscripts'." 1984.
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 Variety.com - Reviews - The Battle of Mohacs
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Title refers to a famous battle in 1526 in which the Magyars, after the death of strong King Matyas, were thrashed by Turkish sultan Suleyman, had their country carved into three, and saw the middle part ruled by Turks for the next 150 years.
Battle signified the end of Hungary as a significant independent power.
www.variety.com /review/VE1117923013?categoryid=31&cs=1   (528 words)

  
 The Fall of The Medieval Kingdom of Hungary: Mohacs 1526 - Buda 1541
Strength of the Hungarian Forces on the Eve of the Battle
The Advance of the Ottoman Army to the Battlefield.
Mohacs from the Ottoman Point of View: Triumph or Failure?
www.hungarian-history.hu /lib/warso/index.htm   (190 words)

  
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The Battle of Panipat in India, and the Moghul conquest; Babur makes his capital at Delhi and Agra.
The Ottomans are defeated at the naval Battle of Lepanto, and their dominance in the Mediterranean is brought to a close.
The Battle of the Three Kings at Qasr al-Kabir in Morocco.
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