Today in European history: the Battle of Mohács (1526)

First of all, let’s not confuse this battle with the 1687 Battle of Mohács, which we’ve previously mentioned. The two battles of Mohács were quite different in both timing and result. This one took place in 1526 when the Ottoman Empire was still expanding into Europe. The other one happened 160 years later with the Ottomans on the retreat. This one ended with an Ottoman victory, the other an Ottoman defeat.

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