Today in European history: the Battle of Saint Gotthard (1664)

The Battle of Vienna in 1683 is generally regarded as the Ottoman Empire‚Äôs high water mark, since it put the empire on the defensive and eventually led to the 1699 Treaty of Karlowitz, the first truly disadvantageous treaty the Ottomans ever concluded with other European powers. If you look at the 1664 Battle of Saint Gotthard, … Continue reading Today in European history: the Battle of Saint Gotthard (1664)