Today in European history: the Battle of Vienna (1683)

So yesterday, when we talked about the Great Siege of Malta, I mentioned toward the end that the Ottomans, despite losing that siege, were still one of the great military powers in the Mediterranean region (if not the greatest military power) for another century or more. Well, by 1683 it had been a century or more, and that … Continue reading Today in European history: the Battle of Vienna (1683)

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