Today in European history: the Battle of Kosovo (1389)

Today is the anniversary of the 1389 Battle of Kosovo, the one that, unlike the 1448 Battle of Kosovo or the 1369 Battle of Kosovo or the 1831 Battle of Kosovo or the 1915 Battle of Kosovo, is the one most people probably think of when you say “the Battle of Kosovo” without specifying any … Continue reading Today in European history: the Battle of Kosovo (1389)

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Today in European history: the Second Battle of Kosovo ends (1448)

When you're talking about the "Battle of Kosovo" it's important to be specific. As far as I know, there have been at least five "Battles of Kosovo" fought over the years, and that's not including the Kosovo Operation in World War II and the 1998-1999 Kosovo War. Of those five battles, the Ottomans were major … Continue reading Today in European history: the Second Battle of Kosovo ends (1448)