The Ottoman army included janissaries (paid warriors) and sipahis (vassal knights).
The devastating defeat in the battle against the Ottomans marked the end of an era in Hungarian history.
Hungarian King Władysław I died in the lost battle fought against the Ottomans.
The castle of Belgrade (Nándorfehérvár) was one of the most important components in the chain of Hungarian border forts.
The cannon was an important type of firearms at the beginning of modern history, widespread both on land and water.
A brick castle in South-East Hungary; its oldest parts were probably built in the late 14th century.
Emperor Franz Joseph I and the beautiful Elisabeth got married in Vienna in 1854, but their marriage was unfortunately an unhappy one.
Remnants of Ottoman architecture in Hungary include the Gazi Kasim Pasha Mosque in Pécs and the Minaret of Eger.
A major battle in the history of Ottoman-Hungarian wars in the 15th century. Its memory is preserved by the noon bells that are still rung every day in...
The castle of Eger got its final shape and became an important component in the new chain of border forts in the 16th century.
One of the positive influences of the Ottoman invasion of Europe was the construction of baths.
The defenders of Eger Castle invented a lethal weapon, a water wheel packed with gunpowder and oil, which proved effective against the Ottoman besiegers in...
Caliphs, considered successors of the Prophet Muhammad, were the most important religious leaders of Islam.
The Ottoman fleet suffered a catastrophic defeat by the fleet of the Holy League.
Maharajas were Hindu rulers of large regions of India.
The French monarch got his epithet because of his opulent and extravagant lifestyle.
The Emperor of the vast Far-Eastern empire was the lord of life and death.
Medieval kings were typically depicted sitting on their thrones, wearing a crown and the Royal regalia.
The ruler of the vast Mongol Empire was the Khan.
The best-known piece of the Hungarian Crown Jewels is the Holy Crown.