Siege of Belgrade (4-22 July 1456)
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 churches throughout the world.
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The castle of Belgrade (Nándorfehérvár) was one of the most important components in the chain of Hungarian border forts.
The Ottoman army included janissaries (paid warriors) and sipahis (vassal knights).
The leader of the Ottoman Empire was the Sultan, the lord of life and death.
The cannon was an important type of firearms at the beginning of modern history, widespread both on land and water.
One of the main units of Matthias Corvinus´ Black Army was the infantry.
The magnificent palace was commissioned by Charles I of Hungary, it got its final shape during the reign of King Matthias Corvinus.
The second wife of Matthias Corvinus, King of Hungary, was Beatrice of Aragon.
One of the main units of Matthias Corvinus´ Black Army was the cavalry.
The battle ended with the victory of William the Conqueror´s Norman army over the English.
The devastating defeat in the battle against the Ottomans marked the end of an era in Hungarian history.
The devastating defeat of the Hungarians in the battle against the Mongolians was the result of several bad decisions.
Hungarian King Władysław I died in the lost battle fought against the Ottomans.
Place the sites of notable battles in Hungarian history on a blank map.
The tactics of the Hungarian light cavalry included pretending to retreat, tempting their opponents into breaking their ranks, after which the Hungarians...
The Ottoman fleet suffered a catastrophic defeat by the fleet of the Holy League.
A triangular earth fortification, used by the leader of one of the old Hungarian tribes at the time of the Hungarian conquest.
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...