The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time Events
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The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

These are the most epic sieges in history, ranked by history buffs worldwide. Anyone can vote on this list of sieges, making it a collaborative list. So what do you think are the greatest sieges of all time? Make sure to add your own battles to these rankings if you see anything missing. Some of these famous battles are thousands of years old, but still remembered ... not for glory, but for the story they tell of humanities' epic struggles against itself.
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    Saint Petersburg, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic

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    the people's #1 & often listed Phoenicia, Tyre

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    Malta

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Sparta

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    Yorktown

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    Alesia

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    Acre

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    ranked low on reranks San Antonio

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    Mexico City, Tenochtitlan

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    France, Calais

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    Gibraltar

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    Xiangfan

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    Antioch

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    ranked low on reranks Vienna, Holy Roman Empire

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    Holland, Leiden

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    Breda

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    Zaragoza

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    Ostend

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    Cádiz

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    Dapur

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    Damascus

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    Jerusalem

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    Beijing

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    Madrid

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    Jaffa

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    Numantia, Iberian Peninsula

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    Galway

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    Belgrade, Kingdom of Hungary

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    added by mido Sarajevo

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    Boston

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    Antwerp

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    Delhi

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    Bangkok

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    new! & added by sebbzor Dien Bien Phu

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    added by sebbzor Tobruk, Italian Libya

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    added by RobertMcLane SEIGE of KHE SANH 5,000 MARINES & SPECIAL FORCES SURROUNDED BY 40,000 NORTH VIETNAMESE REGULAR TROOPS, ...

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