The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time Events

The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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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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  2. 2
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    Saint Petersburg, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic More
    92
  3. 3
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    the people's #1 &often listed
    Siege of Tyre

    Phoenicia, Tyre More
    85
  4. 4
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    78
  5. 5
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    Malta More
    75
  6. 6
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    Yorktown More
    65
  7. 7
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Siege of Sparta

    Sparta More
    64
  8. 8
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    Alesia More
    62
  9. 9
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    Acre More
    60
  10. 10
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    Mexico City, Tenochtitlan More
    59
  11. 11
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    ranked low on reranks
    Battle of the Alamo

    San Antonio More
    59
  12. 12
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    France, Calais More
    55
  13. 13
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    Gibraltar More
    54
  14. 14
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    Holland, Leiden More
    54
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    Xiangfan More
    53
  16. 16
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    ranked low on reranks
    Siege of Vienna

    Vienna, Holy Roman Empire More
    52
  17. 17
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    Zaragoza More
    51
  18. 18
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    Ostend More
    50
  19. 19
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    Antioch More
    50
  20. 20
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    Breda More
    49
  21. 21
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    Dapur More
    47
  22. 22
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    ranked low on reranks
    Sack of Jerusalem

    Jerusalem More
    45
  23. 23
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    Beijing More
    44
  24. 24
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    Jaffa More
    43
  25. 25
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    Damascus More
    42
  26. 26
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    Cádiz More
    42
  27. 27
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    Numantia, Iberian Peninsula More
    40
  28. 28
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    Madrid More
    40
  29. 29
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    Dien Bien Phu More
    36
    added by: sebbzor
  30. 30
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    Galway More
    34
  31. 31
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    Tobruk, Italian Libya More
    33
    added by: sebbzor
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    Sarajevo More
    33
    added by: mido
  33. 33
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    Belgrade, Kingdom of Hungary More
    32
  34. 34
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    Boston More
    32
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    SEIGE of KHE SANH

    32
    added by: RobertMcLane
    5,000 MARINES & SPECIAL FORCES SURROUNDED BY 40,000 NORTH VIETNAMESE REGULAR TROOPS, ... more
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    Antwerp More
    32
  37. 37
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    Delhi More
    31
  38. 38
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    Bangkok More
    30
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