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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    99
  2. 2
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    Saint Petersburg, Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic More
    82
  3. 3
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    the people's #1 &often listed
    Siege of Tyre

    Phoenicia, Tyre More
    76
  4. 4
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    70
  5. 5
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    Malta More
    66
  6. 6
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    San Antonio More
    56
  7. 7
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    Yorktown More
    55
  8. 8
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    Sparta More
    54
  9. 9
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    France, Calais More
    53
  10. 10
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    ranked low on reranks
    Battle of Alesia

    Alesia More
    52
  11. 11
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    Mexico City, Tenochtitlan More
    52
  12. 12
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    Holland, Leiden More
    51
  13. 13
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    Xiangfan More
    51
  14. 14
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    ranked low on reranks
    Siege of Vienna

    Vienna, Holy Roman Empire More
    50
  15. 15
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    Zaragoza More
    50
  16. 16
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    Acre More
    50
  17. 17
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    Gibraltar More
    50
  18. 18
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    Ostend More
    48
  19. 19
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    Antioch More
    48
  20. 20
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    Breda More
    47
  21. 21
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    Dapur More
    46
  22. 22
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    Damascus More
    42
  23. 23
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    Jaffa More
    42
  24. 24
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    Jerusalem More
    41
  25. 25
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    Beijing More
    41
  26. 26
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    Cádiz More
    40
  27. 27
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    Numantia, Iberian Peninsula More
    39
  28. 28
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    Madrid More
    38
  29. 29
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    Dien Bien Phu More
    34
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    Tobruk, Italian Libya More
    33
    added by: sebbzor
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    Galway More
    33
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    Belgrade, Kingdom of Hungary More
    31
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    SEIGE of KHE SANH

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    5,000 MARINES & SPECIAL FORCES SURROUNDED BY 40,000 NORTH VIETNAMESE REGULAR TROOPS, ... more
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    Boston More
    28
  35. 35
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    Sarajevo More
    28
    added by: mido
  36. 36
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    Bangkok More
    28
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    Antwerp More
    27
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    Delhi More
    27
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