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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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Sieges of Constantinople is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Leningrad is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Masada is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Tyre is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Sparta is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Malta is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Yorktown is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Vienna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Battle of Alesia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Battle of the Alamo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Troy (Trojan War) is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time
Siege of Troy (Trojan War) 9 year siege of Troy by the Achaeans (Greeks). The war is one of the most important events in Greek mythology and has been narrated through many works of Greek literature, most notably through Homer's Iliad.

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SEIGE of KHE SANH is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time
SEIGE of KHE SANH 5,000 MARINES & SPECIAL FORCES SURROUNDED BY 40,000 NORTH VIETNAMESE REGULAR TROOPS, SOMETIMES OVER A THOUSAND INCOMING LONG RANGE ARTILLERY SHELLS IN ONE DAY. SEMPER FI.

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Great Siege of Gibraltar is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Kőszeg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time
Siege of Kőszeg In 1532, the Croatian hero Nikola Jurišić successfully defended the small Hungarian town Kőszeg with only 750 men against a Turkish army of over 100.000 soldiers.

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Battle of Dien Bien Phu is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Acre is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Fall of Tenochtitlan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Battle of Penfui is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time
Battle of Penfui Great victory of the Dutch Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie against the Portuguese in 1749. The Portuguese led an army of 50.000 Topasses, Timores and Portuguese against a handful Dutch, who were allied with only some hundred ...

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Sack of Jerusalem is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Antioch is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Eger is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time
Siege of Eger In 1552, the Hungarian hero István Dobó defend the small Hungarian town Eger with only 2.100 (among them were women and children) against an overwhelming Ottoman army of 150.000 men.

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Siege of Tobruk is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Szigetvár is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Stalingrad is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time
Siege of Stalingrad

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Siege of Calais is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Antwerp is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Boston is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Damascus is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Battle of Xiangyang is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Breda is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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First Siege of Zaragoza is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Sarajevo is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Leiden is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Galway is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Cádiz is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Jaffa is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Belgrade is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Ostend is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Madrid is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Numantia is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Dapur is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Battle of Beijing is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Vicksburg is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Delhi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Petersburg is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Bangkok is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Chittorgarh is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time

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Siege of Bastogne is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Incredible Sieges of All Time