Battles Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire

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List of Ottoman Empire battles in the Ottoman-Habsburg wars, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in Ottoman-Habsburg wars involving the Ottoman Empire is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these Ottoman-Habsburg wars battles that involved Ottoman-Habsburg wars you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

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Algiers expedition is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Algiers, Algeria - The Algiers expedition of 1541 occurred when Charles V of the Holy Roman Empire attempted to lead a fleet against the Ottoman Empire stronghold of Algiers, in modern Algeria. Largely because of ...more

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Balkan campaign of 1529 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Hungary - The Balkan campaign of 1529 was launched by Suleiman the Magnificent to take the Austrian capital Vienna and thereby strike a decisive blow, allowing him to consolidate his hold on Hungary. This ...more

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Battle of Alborán is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Alborán Isla de Alborán, Spain - The battle of Alborán took place on 1 October 1540 off the island of Alborán during the Ottoman-Habsburg struggle for the control of the Mediterranean when a Spanish fleet under ...more

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Battle of Cape Celidonia is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Cape Celidonia Anatolia - The battle of Cape Celidonia took place on 14 July 1616 during the Ottoman-Habsburg struggle for the control of the Mediterranean when a small Spanish fleet under the command of Francisco de ...more

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Battle of Cape Corvo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Cape Corvo Karaburun Peninsula, Turkey - The Battle of Cape Corvo was a naval engagement of the Ottoman–Habsburg wars fought as part of the struggle for the control of the Mediterranean. It took place in August 1613 near the island of ...more

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Battle of Grocka is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Belgrade, Serbia - The Battle of Grocka, also known as Battle of Krotzka, was fought between Austria and the Ottoman Empire on July 21–22, 1739, in Grocka, Belgrade. The Turks were victorious and took the city of ...more

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Battle of Lepanto is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Ionian Sea - The Battle of Lepanto took place on 7 October 1571 when a fleet of the Holy League, a coalition of southern European Catholic maritime states, decisively defeated the main fleet of the Ottoman ...more

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Battle of Ponza (1552) is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Ponza (1552) Ponza, Italy - The Battle of Ponza (1552) was a naval battle that occurred near the Italian island of Ponza. The battle was fought between a Franco-Ottoman fleet under Turgut Reis and a Genoese fleet commanded ...more

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Battle of Preveza is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Ionian Sea - The naval Battle of Preveza took place on 28 September 1538 near Preveza in northwestern Greece between an Ottoman fleet and that of a Christian alliance assembled by Pope Paul III in which the ...more

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Siege of Szigetvár is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Baranya - The Siege of Szigetvár or Battle of Szigeth was a siege of the fortress of Szigetvár which blocked Suleiman's line of advance towards Vienna in 1566 AD. The battle was fought ...more

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Battle of Vienna is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Vienna, Austria - The Battle of Vienna is a battle that took place on 11 September 1683 after the imperial city of Vienna had been besieged by the Ottoman Empire for two months. The battle was fought by the Holy ...more

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Battle of Zenta is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Senta, Serbia - The Battle of Zenta or Battle of Senta, fought on 11 September 1697 just south of Zenta, on the east side of the Tisa river, was a major engagement in the Great Turkish War and one of the most ...more

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Capture of Algiers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Capture of Algiers Algiers, Algeria - The Capture of Algiers was accomplished when the Ottoman admiral Hayreddin Barbarossa took the Algerian city of Algiers from the Kabyles as well as the Habsburg Spanish in 1529.

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Capture of Bougie is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Capture of Bougie Béjaïa, Algeria - The Capture of Bougie occurred in 1555 when the Ottoman ruler of Algiers Salah Rais took the city of Bougie from the Spaniards. The Spanish presidio was the main fortification in Bougie, ...more

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Capture of Mahdiye is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Tunis, Tunisia - The capture of Mahdia was an amphibious military operation that took place from June to September, 1550, during the struggle between the Ottoman Empire and the Spanish Habsburgs for the control ...more

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Conquest of Tunis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Conquest of Tunis Tunis, Tunisia - The Conquest of Tunis in 1574 marked the final conquest of Tunis by the Ottoman Empire over the Spanish Empire. This was an event of great significance as it decided that North Africa would be ...more

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Conquest of Tunis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Tunis, Tunisia - The Conquest of Tunis in 1535 was an attack on Tunis, then under the control of the Ottoman Empire, by the Spanish Empire and its allies.

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Expedition of Mostaganem is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Expedition of Mostaganem Mostaganem, Algeria - The Expedition of Mostaganem occurred in 1558, when Spanish forces attempted to capture the city of Mostaganem, in modern Algeria, from the Ottomans. The expedition was supposed to be a decisive ...more

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Great Turkish War is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Great Turkish War Autonomous Republic of Crimea - The Great Turkish War or the War of the Holy League refers to a series of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and several contemporary European powers joined into a Holy League, beginning in ...more

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Hungarian campaign of 1527–152... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Hungary - The Hungarian campaign of 1527–1528 was launched by Ferdinand I, Archduke of Austria and King of Hungary and Bohemia against the Ottoman Turks. Following the Battle of Mohács, the ...more

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Invasion of Corsica is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Invasion of Corsica Corsica, France - The Invasion of Corsica of 1553 occurred when French, Ottoman and Corsican exile forces combined to capture the island of Corsica from the Genoese. The island had considerable strategic ...more

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Little War in Hungary is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Hungary - The Little War is a name given to a series of conflicts between the Habsburgs and their allies and the Ottoman Empire between 1529 and 1552. The war saw both sides suffering heavy casualties ...more

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Long War is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Hungary - The Long Turkish War or Thirteen Years' War was an indecisive land war between the Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire and the client states of Wallachia, Transylvania and Moldavia. It was ...more

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Siege of Castelnuovo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Siege of Castelnuovo Herceg Novi, Yugoslavia - The Siege of Castelnuovo was an engagement during the Ottoman-Habsburg struggle for control of the Mediterranean, which took place in July 1539 in the walled town of Castelnuovo, present day ...more

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Siege of Eger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Eger, Hungary - The Siege of Eger occurred during the 16th century Ottoman Wars in Europe. In 1552 the forces of the Ottoman Empire led by Kara Ahmed Pasha laid siege on the Castle of Eger, located in the ...more

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Siege of Esztergom is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Siege of Esztergom Esztergom, Hungary - The Siege of Esztergom occurred between 25 July and 10 August 1543, when the Ottoman army, led by emperor Suleyman the Magnificent, besieged the city of Esztergom in modern Hungary. The city was ...more

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Siege of Malta is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Grand Harbour - The Great Siege of Malta took place in 1565 when the Ottoman Empire invaded the island of Malta, then held by the Knights Hospitaller. The Knights, with about 400 Maltese men, women and children ...more

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Siege of Nice is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Nice, France - The Siege of Nice occurred in 1543 and was part of the Italian War of 1542–46 in which Francis I and Suleiman the Magnificent collaborated in a Franco-Ottoman alliance against the Holy Roman ...more

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Siege of Tripoli is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Siege of Tripoli Tripoli, Libya - The Siege of Tripoli occurred in 1551 when the Ottomans besieged and vanquished the Knights of Malta in the fortress of Tripoli, modern Libya. The Spanish had established a fort in Tripoli in ...more

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Siege of Vienna is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Vienna, Austria - The Siege of Vienna in 1529 was the first attempt by the Ottoman Empire, led by Suleiman the Magnificent, to capture the city of Vienna, Austria. The siege signalled the pinnacle of the Ottoman ...more

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Sieges of Oran and Mers El Kéb... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Ottoman-Habsburg Wars Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Sieges of Oran and Mers El Kébir Oran, Algeria - The sieges of Oran and Mers El Kébir took place between April and June 1563 during the Ottoman-Habsburg struggle for the control of the Mediterranean when a huge Ottoman army under the ...more