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Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire

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List of Ottoman Empire battles in the Ottoman wars in Europe, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in Ottoman wars in Europe 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 wars in Europe battles that involved Ottoman wars in Europe you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

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Ballaban's campaign of 1465 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Ballaban's campaign of 1465 Albania
On August 1465, Ballaban Badera, a sanjakbey of the Sanjak of Ohrid who was an Albanian-born janissary launched his fourth but largest campaign against Skanderbeg. He was defeated in both ...more
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Battle of Bileća is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Bileća Bileća, Bosnia and Herzegovina
The Battle of Bileća was fought on 27 August 1388 between Bosnian forces led by Duke Vlatko Vuković and the Ottomans under the leadership of Lala Shahin Pasha. Vlatkos army numbered 7,000 ...more
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Battle of Dubravnica is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Dubravnica Paraćin, Serbia
The Battle of Dubravnica was fought in the summer of 1380 or December 1381, on the Dubravnica River near Paraćin in today's central Serbia, between the Serbian forces of Prince Lazar of Serbia ...more
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Battle of Gallipoli is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Gallipoli Gallipoli, Turkey
The Battle of Gallipoli was fought in 1312, between the Byzantine Empire, Serbian Kingdom and Republic of Genoa against Turcopoles led by Halil Pasha. For two years, Thrace was occupied by Halil ...more
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Battle of Grocka is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe 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 Kolašin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Kolašin Kolašin, Montenegro
The Battle of Kolašin took place on July 28, 1858 between the Principality of Montenegro and the Ottoman Empire near Kolašin. The Montenegrin army was composed of 5.000 men from Vasojevići, ...more
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Battle of Kosovo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Kosovo Gazimestan
The Battle of Kosovo took place on 15 June 1389 between the army led by the Serbian Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović, and the invading army of the Ottoman Empire under the command of Sultan Murad ...more
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Battle of Kosovo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Serbian Despotate
The Second Battle of Kosovo was fought at Kosovo Polje between a coalition of the Kingdom of Hungary and Wallachia led by John Hunyadi, against an Ottoman-led coalition under Sultan Murad II.
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Battle of Krbava Field is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Krbava Field Lika, Croatia
The Battle of Krbava Field was fought between the Ottoman Empire of Bayezid II and an army of the Kingdom of Croatia, at the time in personal union with the Kingdom of Hungary, on 9 September ...more
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Battle of Kruševac is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Kruševac Kruševac, Serbia
The Battle of Kruševac was fought on October 2, 1454 between the forces of the Serbian Despotate, allied with the Kingdom of Hungary, and the Ottoman Empire. In 1454 the Ottomans launched a ...more
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Battle of Krusi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Krusi
The Battle of Krusi was fought on 22 September 1796 between the campaigning army of Kara Mahmud Pasha, the Pasha of Scutari, and tribes under the command of Metropolitan Petar I Petrović Njegoš ...more
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Battle of Leskovac is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Leskovac Leskovac, Serbia
The Battle of Leskovac took place on September 24, 1454. During the Ottoman invasion, two Serbian armies were set up, one in Kosovo, and the other in Dubočica, near Leskovac. A large Ottoman ...more
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Battle of Lopate is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Lopate
The Battle of Lopate took place in 1796 between Old Montenegro and the Ottoman Empire near Lopate. Using Mahmut-pasha Bushatli's attack on Montenegro, Ottoman forces from Nikšić, Kolašin, Bihor, ...more
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Battle of Maritsa is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Maritsa Evros River
The Battle of Maritsa, or Battle of Chernomen took place at the Maritsa River near the village of Chernomen on September 27, 1371 between the forces of Ottoman commanders Lala Şâhin Paşa ...more
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Battle of Meçad is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Meçad Republic of Macedonia
The Battle of Meçad took place on July 1465 between Skanderbeg's Albanian forces and Ballaban Badera's Ottoman forces. Skanderbeg had been leading a war against the Ottoman Empire for ...more
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Battle of Mohács is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Mohács Baranya County
The Battle of Mohács was fought on 29 August 1526 near Mohács, Hungary and was a decisive event for the history of East-Central Europe for the following centuries. In the battle, ...more
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Battle of Mokra is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Mokra Prizren, Serbia
The Battle of Mokra took place on October 10, 1445 near mountain Mokra. It was an Ottoman retaliation to a message sent by Skanderbeg to Murad II. The Albanian forces under Skanderbeg defeated ...more
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Battle of Mokra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Mokra Albania
The Second Battle of Mokra occurred on July 7, 1462, right before Skanderbeg's Macedonian campaign. Sultan Mehmed II had come out of his recent campaigns victorious, adding large swaths of lands ...more
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Battle of Nicopolis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Nikopol, Bulgaria
The Battle of Nicopolis took place on 25 September 1396 and resulted in the rout of an allied crusader army of Hungarian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Wallachian, French, Burgundian, German and assorted ...more
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Battle of Ohrid is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Ohrid Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
The Battle of Ohrid took place on 14 or 15 September 1464 between the Ottoman Empire's forces and Skanderbeg's Albania. A crusade against Sultan Mehmed II had been planned by Pope Pius II with ...more
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Battle of Oranik is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Oranik Albania
The Second Battle of Oranik took place during the spring of 1456 in the plains of Oranik. Moisi Arianit Golemi, lord of Debar, and one of Skanderbeg's officers, deserted to the Ottomans ...more
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Battle of Oranik is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Oranik Albania
The First Battle of Oranik took place during the Albanian-Venetian War of 1447-1448, when the Republic of Venice allied with the Ottoman Empire against the League of Lezhë. The Albanian ...more
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Battle of Otonetë is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Otonetë Dibër County, Albania
The battle of Otonetë occurred on September 27, 1446, in upper Dibra in Albania. The Ottoman commander, Mustafa Pasha, was sent into Albania, but was soon intercepted and defeated by ...more
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Battle of Pločnik is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Pločnik South America
The Battle of Pločnik was fought in 1386, at the village of Pločnik, near Prokuplje in today's southeastern Serbia, between the Serbian forces of prince Lazar Hrebeljanović and the invading ...more
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Battle of Pollog is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Ottoman Wars In Europe Battles Involving the Ottoman Empire
Battle of Pollog Polog
The Battle of Pollog was the result of an Albanian incursion into Ottoman territory. Aided by Alfonso the Magnanimous, the Albanian leader Skanderbeg made plans to recapture Svetigrad, which had ...more