VIENNA 27 September–14 October 1529

An Ottoman depiction of the siege from the 16th century, housed in the Istanbul Hachette Art Museum Forces Engaged Austrian: 16,000 troops and 72 guns. Commander: Philip, count palatine of Austria Ottoman: c. 120,000–125,000 (some sources claiming 300,000) Commander: Sultan Suleiman. Importance Turkish defeat at Vienna was the high-water mark of Ottoman expansion in Europe, […]

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