Today in European history: the Battle of Mohács (1526)

Today’s anniversary commemorates the first of two battles fought near the Hungarian town of Mohács a little over a century and a half apart, and so we should be careful not to confuse today’s engagement with the 1687 Battle of Mohács. While both of these battles involved the Ottoman Empire, the circumstances surrounding them could not … Continue reading Today in European history: the Battle of Mohács (1526)