Battle of Köbölkút

The Battle of Köbölkút was fought on August 5, 1663 as part of the Austro-Turkish War (1663–1664), between a Habsburg army under the command of the Hungarian Ádám Forgách and an Ottoman army under the command of Grand Vizier Köprülü Fazıl Ahmed. The battle took place near Köbölkút, Kingdom of Hungary in present day Slovakia and was an absolute Ottoman victory. The Ottomans captured the town and also large territories in modern day Slovakia.

Battle of Köbölkút
Part of the Austro-Turkish War (1663–1664)
Köbölkút17.JPG
battle memorial
DateAugust 6, 1663
Location
Result Ottoman victory
Belligerents
 Habsburg Monarchy
Armoiries Hongrie ancien.svgKingdom of Hungary
Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Ádám Forgách Köprülü Fazıl Ahmed
Strength
8,000 12,000
Casualties and losses
6,000 killed, 1,000 captured unknown

ReferencesEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Ferenc Tóth, Saint Gotthard 1664, une bataille Européenne, Éditions Lavauzelle, 2007. ISBN 978-2-7025-1064-3
  • Sándor Szilágyi, A Magyar Nemzet Története IV. fejezet

Coordinates: 47°51′34″N 18°31′11″E / 47.85956930407352°N 18.519787040989662°E / 47.85956930407352; 18.519787040989662