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Battle of Cornul lui Sas

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The Battle of Cornul lui Sas took place on 9 July 1612 between the forces of the principality of Moldavia, (supported by the Ottoman Empire and the Crimean Khanate) and the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. It resulted in a clear victory of the Moldavians, under the command of Ștefan IX Tomșa.[1]

Battle of Cornul lui Sas
Part of Moldavian Magnate Wars
Date9 July 1612
Location
47°18′17″N 27°33′22″E / 47.30472°N 27.55611°E / 47.30472; 27.55611
Result Victory of the Moldavians, death of Constantin Movila
Belligerents
Flag of Moldavia.svg Moldavia
Ottoman flag alternative 2.svg Ottoman Empire
Flag of the Crimean Tatar people.svg Crimean Khanate
Chorągiew królewska króla Zygmunta III Wazy.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
Commanders and leaders
Ștefan IX Tomșa
Khan Temir
Stefan Potocki
Stanisław Żółkiewski
Constantin Movilă
Strength
unknown unknown
Casualties and losses
unknown unknown

The former voivode of Moldavia Constantin Movilă was taken prisoner by the Crimean Tartars, with the intent to ransom him, but he drowned while they were crossing the Dniester.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 11-Cronica-Vrancei-XI-2011-04.pdf