In 1265, the army of Baibars the Mamluk captured Haifa, destroying its fortifications, which had been rebuilt by Louis IX of France, as well as the majority of the city's homes to prevent the European Crusaders from returning.[1]

Fall of Haifa (1265)
Part of The Crusades
Result Mamluk victory
Mamluk Sultanate Knights Hospitaller
Commanders and leaders
Baibars unknown
unknown unknown
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

References edit

  1. ^ "Haifa in the Middle Ages".

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