Siege of Érsekújvár (1685)

The siege of Érsekújvár was fought between July 7 and August 17 of 1685, between the besieging Habsburg army and the Ottoman garrison of Érsekújvár, city in what is today Nové Zámky, Slovakia (Turkish: Uyvar). The Austrian commander, Aeneas de Caprara, invested the city and stormed it on August 17, slaying the entire Ottoman garrison.[1]

Siege of Érsekújvár
Part of Great Turkish War
DateJuly 7 – August 17, 1685
Érsekújvár, Kingdom of Hungary (today: Nové Zámky, modern-day southwestern Slovakia)
Result Holy Roman Empire victory
 Holy Roman Empire Flag of the Ottoman Empire (1453-1517).svg Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Holy Roman Empire Aeneas de Caprara
15,000[1] 3,000[1]
Casualties and losses
3,000 killed[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Bodart 1908, p. 107.
  • Bodart, G. (1908). Militär-historisches Kriegs-Lexikon (1618-1905).