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Helen Betts | all galleries >> Around Hungary > Battle of Mohács (1526) Memorial Park
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Battle of Mohács (1526) Memorial Park
19-FEB-2012

Battle of Mohács (1526) Memorial Park

The Battle of Mohács is considered one of the greatest Hungarian tragedies. In 1526, after taking Belgrade, the Ottomans faced one final obstacle before reaching Buda, a Magyar garrison at Mohács. The Magyars were outnumbered three to one and at the end of the day, had lost the battle as well as two-thirds of their forces. After the Turks took Buda, they ruled Hungary for more than 150 years.

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bill friedlander23-Mar-2012 17:35
Lovely shot of this fascinating memorial with the delicate tracery within the arch. V
Alain Boussac22-Mar-2012 15:05
The beautiful composition and the wintry atmosphere strengthen the tragic feeling. V.
Range View 10-Mar-2012 21:07
Excellent composition with the circles squares and curves. A well designed memorial. V
Barbara
Walter O. Koenig01-Mar-2012 23:03
Great perspective. Perfect with the foggy background. "V"
Tom LeRoy27-Feb-2012 09:56
Fascinating memorial and information, A fine shot.. V
Betty Vlasiu25-Feb-2012 07:57
WOW ,what an amazing composition!! Superb!!!
January Grey25-Feb-2012 03:38
Interesting history and a lovely capture! fascinating memorial structure. V~
John Hamers24-Feb-2012 13:41
Great shot !! The light grey sky works perfectly to emphasize the details of the memorial !!!V