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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

These are markers for the Hungarians who fell in battle.

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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Milan Vogrin24-Feb-2012 08:04
Nice photo!
Stephanie22-Feb-2012 22:11
Fascinating display honoring the Battle of Mohács! V
bill friedlander22-Feb-2012 21:47
Lovely capture of these unique markers. A piece of history I was not aware of. V
John Reynolds22-Feb-2012 21:23
Interesting scene and history, Helen.