- Battle of Sisak
Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Sisak
Ottoman wars in Europe
June 22, 1593
Sisak, central Croatia
result=Decisive Habsburg victory
Hasan Pasha Predojević
Ruprecht Eggenberg Toma Erdödy Andrej Auersperg
strength1=12,000 Fact|date=February 2007
strength2=5,800 Fact|date=February 2007
The Battle of Sisak ( _hr. Bitka kod Siska; _sl. Bitka pri Sisku; _de. Schlacht bei Sisak) on
June 22 1593was an important victory for Christianforces over the Ottoman army.
It took place at
Sisak, now central Croatia. Hasan Pasha Predojevićled the Ottoman forces, while the forces of the Holy Roman Empirewere led by Ruprecht Eggenberg. Croatian were led by Croatian ban Toma Erdödy, while Carniolan forces were commanded by Andrej Auersperg.
The battle restored the balance of power and brought the expansion of the Ottoman Empire into
Central Europeto a halt and allowed the duchies of Carniola, Carinthia, and Styria (then collectively known as Inner Austria) and Croatiato remain free from Turkish control, while the Habsburgs managed to affirm their position in those territories.
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