Battle of Banja Luka

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Battle of Banja Luka
Part of Austro-Russian–Turkish War (1735–39)
Date 4 August 1737
Location Banja Luka, Bosnia Eyalet, Ottoman Empire (present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Result Ottoman victory[1]
Belligerents
 Ottoman Empire  Holy Roman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Hekimoğlu Ali Pasha Prince Joseph of Saxe-Hildburghausen[2]
Strength
10,000 16,500

The Battle of Banja Luka (Turkish: Banaluka Savaşı) was a battle in which the Ottoman Empire, led by Hekimoğlu Ali Pasha, defeated the Holy Roman Empire. It took place on 4 August 1737 near the Bosnian town of Banja Luka.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Malcolm, Noel, Bosnia: A Short History, (New York University Press, 1994), 86.
  2. ^ E.J. Brill's First Encyclopaedia of Islam 1913-1936, Ed. M. Th. Houtsma and A. J. Wensinck, (BRILL, 1993), 36.

Further reading[edit]

  • Mustafa Imamović, Osnove upravno-političkog razvitka i državnopravnog položaja Bosne i Hercegovine

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