Battle of Brașov

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Battle of Braşov
Battle of Kronstadt
Part of Long War (Ottoman wars)
Hans von Aachen 015.jpg
Battle of Braşov. Some flags were captured in the Battle of Guruslău (1601) by Michael and Basta. By Hans von Aachen, 1603-1604
Date July 17, 1603
Location Braşov
45°39′N 25°36′E / 45.650°N 25.600°E / 45.650; 25.600Coordinates: 45°39′N 25°36′E / 45.650°N 25.600°E / 45.650; 25.600
Commanders and leaders
Radu Şerban Mózes Székely 

The Battle of Braşov (German: Battle of Kronstadt; Hungarian: Battle of Brassó) was fought on July 17, 1603, between the troops of Wallachia led by Radu Şerban and the Habsburg Empire on one side and the Transylvanian troops led by Mózes Székely on the other side.

Mózes Székely was killed on the battlefield, and the Wallachian lord Radu Şerban became ruler of Transylvania for until September 1603, when Giorgio Basta and the imperial commissioners took control of the country in the name of the emperor.[1]


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