Battle of Köbölkút

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Battle of Köbölkút
Part of the Austro-Turkish War (1663-1664)
Date August 6, 1663
Location Köbölkút, Hungary (present-day Gbelce, Slovakia)
Result Ottoman victory
Belligerents
Habsburg Monarchy
Kingdom of Hungary
Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Ádám Forgách Köprülü Fazıl Ahmed
Strength
8,000 12,000
Casualties and losses
Very heavy Light

The Battle of Köbölkút (Slovak: Gbelce) was fought on August 5, 1663 as part of the Austro-Turkish War (1663-1664), between a Habsburg army and an Ottoman army under the command of Grand Vizier Köprülü Fazıl Ahmed. The battle took place near Köbölkút in present-day Slovakia and was an absolute Ottoman victory.

Sources[edit]

  • Ferenc Tóth, Saint Gotthard 1664, une bataille Européenne, Éditions Lavauzelle, 2007. ISBN 978-2-7025-1064-3
  • Sándor Szilágyi, A Magyar Nemzet Története IV. fejezet