Battle of Suceava (1595)

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Battle of Suceava
Part of the Moldavian Magnate Wars
Date December 12, 1595
Location Suceava, in modern Romania
Result Decisive Polish–Lithuanian victory
Belligerents
Herb Rzeczypospolitej Obojga Narodow.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth
Coat of arms of Moldavia.svg Principality of Moldavia
Coat of arms of Transylvania.svg Principality of Transylvania
Commanders and leaders
POL COA Pilawa.svg Jan Potocki
POL COA Mohyła.svg Ieremia Movilă
Ştefan Răzvan
Strength
2,500[1] 5,000[1]
Casualties and losses
unknown unknown

The Battle of Suceava was fought during the Moldavian Magnate Wars between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Principality of Transylvania in December 12, 1595. Polish-Lithuanian forces under the command of Jan Potocki defeated the Transylvanian forces commanded by Ştefan Răzvan.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Marek Plewczyński, Wojny i wojskowość polska w XVI wieku Tom III. Lata 1576-1599, Zabrze-Tarnowskie Góry 2013, Infort Editions, p 302-304, ISBN 978-83-64023-10-1

Further reading[edit]

  • Mychajlo S. Hruševs·kyj, Andrzej Poppe, History of Ukraine-Rus': The Cossack age, 1654 - 1657, (2008) Canadian Inst. of Ukrainian Studies Press, page 471