List of Serbian–Turkish conflicts

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There have been many wars between Serbia and the Ottoman Empire (Turkey).

Serbian–Ottoman wars
Serbian–Ottoman wars
Part of the Ottoman wars in Europe
Date 26 September 1371 - 30 May 1913
(541 years, 8 months and 4 days)
Location Kosovo, Moravian Serbia, Macedonia, Moravian Serbia
Result Serbia under Ottoman rule for centuries, gained independence in the 19th century.
Belligerents
 Ottoman Empire Serbian Principality
Serbian Empire Kingdom of Serbia
Serbian Empire Serbian Empire
Serbian Empire Serbian Despotate
Zeta under the Crnojevići Principality of Zeta
Civil Flag of Serbia.svg Principality of Serbia
Civil Flag of Serbia.svg Kingdom of Serbia
Commanders and leaders
Ottoman Empire Ottoman Sultan Serbian Empire Serbian Kings
Serbian Empire Serbian Emperor
Serbian Empire Serbian Despot
Casualties and losses
Sultan Murad I and other sultans Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović and the other Serbian rulers

Early encounters[edit]

Fall of the Serbian Empire[edit]

Serbian Despotate[edit]

In 1471, a renewed Serbian principality as a vassal of Hungary was created. Up until its demise in 1540, it spent its entirety fighting the Turks. The state usually provided support and auxiliary troops to the Kingdom of Hungary.

Duchy of Saint Sava[edit]

Vassals to the Ottomans[edit]

Serbian rebellions[edit]

Liberation of Serbia[edit]

Decline[edit]

Serbia and the Ottoman empire fought on opposing sides in World War I.