The Battle of Banja Luka (Turkish: Banaluka Savaşı, Bosnian: Banjalučki boj 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. The Bosniak population was aware that the Austrian forces would invade Bosnia during the war. That's why Hekimoğlu Ali Pasha called a meeting in Travnik with the Bosniak captains to plan the defense. The Bosniak forces where planning the defense without the help of Istanbul. It is believed that the battle was one of the most important events in the history of Bosniaks.
- Mustafa Imamović, Osnove upravno-političkog razvitka i državnopravnog položaja Bosne i Hercegovine