Battle of Cenei

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Battle of Cenei
Part of Great Turkish War
Mustafa II dressed in full armour.JPG
Sultan Mustafa II dressed in full armour
Date 1696
Location near Timișoara
Result Ottoman victory
 Holy Roman Empire Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Holy Roman EmpireFrederick August I, Elector of Saxony Ottoman EmpireMustafa II
total 60,000[1]
40,000 infantry[1]
20,000 cavalry[1]
Casualties and losses
unknown unknown

The Battle of Cenei (1696) was a battle in the Banat of Temeswar (Timișoara/Temeshvar) between the Ottoman Empire and the Habsburg Empire. The Ottomans were victorious.[2] The Habsburg army numbered at most 40,000 infantry and 20,000 cavalry.[1] The Ottoman army was led by Sultan Mustafa II. The Habsburg troops were led by Frederick August I of Saxony.


  1. ^ a b c d Murphey, Rhoads (1999). Ottoman Warfare 1500-1700. Taylor & Francis. p. 214. ISBN 9780203015971. 
  2. ^ Young, William (2004). International Politics And Warfare In The Age Of Louis Xiv And Peter The Great: A Guide To The Historical Literature. iUniverse. p. 439. ISBN 9780595329922.