Battle of Cenei

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Battle of Cenei
Part of Great Turkish War
Date1696
Locationnear Timișoara
Result Ottoman victory
Belligerents
 Holy Roman Empire Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Holy Roman Empire Frederick August I, Elector of Saxony Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg Mustafa II
Strength
total 60,000[1]
40,000 infantry[1]
20,000 cavalry[1]
unknown
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.

References[edit]

  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.