Siege of Érsekújvár (1685)

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Siege of Érsekújvár
Part of Great Turkish War
Neuhäusel1680.jpg
The fortifications of Érsekújvár in 1680
Date July 7 – August 17, 1685
Location Érsekújvár, Kingdom of Hungary (today: Nové Zámky, modern-day southwestern Slovakia)
Result Austrian victory
Belligerents
Generic Arms of the Holy Roman Emperor (after 1433).svg Holy Roman Empire  Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Aeneas de Caprara

The Siege of Érsekújvár was fought between July 7 and August 17 of 1685, between the besieging Habsburg army and the Ottoman garrison of Érsekújvár, city in what is today Nové Zámky, Slovakia (Turkish: Uyvar). The Austrian commander, Aeneas de Caprara, invested the city and obtained the garrison's surrender in August 17.

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