Siege of Maribor (1532)

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Siege of Maribor
Part of the Little War in Hungary within
Ottoman–Habsburg wars
and the Ottoman wars in Europe
Date 12 September – 21 September, 1532
(1 week and 2 days)
Location Maribor, Duchy of Styria within Archduchy of Austria within the Holy Roman Empire (today's Slovenia)
Result Maribor successfully defended
Belligerents

Banner of the Holy Roman Emperor with haloes (1400-1806).svg Holy Roman Empire

Fictitious Ottoman flag 2.svg Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Christof Wildenrainer Suleiman the Magnificent
Pargalı İbrahim Pasha
Strength
Local garrison and citizens[citation needed] 100,000[citation needed]
Casualties and losses
Unknown Unknown

The Siege of Marburg or Siege of Maribor was a siege of present-day Maribor, then known by its German name Marburg, in the Duchy of Styria within the Archduchy of Austria and the Holy Roman Empire. In the siege that happened during September 1532, local garrison and citizens defended the fortified town of Maribor against the overwhelming force of the Ottoman Empire, led by their Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and his Grand Vizier Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha. The Ottomans were marching south after their unsuccessful plan of the siege of Vienna, which was compromised at the Siege of Güns where Ottomans have been delayed nearly four weeks.