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A river port and industrial town on the Danube in southern Hungary, close to the borders with Croatia and Serbia, which was the site of a battle in 1526 in which the Hungarians were defeated by a Turkish force under Suleiman I; as a result, Hungary became part of the Ottoman Empire. A site nearby was the scene of a further decisive battle fought in 1687 during the campaign that swept the Turks out of Hungary.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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