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Szigetvar



Introduction of Szigetvar
Town in the S, W of Pecs. As a medieval fortress itwas heroically defended in 1566 by Miklos Zrinyiand approximately 3,000 men against the Turksunder Sultan Sulayman I, who was killed during thesiege. Zrinyi was then himself killed, and the fortressfell to the Turks. It is the site of a mosque built forSulayman I, which is now a church.Town in the S, W of Pecs. As a medieval fortress itwas heroically defended in 1566 by Miklos Zrinyiand approximately 3,000 men against the Turksunder Sultan Sulayman I, who was killed during thesiege. Zrinyi was then himself killed, and the fortressfell to the Turks. It is the site of a mosque built forSulayman I, which is now a church.

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