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Thirteen Years War


The Great War or Thirteen Years' War (1593/1606) was one of countless wars between the Habsburg Monarchy and the Ottoman Empire that occurred after the Battle of Mohács.
Members of the war were Wallachia, the Habsburgs, Transylvania, Moldova (with the help of the Holy Roman Empire, Ferrara, Tuscany, Mantua and the Pontifical States) and the Ottoman Empire.
The war began on July 29, 1593, when the Ottoman army under Sinan Pasha began a military campaign against the Habsburg monarchy and continued until the Battle of Keresztes or Cerestes on October 24-25, 1596, ending the peace of Zsitvatorok on November 11, 1606.

The war took place, especially in Royal Hungary (today southern Slovakia), the Ottoman Empire (located mainly in Transdanubia and present-day Croatia) and southern present-day Romania. The last phase of the war (1604 - 1606) corresponds to the revolt of Stephen Bocskay.

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