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Monument For The Battle Of Mohac Between The Hungarian Kingdom And The Ottoman E ...

Monument For The Battle Of Mohac Between The Hungarian Kingdom And The Ottoman E ...

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Description: Monument for the battle of Mohac between the Hungarian Kingdom and the Ottoman Empire in 1526 . The Battle of Mohacs marked the end of the kingdom of Hungary and opened up Central europe for the conquest by the ottoman empire , which ended near Vienna . The battle cost the life of about 24000 soldiers . According to the order of Suleyman , his troops made no prisoners . This battle is a national myth for all Hungarians . The monument was buildt in 1976 on the battlefield according to a design of Gyoergy Vadasz . Hungarian Kopjafa , traditional carved grave markers , form the center of the monument . Each kopjafa , all made by different artists , has its own design and symbolism . They remind the visitor of the cruelty of war and the atrocities of the battle . Europe , Eastern Europe , Hungary , Mohacs , August 2010

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