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Belgrade (15th century)

Belgrade (15th century)

The castle of Belgrade (Nándorfehérvár) was one of the most important components in the chain of Hungarian border forts.

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Keywords

Nándorfehérvár, chain of border forts, castle, stone castle, citadel, Belgrade, Danube, Sava, navy port, defence, fortress

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Questions

  • Who was the Pope at the time of the Siege of Belgrade in 1456?
  • When did the Ottomans finally conquer Belgrade?
  • Which two rivers meet at Belgrade?
  • In which year did János Hunyadi defend the city against the army of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II?
  • What was the Hungarian name of Belgrade in the 15th century?
  • In which present-day country is Belgrade / Nándorfehérvár located?
  • When did the Ottomans conquer Constantinople?
  • Who was the King of Hungary at the time of the Siege of Belgrade in 1456?
  • What was the size of the defending army?
  • What was the size of the attacking Ottoman army?
  • What decided the outcome of the Siege of Belgrade?
  • Which was the most dangerous part of the Ottoman Army when laying siege to castles?
  • What happened to János Hunyadi after the battle?
  • Who was the commander of the Hungarian army?
  • Who led a crusade against the Ottoman siege of Belgrade in 1456?
  • What reminds us today of the Christian victory at Belgrade?
  • Who led the attacking Ottoman army?
  • Who led the defence of Belgrade from the beginning?

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