How did the Ottomans Lose the Battle of Vienna? (1683) | Animated History

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Source:
Csendes, Peter. Historical Dictionary of Vienna. Scarecrow Press, 1999.
Dalerac, M. Polish Manuscripts, or, The Secret History of the Reign of John Sobieski the III of that Name, K of Poland. Containing A Particular Account of the Siege of Vienna. London: 1700 (translated from French).
Wheatcroft, Andrew. "The Enemy at the Gate." Habsburgs, Ottomans and the Battle for Europe (2008).

Music:

Antonio Salieri, Twenty six variations on La Folia de Spagna
London Mozart Players
Matthias Bamert, as conductor


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How did the ottomans lose Vienna?
**THE WINGED HUSSARS ARRIVED**

Author — Connor Lonergan

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And less than 100 years later Austria took part in annexation of Poland....

Author — Sławoj Ch

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The colors of the polish flag meanings
Red:bravery
White:loyalty
Blue:good allies

Author — Fawful benivictor

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That's the night Vienna was freed
We made the enemy bleed!

AND THE WINGED HUSSARS

Author — Prodromos Peios

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And now Vienna gov wnats to remove monument of Sobieski. They found it offending to Turkish minority...

Author — Marek Jan

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When I was in college, we had a professor in the history who would jump up on his desk and tell this story at the top of his lungs and screaming that it was the most important battle ever because it gave us COFFEE!

Author — Robert Calhoun

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The Rohan's charge in LoTR must have been inspired by the polish charge against the ottomans...

Author — Rômulo Moraes

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I remember living in Poland to work for a company. There was a statue and my Polish friend smiling at me explaining who he was. That guy was the commander of the hussar armies :)

Author — Nezih Levent

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The city is on the brink of collapse, the defenders are nearly spent, the Ottomans can taste victory, THEN THE WINGED HUSSARS ARRIVED!

Author — Mr. Blue Sky

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6;40 " At noon the Polish cavalary finally appeared and Kara Mustafa began to realize that something had gone terribly wrong"

Author — seba90

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My Moeslem friend: "Ottomans were the greatest army in the world and im proud of it". Me as Christian: shout loudly* "Then Winged Hussars Arrives!!!"

Author — Adrian Michael

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18, 000 horsemen cavalry charge... Now I know where Tolkien got his inspiration for the Riders of Rohan charge at Pellanor Fields.

Author — Johnlanzer

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Polish help Austria only realise they will be back stabbing by them

Author — Melee Mccloud

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Armchair historian forgot to play the song by Sabaton when the winged hussars charged into the ottomans

Author — The War Criminal

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Guy: *Talks about the Siege of Vienna*
Me: *WHEN THE WINGED HUSSARS ARRIVED!!!*

Author — Harrison La time traveler

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Additional Question: WHEN did the ottomans lose at Vienna?
Answer: WHEN THE WINGED HUSSARS ARRIVED!

Author — C L O R O X C E N T R A L

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Thanks for the shoutout Armchair Historian! Great video btw!

Author — History Time

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Austrians : Manage to hold Vienna for months
Ottomans : Almost won
*THEN THE WINGED HUSARS ARRIVED*

Author — I exist

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Its basically Lord of the rings return of the King. King Thoedens charge.

Author — Jaydaytoday

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"...using the high ground to their advantage"


*Smirks in Obi-Wan Kenobi*

Author — Adam Walczak