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Battle of Prešov
Part of Great Turkish War
DateAugust 11, 1685
LocationEperjes, Kingdom of Hungary (modern-day Prešov, eastern Slovakia)
Result Austrian victory
 Holy Roman Empire Ottoman EmpireOttoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
General Schulz Imre Thököly

The Battle of Eperjes (now: Prešov) was fought on August 11, 1685, near the city of Eperjes in the Kingdom of Hungary, between the forces of the Ottoman Empire, and the forces of the Holy Roman Empire as part of the Great Turkish War. The Habsburg army defeated the invading forces of Imre Thököly.[1]


  1. "CHAPTER XII. AUSTRIA, POLAND, AND TURKEY.". The Cambridge Modern History. VOLUME V. The Age Of Louis XIV.. 

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