Historical Memorial Park Mohács

We arrived in front of the Mohács Historical Memorial Park.

We arrived in front of the Mohács Historical Memorial Park.

The Historical Memorial of Mohács was set up in 1976 in memory of the Battle of Mohács on the 450 anniversary of the battle.

Local kids learn their history

Local kids learn their history

We learn the history with these children in the museum.

We learn the history with these children in the museum.

The Battle of Mohács was fought on 29 August 1526 in the Mohács plain, between the forces of the Kingdom of Hungary, led by Louis II, and those of the Ottoman Empire, led by Suleiman the Magnificent.

We have to look at the movie first but don't understand the Hungarian explanation.

We have to look at the movie first but don’t understand the Hungarian explanation.

Display of the museum, Turkish and Christian knight, European armor seems to be heavy.

Display of the museum, Turkish and Christian knight, European armor seems to be heavy.

The Ottoman victory led to the partition of Hungary for several centuries between the Ottoman Empire, the Habsburg Monarchy, and the Principality of Transylvania. The death of Louis II marked the end of the Jagiellon dynasty in Hungary and Bohemia, whose dynastic claims passed to the House of Habsburg.

Panels of the excavating battlefield. Many bones of people and horses were excavated.

Panels of the excavating battlefield. Many bones of people and horses were excavated.

Battlefield of the Battle of Mohács, view from the museum.

Battlefield of the Battle of Mohács, view from the museum.

Rose bud-shaped fountain is divided into three. Walking up the stairs there is an old cannon. There are not so many visitors.

Rose bud-shaped fountain is divided into three. Walking up the stairs there is an old cannon. There are not so many visitors.

Walking into the battlefield

Walking into the battlefield, now memorial park

Markers at the Mohacs Monument show where bodies of nobles, knights, soldiers, and horses were found.

Markers at the Mohacs Monument show where bodies of nobles, knights, soldiers, and horses were found.

Excavated markes of weapons,noble, knight and horses.

Excavated markes of weapons, archbishop of Kalocsa, knight and horses.

The archbishop of Kalocsa; Pál Tomori (1475 – 1526) was a Catholic monk and archbishop of Kalocsa, Hungary. He defeated an Ottoman army near Sremska Mitrovica Serbia in 1523. Pál Tomori was elected commander-in-chief of the Hungarian army in the battle of Mohács in 1526. He died there while trying to stop fleeing soldiers.

Louis II of Hungary and Suleiman I Ottoman Turkish (his face and net bag with heads)

Louis II of Hungary and Suleiman I Ottoman Turkish (his face and net bag with heads)

Their cemetery, I pray their soul may rest in peace.

Their cemetery, I pray their souls may rest in peace.

This Historical Memorial Park is very impressive. I did not know anything about Hungary.

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