Lechfeld, Battle of


Lechfeld, Battle of
(955) Battle in which the German king Otto I decisively defeated an invasion by the Magyars.

Fought on the Lechfeld, a plain near present-day Augsburg, Germany, it marked the last Hungarian effort to invade Germany.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • battle — battle1 battler, n. /bat l/, n., v., battled, battling. n. 1. a hostile encounter or engagement between opposing military forces: the battle of Waterloo. 2. participation in such hostile encounters or engagements: wounds received in battle. 3. a… …   Universalium

  • Battle of Brezalauspurc — Battle of Pressburgcite encyclopedia |last= |first= |author= |authorlink= |coauthors= |editor= |encyclopedia=Encyclopædia Britannica |title=Bavaria |url=http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/56538/Bavaria/648/History#tab=active… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Lechfeld — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Lechfeld partof=the Magyar incursions caption= date=August 10, 955 place=Lechfeld plain, near Augsburg casus= territory=|result=Decisive German victory combatant1=East Francia combatant2=Magyars… …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Recknitz — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Recknitz caption= partof= date=16 October 955 place=near Ribnitz Damgarten result=German victory combatant1=Kingdom of Germany combatant2=Obodrites and allied Slavs commander1=Otto I of Germany… …   Wikipedia

  • Schlacht auf dem Lechfeld — Teil von: Ungarnkriege Die Schlacht auf dem Lechfeld in einer Darstellung von 1457 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Лехское сражение — (Lechfeld, battle of), крупное сражение при Лехе, в окрестностях нем. г. Аугсбург (955), где Оттон I, император «Священной Римской империи», разбил войско мадьяров (Венгрия), остановив их продвижение на 3. и положив конец долгому периоду набегов… …   Всемирная история

  • Medieval warfare — Battle of Crécy (1346) between the English and French in the Hundred Years War. Warfare …   Wikipedia

  • Ulrichskreuz — Schlacht auf dem Lechfeld Teil von: Ungarnkriege Datum 10. August 955 Ort Lechfeld Ausgang Ostfränkischer …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Military history of Hungary — For more information on the Árpád dynasty, see Árpád dynasty. History of Hungary This article is part of a series Prehistory …   Wikipedia

  • Early Middle Ages — The Early Middle Ages is a period in the history of Europe following the fall of the Western Roman Empire spanning roughly five centuries from AD 500 to 1000. [Events used to mark the period s beginning include the sack of Rome by the Goths (410) …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.