Battle of Kosovo

battle on 28th June 1389

The Battle of Kosovo was a battle between Serbian forces and the Ottoman Empire. The result was huge losses on both sides, delaying the Turkish advance into Europe for many years. [1][2] It is considered draw in military terms but it drained Serbia, more than Ottomans, politically for long time.

Battle on Kosovo, by Adam Stefanović, oil, 1870

The battle was fought on St Vitus' Day, 1389. At the time this was June 15, but is now celebrated on the June 28.

Other websites



  1. Battle of Kosovo, Encyclopedia Britannica
  2. Veselinović A., Ljušić R. (2001): Srpske dinastije, Novi Sad, ISBN 86-83639-01-0.