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  • The Battle of Párkány was fought in the town of Párkány, in the Ottoman Empire, and the area surrounding it as part of the Polish-Ottoman War and the Great Turkish War. The battle was fought in two stages. In the first stage the Polish-Lithuanian troops under John III Sobieski were defeated by the Ottoman army, under Kara Mehmed Pasha on October 7, 1683. In the second stage of the battle John III Sobieski, supported by Austrian forces under Charles V, Duke of Lorraine defeated the Ottoman forces, which were supported by the troops of Imre Thököly, and gained control of Párkány on October 9, 1683. After the defeat, Austrians would siege Esztergom and captured after short siege at end of 1683.