The opposing military forces were those of the Ottoman Empire and Ottoman fiefdoms commanded by Grand Vizier Merzifonlu Kara Mustafa Pasha.The Ottoman army numbered approximately 90,000 men watching the countryside.
Historians suggest the battle marked the turning point in the Ottoman–Habsburg wars, a 300-year struggle between the Holy Roman and Ottoman Empires.
With culinary delights from all over the world daily from , films start at nightfall, approx. Probably the most prominent homosexual in the history of Austria was Prince Eugene of Savoy (1663-1736) who freed Vienna from Turkish siege and pushed the Ottomans back to the Balkans.
But it wasnt just on the battlefield that Eugene was surrounded exclusively by men; in private, he preferred to have intimate relations with members of his own sex – a fact well known even during his lifetime.
The Viennese garrison was led by Ernst Rüdiger Graf von Starhemberg, an Austrian subject of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I.
The overall command was held by the senior leader, the King of Poland, John III Sobieski, who led the relief forces.
after the imperial city had been besieged by the Ottoman Empire for two months.