What was the Battle of Șelimbăr (1599)?

Introduction The Battle of Şelimbăr, took place on 18 October 1599 between the Romanian army of Michael the Brave (Romanian: Mihai Viteazul) and the Transylvanian-Hungarian army of Andrew Báthory (Hungarian: Báthory András). The battle was fought near the village of Șelimbăr close to Sibiu. Background Michael the Brave marched into Transylvania to fight against the… Read More