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Crusade against the Turks

War Name : Crusade against the Turks

Date(s) : 1394 - 1396

Part of : Islamic Expansion ,


After the defeat of the Christian princes at Kossovo in 1389 the Sultan Bayezid I began to consolidate the Ottoman hold in the Balkans.
In the early 1390s France, England and Hungary drew up plans for a crusade against the Turks. In 1394 both popes, Boniface IX of Rome and Benedict XIII of Avignon, proclaimed a crusade.
The crushing defeat of the crusader army at Nicopolis ended the crusade.

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