The Battle of Chesma on the 5th July 1770

18th century

Jacob Philipp Hackert

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Title

The Battle of Chesma on the 5th July 1770

Date

18th century

Description

The naval Battle of Chesme was fought in the Chesme Bay between the fleets of the Ottoman and Russian Empires. The battle was a decisive Russian victory.

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Location

Çeşme, İzmir, Turkey

Country

Continent

Location Accuracy

Approximate

Credits

Image Credit

image credit Central Naval Museum St. Petersburg/Bridgeman Images

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