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Muhi battle national memorial place
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The Battle of Mohi, or Battle of the Sajó River, (on April 11, 1241) was the main battle between the Mongol Empire and the Kingdom of Hungary during the Mongol invasion of Europe. It took place at Muhi, southwest of the Sajó River. After the invasion, Hungary lay in ruins. Nearly half of the inhabited places had been destroyed by the invading armies. Around a quarter of the population was lost, mostly in lowland areas, especially in the Alföld, the southern reaches of the Hungarian plain in the area now called the Banat, and in southern Transylvania.

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Muhi battle national memorial place
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Muhi battle national memorial place
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