In the Russo-Turkish War of 1787-1791, Austria was Russia's
ally. Hence, it was also an
On October 10, 1787, Russia defeated the Turks in the
Siege of Chocim, also
spelled Khotin or Chotin, today's Khotyn in the Ukraine. The
siege lasted three months, from July 2 until September 19,
1788, after which the city fell.
Siege of Ochakov,
July 9 - December 17, 1788. Russia captured
Ochakov after a six months siege.
On July 30, 1789, Russia defeated the Turks in the
Battle of Focsani.
22, 1789, Russia and Austria defeated the Turks at the Battle of
23, 1789, Russia defeated the Turks at the Battle of Martinesti.
Shortly after, the Russians took the
fortress at Bender.
On October 9, 1789, Austrian general
Gideon Ernest von Laudon took
One of the Austrian commanders in this war was
Frederick Josias of Saxe-Coburg.
One of the Russian commanders was