Battle of Adrianople (1365)

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Battle of Adrianople
Map of the Balkans and Asia Minor 1365
Map of the Balkans and Asia Minor 1365
date 1365
place Edirne ,
output Ottoman victory
Parties to the conflict

Byzantine Empire

Ottoman Empire Ottoman Empire



Ottoman Empire Murad I.

The battle of Adrianople ended in victory for the Ottoman Empire . The battle marked the end of the Byzantine Empire as a territorial power in the Balkans . Shortly after the battle, the Ottomans moved their capital from Bursa to Adrianople . The city provided an excellent base of operations for campaigns against the weakened Serbia and Bulgaria .