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Malta 1565

Battle Name : Malta 1565

Date(s) : 19 May 1565 - 08 September 1565

Part of : Islamic Expansion ,

Outcome : A victory for Christian Garrison over Turkish Army

Type of battle : Land


The Christian Garrison including the Knights of St. John defended the fortresses of Malta against a considerably larger force of Muslim Turks. Very large losses were suffered by both sides. The Turks withdrew when the Christian relief fleet arrived from Sicily.


The island of Malta in the Mediterranean (Malta)