German Magyar Wars

900 to 934
Holy Roman Emperor drives the Magyars out of German territory.

Noteable Battles

Battle of Augsburg   Magyars victory
Fought 900, between the Germans and the invading Hungarians. The Christians fought gallantly, but were overwhelmed by the numbers of the barbarian cavalry, and in the end suffered a signal defeat.
Battle of Merseburg (Peasants' War ) Germans victory
Fought 934 between the Germans, under Henry the Fowler, and the Hungarian invaders. The Hungarians were completely defeated, with heavy loss, and withdrew from Germany, which they did not again invade for twenty years.

Story Links
Book Links
House of Saxony  in  Germany: Peeps at History  by  John Finnemore
Henry the Fowler  in  Famous Men of the Middle Ages  by  John H. Haaren
Henry the Fowler  in  Patriots and Tyrants  by  Marion Florence Lansing
Otto I the Great  in  The History of Germany  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Henry the Fowler Founds the German Monarchy  in  European Hero Stories  by  Eva March Tappan

Image Links

The Huns
 in Stories from German History

The Hunnish Raiders Retreating before Ludwig the Child
 in Greatest Nations - Germany