List of sieges of Constantinople

For the final siege of Constantinople, see Fall of Constantinople.
The final siege of Constantinople in 1453 (contemporary miniature)

There were many sieges of Constantinople during the history of the Byzantine Empire. Two of them resulted in the capture of Constantinople from Byzantine rule: in 1204 by Crusaders, and in 1453 by the Ottoman Empire under Mehmed II.

Turkic, Persian, Avar, Slavonic and Arab sieges

Rus' sieges

Sieges and attacks during Byzantine civil wars


Main article: Fourth Crusade

Nicaean sieges

Ottoman sieges

See also

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