Ferdinand of Bohemia defeats John Zápolya at Tokay (44 words)

Historical Context Note

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Ferdinand of Bohemia and Austria, rival claimant to the Hungarian throne, defeats King John Zápolya of Hungary in a battle at Tokay, and uses this victory to take over most of Hungary. In response, Zápolya appeals to the Ottoman Turks for assistance.

Editors. "Ferdinand of Bohemia defeats John Zápolya at Tokay". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=14384, accessed 24 October 2016.]

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  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: Germany and Central Europe