John the Terrible, Prince of Moldavia, is killed attacking the Turks (28 words)

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Context

John the Terrible, Prince of Moldavia, is killed in battle during an attack on the Ottoman Turks. After his death, his principality is laid waste by the victors.

Citation:
Editors. "John the Terrible, Prince of Moldavia, is killed attacking the Turks". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15178, accessed 06 December 2016.]