John the Terrible, Prince of Moldavia, is killed attacking the Turks

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Historical Context Note

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.
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Editors. "John the Terrible, Prince of Moldavia, is killed attacking the Turks". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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