Gabor Bethlen captures Bratislava and advances on Vienna (43 words)

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Gabor Bethlen, Prince of Transylvania, has signed an alliance with Count Thurn, the leader of the Bohemian nationalists. As a result of this allegiance, he brings an army westwards, capturing Pressburg (Bratislava) and, on 25th October, crossing the Danube to advance on Vienna.

Editors. "Gabor Bethlen captures Bratislava and advances on Vienna". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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  1. Thirty Years War

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