Crusade of Varna defeated by the Ottomans (31 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.7.4: Bulgarian Writing and Culture.


In this battle the Ottoman Empire under Sultan Murad II defeated the Polish and Hungarian armies under Wladyslaw III of Poland and János Hunyadi of Hungary. The Polish king dies.

Editors. "Crusade of Varna defeated by the Ottomans". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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