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Janos Hunyadi: Preventing the Ottomans from Conquering Western Europe in the Fifteenth Century

@inproceedings{Bartk2012JanosHP,
  title={Janos Hunyadi: Preventing the Ottomans from Conquering Western Europe in the Fifteenth Century},
  author={B. Bart{\'o}k},
  year={2012}
}
Abstract : The crusade of Nicopolis, in 1396, intended to expel the Turks from the Balkans, but it ended with the disastrous defeat. Sigismund of Luxemburg, the King of Hungary and Holy Roman Emperor, achieved much to fortify the southern border of Hungary and he had the power to mobilize the unwilling Hungarian nobility when it was needed. After his death none of his successors to the throne was able force his will upon the nobility to react on the growing Ottoman threat. In these critical… Expand
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