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The Battle of Varna took place on 10 November 1444 near Varna in eastern Bulgaria. The Ottoman Army under Sultan Murad II defeated the Hungarian-Polish and Wallachian armies commanded by Władysław III of Poland (also King of Hungary), John Hunyadi (acting as commander of the combined Christian forces) and Mircea II of Wallachia. It was the final battle of the Crusade of Varna. Read more…


  • Gerald
    Posted November 10, 2015 at 8:28 pm

    Warfare is a fascinating subject. Despite the dubious morality of using violence to achieve personal or political aims. It remains that conflict has been used to do just that throughout recorded history.

    Your article is very well done, a good read.

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      Erdal K.Yalcin
      Posted November 10, 2015 at 10:19 pm

      Thanks a lot for your comment. Warfare is indeed fascinating, especially because it represents the peak of human effort, both physically and spiritually. It is where rational meets the irrational, and people die for the causes set by power-holders.
      By the way, your site is also well-prepared and impressive.

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