Battle of Varna (1444)

Battle of Varna (1444)

Hungarian King Władysław I died in the lost battle fought against the Ottomans.

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Battle of Varna, Varna, Władysław of Varna, battle, John Hunyadi, Janissary, Ottoman military forces, Hungarian, Turkish, army, military, Ottoman expansion, camp, Black Sea

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