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Battle at Kahlenberg

History; European history

The Battle of Kahlenberg on 12 September 1683 ended the second Turkish siege of Vienna. A German-Polish relief force under the command of the Polish King John III. Sobieski defeated the Turks. The ...

Great Smog

History; European history

The Great Smog of '52 or Big Smoke, was a severe air pollution event that affected London during December 1952. A period of cold weather, combined with an anticyclone and windless conditions, ...

Oliver Cromwell

History; European history

Oliver Cromwell (25 April 1599 – 3 September 1658) was an English military and political leader who was part of the joint republican, military and parliamentarian effort that overthrew the Stuart ...

Turcopole

History; European history

In the Crusades, turcopoles, turcoples, turcopoli or turcopoliers (from the Greek: Τουρκόπουλοι, "sons of Turks") were locally recruited mounted archers employed by the Christian states of the ...

Constantine Tikh of Bulgaria

History; European history

Constantine I (Konstantin Tikh, which includes the shortened form of the name of his father as a patronymic), ruled as emperor of Bulgaria from 1257 to 1277. Constantine I was the son of a nobleman ...

Church of St Demetrius of Thessaloniki

History; European history

The Church of St Demetrius of Thessaloniki is a mediaeval Bulgarian Orthodox church in the city of Veliko Tarnovo in central northern Bulgaria, the former capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire. The ...

Church of Saints Peter and Paul

History; European history

The Church of Saints Peter and Paul is a mediaeval Bulgarian Orthodox church in the city of Veliko Tarnovo in central northern Bulgaria, the former capital of the Second Bulgarian Empire. The ...

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