Great Turkish War: Morean War, Battle of Párkány, Battle of Podhajce

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General Books LLC, Aug 20, 2010 - History - 28 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 64. Chapters: Battles of the Great Turkish War, People of the Great Turkish War, Prince Eugene of Savoy, John III Sobieski, Battle of Vienna, Pope Alexander VIII, Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor, Maximilian II Emanuel, Elector of Bavaria, Pope Innocent XI, Kara Mustafa Pasha, Mustafa II, Ahmed II, Augustus II the Strong, Morean War, Paul I Esterh zy of Gal ntha, Arsenije III arnojevi, Battle of Moh cs, Battle of Zenta, Louis William, Margrave of Baden-Baden, Battle of Buda, Mehmed IV, Imre Th k ly, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, Battle of P rk ny, Battle of Slankamen, Limberakis Gerakaris, Francesco Morosini, Battle of Podhajce, Selim I Giray, George Ducas, Battle of Andros, Enea Silvio Piccolomini, Suleiman II, Feliks Kazimierz Potocki, Stanis aw Jan Jab onowski, Ernst R diger von Starhemberg, Battle of the Oinousses Islands, Action of 6 July 1697, Friedrich von der Groeben, Guido Starhemberg, Constantin Cantemir, erban Cantacuzino, Mezzo Morto H seyin Pasha, Siege of Belgrade, Otto Wilhelm K nigsmarck, K pr l Faz l Mustafa Pasha, Action of 8 September 1690, Battle of Samothrace. Excerpt: Prince Eugene of Savoy (Fran ois Eug ne; 18 October 1663 - 21 April 1736), was one of the most successful military commanders in modern European history, rising to the highest offices of state at the Imperial court in Vienna. Born in Paris to aristocratic Savoyard parents, Eugene grew up around the French court of King Louis XIV. Based on his poor physique and bearing, the Prince was initially prepared for a career in the church, but by the age of 19 he had determined on a military career. Rejected by Louis XIV for service in the French army, Eugene moved to Austria and transferred his loyalty to the Habsburg Monarchy. Spanning six decades, Eugene served three Holy Roman Emperors: Leopold I, Joseph I, and Charles VI. He first saw action against...

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