The Battle of Varna took place on November 10, 1444 near Varna in eastern Bulgaria. In this battle the Ottoman Empire under Sultan Murad II defeated the Polish and Hungarian armies under Władysław III of Poland and János Hunyadi. It was the final battle of the Crusade of Varna

Birth of:

1483 – Martin Luther, German Protestant reformer (d. 1546)

1566 – Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, English politician (d. 1601)

1925 – Richard Burton, Welsh actor (d. 1984)

 

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