Painting of King John III Sobieski after the Battle of Vienna against the Ottoman Turks,

Painting of King John III Sobieski after the Battle of Vienna against the Ottoman Turks,

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King John III Sobieski of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania who is known for his stabilization of the Commonwealth and for his military prowess. He commanded an international force and defeated the Turks at the battle of Vienna.

King John III Sobieski of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania who is known for his stabilization of the Commonwealth and for his military prowess. He commanded an international force and defeated the Turks at the battle of Vienna.

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The romanticism in Tolkien’s great saga was inspired partly by the actions of King Jan Sobieski during the Battle of Vienna in 1689, when Christian Europe stemmed the advance of militant Islam... (click the link below to read the full essay by Dwight Longenecker)

The romanticism in Tolkien’s great saga was inspired partly by the actions of King Jan Sobieski during the Battle of Vienna in 1689, when Christian Europe stemmed the advance of militant Islam... (click the link below to read the full essay by Dwight Longenecker)

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Battle of Vienna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Battle of Vienna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Battle of Vienna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Battle of Vienna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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TIL that the largest cavalry charge in history occurred in 1683 during the Turkish siege of Vienna. An force of 18,000 Polish and German Cavalrymen charged the Turkish line and inflicted over 40,000 casualties, completely routing the Turks. The Polish king later said "I came, I saw, God conquered"

TIL that the largest cavalry charge in history occurred in 1683 during the Turkish siege of Vienna. An force of 18,000 Polish and German Cavalrymen charged the Turkish line and inflicted over 40,000 casualties, completely routing the Turks. The Polish king later said "I came, I saw, God conquered"

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By Thomas King Whilst many people remember Sept. 11 2001 for the Islamic terrorist attack on the USA and also the Western world by extension, few people are aware of another significant battle that saved Western Christendom for many generations that also occurred on Sept. 11 and Sept. 12 1683: The Battle of Vienna. It …

By Thomas King Whilst many people remember Sept. 11 2001 for the Islamic terrorist attack on the USA and also the Western world by extension, few people are aware of another significant battle that saved Western Christendom for many generations that also occurred on Sept. 11 and Sept. 12 1683: The Battle of Vienna. It …

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SEPT. 12, 1683:The Battle of Vienna.  The advance of the Ottoman Empire into Europe was halted when Ottoman forces were defeated by  forces from Poland, Austria and Germany, led by John III Sobieski, the King of Poland.  image:  Battle of Vienna 1683 Ottoman Kara Mustafa Pasha Starhemberg Turkish army Leopold I King Sobieski

SEPT. 12, 1683:The Battle of Vienna. The advance of the Ottoman Empire into Europe was halted when Ottoman forces were defeated by forces from Poland, Austria and Germany, led by John III Sobieski, the King of Poland. image: Battle of Vienna 1683 Ottoman Kara Mustafa Pasha Starhemberg Turkish army Leopold I King Sobieski

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