Mikl S Zr Nyi

Mikl S Zr Nyi

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mikl?'s Zr nyi or Nikola Zrinski January 5, 1620-November 18, 1664) was a Croatian and Hungarian soldier, statesman and poet, member of the Zrinski noble family.Mikl?'s was born in akovec (Cs ktornya) to the Croatian Juraj V Zrinski and the Hungarian Magdolna Sz chy. At the court of P ter P zm ny, he was an enthusiastic student of Hungarian language and literature, although he prioritized military training. From 1635 to 1637, he accompanied Szenkviczy, one of the canons of Esztergom, on a long educative tour through the Italian Peninsula. Over the next few years, he learned the art of war in defending the Croatian-Hungarian frontier against the Ottoman Empire, and proved himself one of the most important commanders of the age. In 1645, during the closing stages of the Thirty Years' War, he acted against the Swedish troops in Moravia, equipping an army corps at his own expense. At Szkalec he scattered a Swedish division and took 2,000 prisoners.show more

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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 13mm | 327g
  • Cred Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135797743
  • 9786135797749