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What Happened in July 1410

Historical Events


Battle of InterestBattle of Grunwald

Jul 15 Battle of Grunwald (First Battle of Tannenburg, Battle of Žalgiris), one of Medieval Europe's largest battles during Poland-Lithuanian Teutonic War. Polish King Władysław Jagiełło and Lithuanian Grand Duke Vytautas defeat Teutonic Ulrich von Jungingen
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Battle of Grunwald, a painting by Jan Matejko
Battle of Grunwald, a painting by Jan Matejko

Famous Deaths

  • Jul 15 Ulrich von Jungingen, German Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, killed at the Battle of Grunwald (b. 1360)