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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
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Birthdays in History

  • Apr 27 Jean Van Lannoy, Flemish governor of Holland, Zealand and West Frisia (d. 1493)

Deaths in History

  • Mar 16 John Beaufort, 1st Earl of Somerset (b. 1373)
  • May 3 Alexander V [Petros Philargi], Kreta's Pope (1409-10), dies
  • May 18 Rupert, King of Germany (1400-10), dies at 58
  • May 31 King Martin I of Aragon (b. 1356)
  • Jul 15 Ulrich von Jungingen, German Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights, killed at the Battle of Grunwald (b. 1360)