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John Hunyadi

John Hunyadi (Bulgarian: Сабинян Янко / Sabinjan Yanko, Croatian: Janko Hunjadi, Hungarian: Hunyadi János, Latin: Ioannes Corvinus or de Hunyad, Romanian: Iancu or Ioan de Hunedoara, Serbian: Сибињанин Јанко / Sibinjanin Janko, and Slovak: Ján Huňady) (c. 1407–11 August 1456), was a leading Hungarian military and political figure in the 15th-century history of Central and Southeastern Europe. Scion of a noble family of Romanian origin, he mastered his military skills on the southern borderlands exposed to Ottoman attacks of the Kingdom of Hungary. Appointed voivode of Transylvania and head of a number of southern counties, he assumed responsibility for the defense of the frontiers in 1441.

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John Hunyadi - Legacy
... Along with his son Matthias Corvinus, Hunyadi is considered a Hungarian national hero and praised as its defender against the Ottoman threat ... He was born in and had a career in the Kingdom of Hungary, Hunyadi was a member of the Hungarian aristocracy and a subject of the Hungarian crown ... John Hunyadi is mentioned in Szózat, a poem which is considered a "second anthem" of Hungary ...
Ulrich II, Count Of Celje - Life
... A feud with the Hungarian Hunyadi family followed, embittered by John Hunyadi's failed attack on the forces of the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Varna in 1444 - while Ulrich remained idle - and Hunyadi's ... In 1446 Hunyadi, now regent of Hungary, harried the Celje territories in Croatia-Slavonia however his power was broken at the Second Battle of Kosovo in 1448 ... vast wealth and after the death of John Hunyadi at the Siege of Belgrade in 1456, he was named Captain General of Hungary by Ladislaus, an office previously held by his rival ...
Hunyadi Family - Notable Members
... John Hunyadi (1387–1456), second son of Vojk ... László Hunyadi (1433–1457), eldest son of John Hunyadi, Hungarian statesman and warrior ... King Matthias Corvinus of Hungary (1443–1490), second son of John Hunyadi, ruled Hungary from 1458 to 1490 and also Moravia and Silesia from 1469 to 1490 ...
Kingdom Of Hungary - History - The Medieval Kingdom (1000–1538) - Hunyadi Family
... age was during the reign of Matthias Corvinus, the son of John Hunyadi ... John Hunyadi was leader of the Long Campaign in which the Hungarians tried to expel the Turks from the Balkans ... In 1456 John Hunyadi, the father of Matthias Corvinus, delivered a crushing defeat on the Ottomans at the Siege of Belgrade ...
History Of Transylvania - Middle Ages - Transylvania As Part of The Kingdom of Hungary: Later Middle Ages
... the Hunyadi/Corvinus, Bedőházi, Bilkei, Ilosvai, Drágffy, Dánfi, Rékási, Dobozi, Mutnoki, Dési, Majláth, etc ... of the society (Nicolaus Olahus became Archishop of Esztergom, while half Romanian regent John Hunyadi's son - Matthias Corvinus - became king of Hungary) ... to emerge in Transylvania in these hard times was John Hunyadi (c ...

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