True stories of extraordinary figures who defied the odds and altered the course of history.
Bonus episode from the podcast ‘Welsh History Podcast’ sharing the story of influential Welsh figure: Llywelyn the Great
He is young, angry and looking for revenge.
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- Celtic Impulse Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
- Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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Hungary’s Deathblow: Massacre At Mohács | Part 2
“Woe! Woe to us Hungarians! What an evil age we have entered…”
On August 29, 1526, the forces of Christendom clashed with the mighty Ottoman Empire, transcending the borders of Hungary and leaving an indelible mark on world history. Join us in this episode as we delve into the cataclysmic Battle of Mohács and explore its profound significance.
This gripping episode unravels the causes of the battle, examining the geopolitical landscape and the escalating tensions between East and West. As Hungarian forces, led by the lackluster King Louis II, confronted the formidable Ottoman army commanded by Suleiman the Magnificent, the fate of Christian Europe teetered on the edge.
Through the use of numerous sources and poignant quotes, we shed light on the enduring impact of this pivotal moment. Join us as we understand why the Battle of Mohacs stands as a crucible of world history. And discover why Hungarians still say ‘Több is veszett Mohácsnál‘ – ‘More was lost at Mohács‘
Whether you are a history enthusiast or simply curious about the turning points that shape our world, this episode promises an engaging and insightful journey.