She gave birth to his only two surviving legitimate children, Anne of Bohemia and Hungary and Louis II of Hungary and Bohemia, and died in 1506 from complications resulting from the birth of Louis. After his death, Vladislaus' ten-year-old son Louis succeeded him on the thrones of both Bohemia and Hungary.
Frederick Invades Silesia: 1740 Prussia in 1740 was a small, compact and thoroughly organised power. The only recent war service of its army had been in the desultory Rhine campaign of 1733 - 1735. It therefore had a reputation as one of the minor armies of Europe, and few thought that it could rival the forces of Austria and France.
The defeats of the Silesian Wars cost the Habsburg Monarchy its wealthiest province, and capitulating to a lesser German prince significantly dented the House of Habsburg's prestige. Prussia's confirmation as a first-rate power and the enhanced prestige of its king and army were long-term threats to Austria's hegemony in Germany.
- Habsburg Monarchy cedes the majority of Silesia to Prussia.
- Prussian victory
- Central Europe
This book is an inclusive document of the European History during middle ages, the task was difficult of execution, but the author has succeeded where many have failed, his outline is not only clear and accurate, but eminently readable.
Louis II of Vaud (1,256 words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article Rome and Avignon, and he served as regent of the County of Savoy between 1343 and his death, during which period he was the leader of the House of Savoy
Frederick the Great, by Wilhelm Camphausen. King of Prussia; Elector of Brandenburg; Reign: 31 May 1740 – 17 August 1786: Predecessor: Frederick William I
The culture at the ducal court of Sigmund and Albrecht IV of Bavaria-Munich was characterised by a coexistence of traditional as well as novel concepts and interests, which were expressed in the dukes’ artistic, architectural and literary patronage.
Mathias Corvinus kept control of Silesia until his death in 1490, and it was only then when power was transmitted to Ladislaus Jagiellon, and following his death in 1516, to the minor Louis.
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