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Armistice Of Villa Giusti
The Armistice
Armistice
of Villa Giusti
Villa Giusti
ended warfare between Italy
Italy
and Austria-Hungary
Austria-Hungary
on the Italian Front during World War I. The armistice was signed on 3 November 1918 in the Villa Giusti, outside Padua
Padua
in the Veneto, northern Italy, and took effect 24 hours later.[1] By the end of October 1918, the Austro-Hungarian Army
Austro-Hungarian Army
was so weak that its commanders were forced to seek a ceasefire. At the final stage of the Battle of Vittorio Veneto, the troops of Austria-Hungary
Austria-Hungary
were defeated, ceased to exist as a combat force and started a chaotic withdrawal. From 28 October onwards, Austria-Hungary sought to negotiate a truce but hesitated to sign the text of armistice. In the meantime, the Italians reached Trento, Udine, and landed in Trieste
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Royal Hungary
The Kingdom of Hungary
Kingdom of Hungary
between 1526 and 1867 was, while outside the Holy Roman Empire, part of the lands of the Habsburg Monarchy, that became the Empire of Austria in 1804. After the Battle of Mohács
Battle of Mohács
of 1526, the country was ruled by two crowned kings (John I and Ferdinand I). Initially the exact territory under Habsburg rule was disputed because both rulers claimed the whole kingdom
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Neapolitan Campaigns Of Louis The Great
The Neapolitan campaigns of Louis the Great, also called the Neapolitan Adventure (Nápolyi kaland in Hungarian), was a war between the Kingdom of Hungary, led by Louis the Great, and the Kingdom of Naples. It was fought from 1347 until 1352.Contents1 Preliminaries 2 The war 3 Aftermath 4 Footnotes 5 ReferencesPreliminaries[edit] In 1343 Robert I the Sage, King of Naples, died. His only son, Charles of Calabria, had died in 1328, leaving two daughters, one of which, Joan, had been married to Andrew, son of king Charles I of Hungary. During his time in Naples, Andrew's more refined wife developed a fierce hostility towards him
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Armando Diaz
Italo-Turkish War World War IBattle of the Piave Battle of Vittorio VenetoArmando Diaz, 1st Duke of the Victory, OSSA, OSML, OMS, OCI (5 December 1861 – 28 February 1928) was an Italian general and a Marshal of Italy. He is mostly known for his role as Chief of Staff of the Regio Esercito during World War I.Contents1 Early life 2 Military career2.1 First World War3 Postwar 4 Honours and awards 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Born in Naples
Naples
in a family of distant Spanish heritage, he was the son of Lodovico, a navy officer and Irene Cecconi,[1] the daughter of a minor noble. Diaz began his military career as a student at the Military Academy of Turin, where he graduate as an artillery officer in 1884.Military career[edit] He was first assigned to the 10th Field Artillery
Artillery
Regiment. In 1890, with his promotion to captain, he was moved to the 1st Artillery
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Magyars
Hungarians, also known as Magyars
Magyars
(Hungarian: magyarok), are a nation and ethnic group native to Hungary
Hungary
(Hungarian: Magyarország) and historical Hungarian lands who share a common culture, history and speak the Hungarian language. There are an estimated 13.1–14.7 million ethnic Hungarians
Hungarians
and their descendants worldwide, of whom 8.5–9.8 million live in today's Hungary
Hungary
(as of 2011).[25] About 2.2 million Hungarians
Hungarians
live in areas that were part of the Kingdom of Hungary
Hungary
before the 1918–1920 dissolution of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy and the Treaty of Trianon, and are now parts of Hungary's seven neighbouring countries, especially Romania, Austria, Slovakia, Serbia
Serbia
and Ukraine
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Árpád Dynasty
The Árpáds or Arpads (Hungarian: Árpádok, Croatian: Arpadovići, Serbian: Арпадовци, translit. Arpadovci, Slovak: Arpádovci, Turkish: Arpatlar) was the ruling dynasty of the Principality of Hungary
Principality of Hungary
in the 9th and 10th centuries and of the Kingdom of Hungary
Kingdom of Hungary
from 1000 to 1301
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Pacta Conventa (Croatia)
Pacta conventa (Lat. agreed accords) was an alleged agreement concluded between King Coloman of Hungary
Coloman of Hungary
and the Croatian nobility
Croatian nobility
in 1102 or afterwards, defining the status of Croatia
Croatia
in the union with Hungary. The earliest manuscript of the document is of the fourteenth century. The document titled Pacta conventa or Qualiter (the first word in the document) was found in a Trogir
Trogir
library.[1] Until the 19th century it was considered that it dated to 1102
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Ottoman Hungary
Ottoman Hungary
Hungary
was the territory of southern Medieval Hungary
Medieval Hungary
which was ruled by the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
from 1541 to 1699
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John Henry, Margrave Of Moravia
John Henry of Luxembourg (Czech: Jan Jindřich, German: Johann Heinrich; 12 February 1322 – 12 November 1375),[1] a member of the House of Luxembourg, was Count of Tyrol from 1335 to 1341 and Margrave of Moravia from 1349 until his death.Contents1 Biography 2 Genealogy 3 Ancestry 4 ReferencesBiography[edit] Henry was born at Mělník, the third surviving son of King John of Bohemia (1296–1346) and his consort, the Přemyslid princess Elizabeth (1292–1330). John Henry therefore was the younger brother of Emperor Charles IV
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Viktor Weber Edler Von Webenau
Viktor Weber Edler von Webenau (* 13 November 1861 in Neuhaus; † 6 May 1932 in Innsbruck), General in the Austro-Hungarian Army during World War I, military governor of Montenegro between 1916 and 1917 and head of the Austro-Hungarian armistice commission (Armistice of villa Giusti.)Contents1 Biography1.1 Career 1.2 Family1.2.1 Children2 Decorations (selection) 3 Rank 4 References 5 External linksBiography[edit] Career[edit]1879: as Kadett-Offizierstellvertreter from Infanteriekadettenschule Liebenau to Feldjägerbataillon 27 1 November 1880: Lieutenant, General staff branch 1 May 1911: Major General and commander 4th Mountain Brigade 25 April 1914: Supreme Military Court 1 July 1914: Vice-President of SMC 1 August 1914: Feldmarschalleutnant 9 April 1915: Commander 47. Infanterie Division 26 February 1916: Military Gouvernour of Montenegro 10 July 1917: Commander X
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War Of The Priests (Poland)
The War of the Priests (1467-1479, German: Pfaffenkrieg, Polish: wojna popia, wojna księża) was a conflict in the Polish province of Warmia between the King of Poland Casimir IV and Nicolaus von Tüngen, the new bishop of Warmia
Warmia
chosen – without the king's approval – by the Warmian chapter. The latter was supported by the Teutonic Knights, by this point vassals of Poland, who were seeking a revision of the recently signed Second Peace of Toruń.Contents1 Political background 2 Election dispute 3 Military action 4 SettlementPolitical background[edit] The Bishopric of Warmia
Warmia
was, in the 14th century, part of the Monastic State of the Teutonic Knights, but enjoyed autonomy and was administrated as a prince-bishopric
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Eastern Hungarian Kingdom
The Eastern Hungarian Kingdom
Eastern Hungarian Kingdom
(in Hungarian: Keleti Magyar Királyság) is a modern term used by historians to designate the realm of John Zápolya
John Zápolya
and his son John Sigismund Zápolya, who contested the claims of the House of Habsburg
House of Habsburg
to rule the Kingdom of Hungary from 1526 to 1570. The Zápolyas ruled over an eastern part of Hungary, while the Habsburg kings (Ferdinand and Maximilian) ruled the west. [2] The Habsburgs
Habsburgs
tried several times to unite all Hungary under their rule, but the Ottoman Empire
Ottoman Empire
prevented this by supporting the Eastern Hungarian Kingdom.[3] The exact extent of the Zápolya realm was never settled, because the Habsburgs
Habsburgs
and the Zápolyas both claimed the whole kingdom
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Transformation Of The Ottoman Empire
The Transformation of the Ottoman Empire, also known as the Era of Transformation, constitutes a period in the history of the Ottoman Empire from c. 1550 to c. 1700, spanning roughly from the end of the reign of Suleiman the Magnificent
Suleiman the Magnificent
to the Treaty of Karlowitz
Treaty of Karlowitz
at the conclusion of the War of the Holy League
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Great Turkish War
 Holy Roman Empire Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Tsardom of Russia Cossack HetmanateKingdom of Croatia Kingdom of Hungary Republic of Venice Duchy of Mantua  Spanish Empire Prince-Bishopric of Montenegro Serbian rebels Albanian rebels Greek rebels Bulgarian rebels Ottoman Empire Vassal states: Crimean Khanate Upper Hungary
Hungary
(1683-5)  Moldavia  Wallachia  Transylvaniav t eGreat Turkish WarVienna Párkány Esztergom Vác 1st Buda Santa Maura Coron Érsekújvár Eperjes Kassa Navarino Modon 2nd Buda Nauplia Pécs Patras Mohács Acropolis 1st Crimean Negroponte 1st Belgrade Batočina 2nd Cri
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Napoleonic Wars
The Napoleonic Wars
Napoleonic Wars
(1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon
Napoleon
I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom. The wars stemmed from the unresolved disputes associated with the French Revolution
French Revolution
and its resultant conflict. The wars are often categorised into five conflicts, each termed after the coalition that fought Napoleon; the Third Coalition
Third Coalition
(1805), the Fourth (1806–07), Fifth (1809), Sixth (1813), and the Seventh and final (1815). Napoleon, upon ascending to First Consul of France
France
in 1799, had inherited a chaotic republic; he subsequently created a state with stable finances, a strong bureaucracy, and a well-trained army
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