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Jan Sobieski

An easy to read, but detailed biography of the great Polish-Lithuanian general and King Jan Sobieski - savior of Vienna

Zack Twamley examines the life of the great Polish-Lituanian general and King Jan Sobieski , who has been known as the savior of Vienna for leading a relief army to the besieged city in 1683 that was in a month's long siege by the Ottomans.  More than just a dynamic king, he was an exceptional general and politician who understood the challenged faced by the Commonwealth and sought to correct them.  This is an easily accessible biography that delves into complex issues of an important figure in eastern and western European history.