Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Happy Birthday, Frank

October 6, 1555 Ferenc Nadasdy was born.
Dude was from one of the wealthiest families in Hungary & he married Erzsebet Bathory at 16. He fought the Ottomans and the Black Knight of Hungary Hungarian was made military commander in 1578. As part of his military strategy he borrowed a trick from Vlad Tepes & took to impaling his Turkish prisoners.
In WWI the Hungarian calvalry was still called The Nadasdy Hussars.

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