Death of King Władysław Jagiellończyk

Illustration

Patrick Tinkham
by Stanisław Chlebowski
published on 07 November 2018

Depicted here is the Death of King Władysław Jagiellończyk (r. 1424-1444 CE) at the Battle of Varna. This was a decisive moment in the Crusade of Varna, as the Turks under Sultan Murad II (r. 1421-1444 CE and 1446-1451 CE) won a decisive victory victory over the Polish-Hungarian and Wallachian armies. (Pera Museum, Istanbul)

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