In 1699, the Ottoman Empire was at war with most countries in central and Eastern Europe not allied with them. The Ottomans were defeated, and the Empire saw its first large amounts of lands lost, mostly in Hungary and Poland.
In what is now Hungary and Romania, a man named Gyorgy Dozsa led a peasants revolt against the nobility in the 16th century. He was captured and had a terrible doom along with many of his allies. He was personally put on a throne made of iron, with a crown made of the metal asContinue reading “Fun Fact: Guy Killed By the Iron Throne”