Zizka, Jan, Count

Born: 1376? AD
Died: 1424 AD.

Nationality: Czech
Categories: Military Officer, Religious Leaders

1358 - Birth of a Bohemian general and leader of Hussites


1415 - Became the leader of the Hussites after Jan Huss, a religious reformer, was executed


1419 - Refused to acknowledge Holy Roman Emperor Sigismund as king of Bohemia despite the offer of taking the vice royalty of Bohemia


1420s - Zizka inflicted a series of defeats on Sigismund’s armies and dominated the whole country


1424 - June, he took Prague but died shortly of the bubonic plague

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