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959 On 21st August, 959, Eraclus started the 25th bishop of Liège. Eraclus was also called Eraclius or Evraclus. He was the 25th bishop of Liège and served from 959 to 971. He was educated by Rathier. He served also as a dean of Bonn. Before the election of the bishop of Liège with the

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1391 On 20th August, 1391, Konrad von Wallenrode became the 24th Grand Master of the Teutonic Order. Konrad von Wallenrode was the 24th Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights. He was serving from the year 1391 to year 1393. The modern causes were very welcoming to Konrad, though they claimed he was proud, hot-blooded, and

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1459 Pope Pius II voted as the 211th Popeon 19th August, 1459. Pope Pius II born in Enea Silvio Bartolomeo Piccolomini. He was a Pope and served from 19th August 1458 to his death what held in the year 1464. He was born at Corsignano in the Sienese terrain of a noble but penurious family.

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1634 On 18th August, 1634, Urbain Grandier blamed and imprisoned of sorcery. He was burnt alive in Loudun, France. Urbain Grandier was a French Catholic priest. He was burnt at the pale after being imprisoned of witchcraft. The events was called “Loudun Possessions”. In the situations of Father Grandier’s trial and performance have concerned the

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1549 During the Battle of Sampford Courtenay, on 17th August, 1549, the Prayer Book Rebellion was suppressed in England. The Battle of Sampford Courtenay was one of the chief military movements in the Western Rebellion of 1549. The Prayer Book Rebellion has many names like Prayer Book Rising, Prayer Book Revolt Western Rising or Western

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963 On 16th August, 963, Nikephoros II Phokas was crowned sovereign of the Byzantine Realm. Nikephoros II Phokas was Byzantine Monarch from the year 963 to year 969. His brilliant and powerful military exploited donated to the renaissance of the Byzantine Kingdom in the 10th century. His reign, however, was not unmarred by disagreement. In

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778 During the Battle of Roncevaux Pass and in this event Roland was killed. It happened on on 15th August, 778. The Battle of Roncevaux Pass held in 778. In this battle, a large soldier force of Basques trapped a big part of Charlemagne’s soldier in Roncevaux Pass what was a high mountain pass in

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1352 During the War of the Breton Succession, on 14th August, 1352, Anglo-Bretons defeated the French in the Battle of Mauron. The War of the Breton Sequence was a war and it happened between the Montforts of Brittany and the Counts of Blois for maintaining of the Duchy of Brittany. It held between the years

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523 On 13th August, 523, John I became the new Pope after the demise of Pope Hormisdas. Pope John I was a Pope and he served from 13th August 523 to his end of life in the year 526. He was a native of Siena in Italy. He was sent on a political mission to

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1323 On 12th August, 1323, the Treaty of Nöteborg was made and it happened between Sweden and Novgorod Republic. It regulated the border between the two major countries for the first time. The Treaty of Nöteborg is also recognized as the Treaty of Oreshek. It is a traditional name for the peace contract signed at