John of Austria

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John of Austria

Known as Don John. 1547-1578.
Bavarian-born Spanish general who commanded the fleet that defeated the Turks at the Battle of Lepanto in the Gulf of Corinth (1571) and captured Tunis (1573).

John of Austria

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(Biography) called Don John. 1547–78, Spanish general: defeated the Turks at Lepanto (1571)
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