Battle of Giurgiu, 1595 - Story of Michael the Brave (Part 2)

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  • Published on:  Saturday, July 20, 2019
  • ➤ Get 75% off NordVPN! Only $2.99/mo, plus you get an additional month FREE at - Sign up with the promo code "historymarche"➤ LINK TO PART 1:➤ Consider supporting our work on Patreon:➤ Narration: Alexander Doddy➤ Script: Albert Weber, MA➤ Many thanks to Albert Weber, MA, for providing invaluable research material for this video. I highly recommend his books Corpus Draculianum. It's an outstanding work of research on medieval Romanian history.Corpus Draculianum vol1 Draculianum vol2 Draculianum vol3➤ Sources:Deepest thanks to Albert Weber, MA for allowing me to use his own research on this topic, and for pointing me towards most of the sources used for this video. His contribution is truly invaluable.Europe and the 'Ottoman World' - Gábor Kármán, Radu G. Păun, Ovidiu CristeaOttoman Plans of Expansion in Hungary in the Fifteen Years' War - Sándor László TóthThe History of the Romanians - Constantin C. GiurescuThe Ottoman Empire 1300-1650. The structure of power - Colin ImberRising up to the Turkish challenge - Ion Florescu (article)Conquered by the (S)word: Governing the Tributary Principalities of Wallachia and Moldovia (16th-17th Centuries) - Radu G. PăunCritical chronology of the rulers of Wallachia and Moldova, 1324 -1881 - Constantin RezacheviciRoumania. Past and present - James Samuelson#ottomanempire #calugareni #romania
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  • HistoryMarche


     28 days ago +90

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    ➤ I feel I could've explained better the reasons why Michael had to retreat. After Calugareni, Sinan Pasha held his nerve and didn't retreat. He had more troops coming over the Danube and he refreshed his army due to the vastly superior Ottoman resources in men and material. The Ottoman Empire was a superpower, which could recover from defeats such as Calugareni, while Wallachia was a local power and could therefore not afford any mistakes in this conflict. When Calugareni didn't open the way for Michael to stop the Ottoman invasion, he had only one more chance at Giurgiu...

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  • Molag 'Baal

    Molag 'Baal

     28 days ago +294

    The whole Romania was waiting for this video.Great content as always.Congrats HistoryMarche!

  • 4Tech


     28 days ago +211

    Romanians national sport : ambushing ottomans near a bridge.

  • Josh The Russian

    Josh The Russian

     28 days ago +198

    Finally! Been waiting for this video.

  • Mick Palade

    Mick Palade

     28 days ago +142

    Please continue with these series! They are awesome and give insight into the lesser known history of europe

  • Napoleon I Bonaparte

    Napoleon I Bonaparte

     28 days ago +144

    Wallachia was a human player. It can’t be annexed...

  • Made in Resita Some time ago

    Made in Resita Some time ago

     28 days ago +107

    Best regards from Romania!

  • Peter Peter

    Peter Peter

     28 days ago +158


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    R Gp

     21 days ago +35

    Thank god for the their efforts... From Bulgaria..

  • Dan D

    Dan D

     28 days ago +80

    i'm romanian and i know what will be in the part 3 ... but i don't want to make spoilers ;) excellent presentation ,bravo HistoryMarche!

  • DacucelRau


     28 days ago +45

    Great video! Keep em coming till the united Walahia Moldova and Transilvania 😎

  • Bas Reiziger

    Bas Reiziger

     21 days ago +17

    Mihai must have been one of those human beings with lots of energy, lots of willpower. I suspect that on some level, the situation actually energized him.

  • The .Ashlander

    The .Ashlander

     28 days ago +20

    Here com Baba Novac!

  • KHK001


     28 days ago +89

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  • Borcanie


     28 days ago +54

    Nice to hear your voice back !

  • The Dissatisfied Englishmen

    The Dissatisfied Englishmen

     28 days ago +40

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  • andreimb


     28 days ago +35

    Republic of Moldova is Romania!

  • Mr_Rosh


     28 days ago +35

    Thank you so much for putting out such amazing videos. The more Romanian history videos, the better.

  • Lord Voldemort

    Lord Voldemort

     28 days ago +74

    Last time I was this early Byzantium was still a thing.

  • Alexandru Urdas

    Alexandru Urdas

     21 days ago +21

    We impale people for fun😂👍🏻🇹🇩 and our favourite deserts are served on funerals🍰 #Coliva