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Nicolaus Olahus

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1493, Jan 101568, Jan 15
the Archbishop of Esztergom, Primate of Hungary, and a distinguished Roman Catholic prelate. Among the publications initiated by Olahus were the Breviarium Ecclesiæ Strigoniensis (1558), and the Ordo et Ritus Ecclesiæ Strigoniensis (1560). The revival of the custom of ringing the Angelus was due to him. As chancellor and confidant of Ferdinand I, Olahus po...
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Osman II

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1604, Nov 31618-16221622, May 20
the Sultan and Caliph (Sunni Islam) of the Ottoman Empire/Caliphate from 1618 until his death on 20 May 1622. After securing the empire's eastern border by signing a peace treaty (Treaty of Serav) with Safavid Persia, he personally led the Ottoman invasion of Poland during the Moldavian Magnate Wars. Forced to sign a peace treaty with the Poles after the Bat...
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Osman III

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1699, Jan 2/31754-17571757, Oct 30
the Sultan and Caliph (Sunni Islam) of the Ottoman Empire/Caliphate from 1754 to 1757. His brief reign saw rising intolerance of non-Muslims (Christians and Jews being required to wear distinctive clothes or badges) and is also notable for a fire in Constantinople. Osman III lived most of his life as a prisoner in the palace, and as a consequence on becomin...
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Thomas Otway [1]

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16151692, Mar 6
a Seventeenth century Anglican bishop in Ireland. There is very little information available concerning the details of his life. Otway was consecrated Bishop of Killala and Achonry on 29 January 1671. He was Translated to Ossory on 7 February 1680; and died in post on 6 March 1692.
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