Teutonic Knights and Henry II the Pious Defeated by Mongols at Battle of Wahlstatt Hot

Teutonic Knights and Henry II the Pious Defeated by Mongols at Battle of Wahlstatt

Map of the State of the Teutonic Knights, 1260
Source: S. Bollmann

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Battle of Wahlstatt (Polish: Legnickie Pole): A Crusade against the Mongols is proclaimed after the Teutonic Knights and Henry II the Pious, duke of Poland, are defeated by the Mongols.

Mongol leader Batu Khan, son of Ghengis Khan, is only stopped from continuing into the heart of Europe by the news of his father's death, causing him to immediately return home.

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