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Václav Vratislav z Mitrovic
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Date of Birth: 1576

Place of Birth: Bohemia

Date of Death: 22 November 1635

Place of Death: Bohemia


Václav Vratislav z Mitrovic, called ‘Tureček’ or the ‘Little Turk’, was the eldest son of a knightly family; he was educated at a Jesuit school in the southern Bohemian town of Jindřichův Hradec. In 1591, at the age of 15, he was sent to Istanbul in the service of Friedrich von Kreckwitz, …

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Lisy-Wagner, Laura , “Václav Vratislav z Mitrovic”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 21 October 2019 <>

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