Battle of Lepanto 1595-1605 Andrea Vicentino - The Battle of Lepanto by Andrea Vicentino (c. 1600,Doge's Palace,Venice)

Battle of Lepanto 1595-1605 Andrea Vicentino - The Battle of Lepanto by Andrea Vicentino (c. 1600,Doge's Palace,Venice)

Don Juan de Austria, Governor of The Netherlands, illegitimate son of Emperor Carlos V of German and Barbara Bloomberg (1547-1578) | John of Austria, in Spanish as Don Juan de Austria and in German as Ritter Johann von Österreich, was an illegitimate son of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. He became a military leader in the service of his half-brother, King Philip II of Spain and is best known for his role as the admiral of the Holy Alliance fleet at the Battle of Lepanto.

Don Juan de Austria, Governor of The Netherlands, illegitimate son of Emperor Carlos V of German and Barbara Bloomberg (1547-1578) | John of Austria, in Spanish as Don Juan de Austria and in German as Ritter Johann von Österreich, was an illegitimate son of Holy Roman Emperor Charles V. He became a military leader in the service of his half-brother, King Philip II of Spain and is best known for his role as the admiral of the Holy Alliance fleet at the Battle of Lepanto.

Don Juan of Austria, military leader of the Battle of Lepanto

Don Juan of Austria, military leader of the Battle of Lepanto

Battle of Lepanto 1571. This Day in History: Aug 14, 1974:The second Turkish invasion of Cyprus begins

Battle of Lepanto 1571. This Day in History: Aug 14, 1974:The second Turkish invasion of Cyprus begins

Pope St. Pius V (1404-1572) was born in Bosco, Italy. He joined the Dominican order and was ordained at 24. In 1565, he was elected pope...In his alliance with Venice and Spain, and with the aid of a rosary crusade, he defeated the Ottoman Turks in the famous Battle of Lepanto in the Mediterranean sea on October 7.1751.This   miraculous victory...resulted in the feast of Our Lady of Victory (now our Lady of the Rosary). He is known as the "Pope of the Rosary."~The Catholic Company

Pope St. Pius V (1404-1572) was born in Bosco, Italy. He joined the Dominican order and was ordained at 24. In 1565, he was elected pope...In his alliance with Venice and Spain, and with the aid of a rosary crusade, he defeated the Ottoman Turks in the famous Battle of Lepanto in the Mediterranean sea on October 7.1751.This miraculous victory...resulted in the feast of Our Lady of Victory (now our Lady of the Rosary). He is known as the "Pope of the Rosary."~The Catholic Company

Battle of Lepanto, 7 October 1571, ~500 ships, ~150 000 people, 2500+ cannons, a sea battle won by the Holy League that ended Ottoman threat in Mediterranean

Battle of Lepanto, 7 October 1571, ~500 ships, ~150 000 people, 2500+ cannons, a sea battle won by the Holy League that ended Ottoman threat in Mediterranean

Battle of Lepanto, 7 October 1571, ~500 ships, ~150 000 people, 2500+ cannons, a sea battle won by the Holy League that ended Ottoman threat in Mediterranean

Battle of Lepanto, 7 October 1571, ~500 ships, ~150 000 people, 2500+ cannons, a sea battle won by the Holy League that ended Ottoman threat in Mediterranean

The Cathedral Museum displays a banner of the battle of Lepanto

The Cathedral Museum displays a banner of the battle of Lepanto

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