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(John Sobieski) , 1624–96, king of Poland (1674–96), champion of Christian Europe against the Ottomans. Born to an ancient noble family, he was appointed (1668) commander of the Polish army.
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This time the invading hordes, led by Kara Mustafa, were defeated at the gates of Vienna in 1683 by Poland's great King John Sobieski
, dubbed by his Turkish adversaries "The Lion of Lehistan.