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Rising from humble origins, Michael became a military commander. He was a
comrade-inarms of Leo the Armenian, who later became Emperor Leo V (8 1 3).
When, in 803, Bardanes Turcus and Nicephorus I were fighting over the imperial
Michael VII Ducas, coin, 11th century: in the British Museum Peter Clayton tines
called on the Turks for assistance in subduing him, facilitating the Turkish
conquest of Asia Minor and the establishment of the Sultanate of Rum. Michael ...
Michael 94 Michael died before his father and, thus, never reigned as sole
emperor. Poland • Michael Wisniowiecki, Polish in full MICH At. KORYBUT
WISNIOWIECKI (b. July 31, 1640, Lwow, Pol.— d. Nov. 10, 1673, Lwow), king of
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