A third of Hungarians are thought to have died during the Mongol invasions of the 13th century.
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"There is only one way to avoid criticism: Do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing. "
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1420 Charles VI cedes France to Henry V of England in the Treaty of Troyes after Henry's victory at Agincourt 5 years earlier.
1471 Henry VI was murdered in the Tower of London, although the Yorkists claimed he died from displeasure and melancholy.
1991 Former Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated by a female suicide bomber. His mother, prime minister Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi, had been assassinated in 1984.