Battle of Samobor
Ulrich II's forces were commanded by the Czech mercenary Jan Vitovec. They were ultimately victorious, taking Banić prisoner after the battle. However, the infant Ladislas' mother, Elisabeth of Bohemia (1409–1442), died the following year forcing Ulrich II to recognize Vladislaus III as king, as well as releasing all prisoners. Vladislaus III died soon after against the Ottoman Empire in the Battle of Varna of 1444.
On the 565th anniversary of the battle, March 1, 2006, the city of Samobor hosted a large re-creation of the event.
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