John III


noun

Catelinus, died a.d. 574, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 561–574.
John Sobieski, 1624–96, king of Poland 1674–96.

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British Dictionary definitions for John III

John III

noun

1507–57, king of Portugal (1521–57): his reign saw the expansion of the Portuguese empire overseas but the start of economic decline at home
surnamed Sobieski. 1624–96, king of Poland (1674–96). He raised the Turkish siege of Vienna (1683)
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