Matthias I Corvinus

/ (kɔːˈvaɪnəs) /

noun

?1440–90, king of Hungary (1458–90): built up the most powerful kingdom in Central Europe. A patron of Renaissance art, he founded the Corvina library, one of the finest in EuropeHungarian name: Mátyás Hollós (ˈmaːtjaːʃ ˈhɔloʃ)

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