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Kuruc soldier

Kuruc soldier

The term ´kuruc´ denoted armed anti-Habsburg rebels (coming from various social classes) in Hungary in the 17th and 18th centuries.

History

Keywords

kuruc soldier, soldier, anti-Habsburg, history, Habsburg, rebel, infantryman, fighter, sabre, war of independence, Hungarian, kuruc, Rákóczi, fight

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Questions

  • What were Austrian soldiers and Hungarians faithful to the Habsburgs called by the Kuruc patriots?
  • Who were the ´kuruc´?
  • Is it true that Ferenc II Rákóczi never officially used the word ´kuruc´?
  • What did Ferenc II Rákóczi call his soldiers?
  • Which armed conflict made the Kuruc fighters famous?
  • What is the original meaning of the word ´kuruc´?
  • What weapon was not used by Kuruc infantrymen?
  • What was not a typical piece of clothing worn by the Kuruc infantry?
  • What was not a typical piece of clothing worn by the Kuruc infantry?
  • What weapon was not used by Kuruc infantrymen?
  • Is it true that the Kuruc army had cannons as well?
  • Is it true that the Kuruc army consisted of infantry and cavalry?
  • When did Rákóczi´s War of Independence take place?
  • In which battle did the Kuruc defeat the Labanc?
  • In which battle did the Labanc defeat the Kuruc?
  • What was the most typical weapon used by the Kuruc?
  • What was the typical tactics of Kuruc fighters?

Scenes

Kuruc infantryman

In battle

Equipment

  • axe
  • muzzle-loading pistol
  • carbine
  • sabretache
  • sabre

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