High Prince AlmosHigh Prince Almos

Life: 820-895
Birth Place: Unknown
Historical Role: Noble, Military Chief
Titles: High Prince of the Magyars
Primary countries affected: Hungary
Secondary countries affected: Bulgaria, Turkey, Ukraine
Events: NA

Biography:


Almos, was the first High Prince of the Magyars, being chosen by the other Magyar chiefs. He would go on to lead the Magyars in their separation from the Khazars and wars against the Bulgarian Empire and the Byzantine Empire. The Magyars however would be unsuccessful in these wars and were forced to migrate west, where they eventually settle down in present-day Hungary.

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Sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/High_Prince_%C3%81lmos
Molnar, M. (1996). A concise history of Hungary. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.