Second defenestration of Prague

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The Second defenestration of Prague happened on 23 May 1618, during the Bohemian Revolt. Jaroslav Bořita of Martinice, Vilém Slavata of Chlum and Filip Fabricius were thrown out of a window of Prague Castle. It marks the beginning of the Thirty Years' War, and is a turning point in the history of Europe.

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