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Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law [MPEiPro]

Treaty on the Establishment of Peace Throughout Christendom (1464)

Frederik Dhondt

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 25 January 2022

Subject(s):
Religion — Military assistance — Collective security — International legal personality of international organizations — International courts and tribunals, procedure

Published under the direction of Hélène Ruiz Fabri, with the support of the Department of International Law and Dispute Resolution, under the auspices of the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law.

1 The Treaty on the Establishment of Peace Throughout Christendom (‘Treaty’ or ‘Peace Plan’) is a draft treaty that was proposed in 1463 and 1464 by King George of Podebrad of Bohemia (1420–1471) to the Kings of Hungary, Poland, and France, as well as to the Republic of Venice. Formulated as a plan for a crusade against the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II (1432–1481), who had taken Constantinople in 1453, the text provided for the creation of an institutional framework comprising all European sovereigns, in equal ‘universal fraternity’, and has been portrayed by late...
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