The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
German unification
The formal unification of Germany into a politically and administratively integrated nation state officially occurred on 18 January 1871 at the Versailles Palace's Hall of Mirrors in France. Princes o...
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Battle of Ayacucho
The Battle of Ayacucho (Spanish: Batalla de Ayacucho, [baˈtaʎa ðe aʝaˈkutʃo]) was a decisive military encounter during the Peruvian War of Independence. It was the battle that secured the independ...
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Brandenburg–Pomeranian conflict
Starting in the 12th century, the Margraviate, later Electorate of Brandenburg was in conflict with the neighboring Duchy of Pomerania over frontier territories claimed by both Brandenburg and Pomeran...
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The White Slaves of Barbary
Much attention and condemnation has been directed towards the tragedy of the African slave trade, which took place between the 16th and the 19th centuries. However, another equally despicable trade in...
Napoleon's planned invasion of the United Kingdom
Napoleon's planned invasion of the United Kingdom at the start of the War of the Third Coalition, although never carried out, was a major influence on British naval strategy and the fortification of t...
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Balaiada
The Balaiada was a social revolt that occurred between 1838 and 1841 in the interior of the province of Maranhão, Brazil.
During the imperial period, the Maranhão region, which exported cotton, s...
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Sinan Reis
Sinan Reis, also Ciphut Sinan, (Hebrew: סנאן ראיס‎, Sinan Rais; Arabic: سنان ريس‎, Sinan Rayyis; d. 1546?) or "Sinan the Chief", and Portuguese: Sinao o Judeo, "Sinan the Jew"...
Battle of Tsekee
The Battle of Tsekee was fought between British and Chinese forces in Tsekee, China, on 15 March 1842 during the First Opium War.
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Gobierno de la Defensa
The Defense Government (Spanish: Gobierno de la Defensa) governed just the city of Montevideo during the period known as Great Siege of Montevideo (1843-1851). It was led by Joaquín Suárez, while ...
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Second Franco-Dahomean War
The Second Franco-Dahomean War, which raged from 1892 to 1894, was a major conflict between the French Third Republic, led by General Alfred-Amédée Dodds, and the Kingdom of Dahomey under King Béhanzi...
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Cuzco Rebellion of 1814
The Cuzco Rebellion of 1814 was an episode of the Peruvian War of Independence led by Mateo Pumacahua involving the uprising of much of the province of Cuzco, including Huamanga, Arequipa and Puno, an...
Fulani War
The Fulani Jihad of 1804–1808, also known as the Fulani War or Jihad of Usman dan Fodio, was a military contest in present-day Nigeria and Cameroon. The war began when Usman dan Fodio, a promin...
Colombian Declaration of Independence
Colombian Declaration of Independence refers to the historic events of July 20, 1810, in Santa Fe de Bogota, which resulted in the establishment of a junta in that capital. This experience in self-go...
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Front Palace crisis
The Front Palace crisis or the Front Palace incident (Thai: วิกฤตการณ์วังหน้า) (Wang Na crisis or Incident of 103) was a political crisis that took place in the Kingdom of Siam from 28 December 18...
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Taiping Heavenly Kingdom
The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (Chinese: 太平天囯; pinyin: Tàipíng Tiānguó; literally: "Great Peaceful Kingdom of Heaven" or "Heavenly Kingdom") was an oppositional state in China from 1851 to 1...
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Battle of Tolentino
The Battle of Tolentino was fought on 2 – 3 May 1815 near Tolentino, Kingdom of Naples in what is now Marche, Italy: it was the decisive battle in the Neapolitan War, fought by the Napoleonic King of ...
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Battle of Nauplia (1822)
The Battle of Nauplia was a series of naval engagements lasting from 8 to 13 September (O.S.) 1822 in the Gulf of Nauplia (Argolic Gulf) between the Greek Fleet and the Ottoman Fleet during the Greek ...
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