Happy Bastille Day! Here Are 8 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Children To Speak Français
Known to the French as "La Fête Nationale," and by the Anglicized term "Bastille Day," Tuesday marks France's independence and the 226th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortres...
French Revolution
The French Revolution (French: Révolution française) was an influential period of social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799. Inspired by liberal and radical ideas, t...
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French Revolutionary Wars
The French Revolutionary Wars were a series of sweeping military conflicts, lasting from 1792 until 1802, resulting from the French Revolution. Primarily fought between the French First Republic and s...
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Northwest Indian War
The Northwest Indian War (1785–1795), also known as Little Turtle's War and by other names, was a war between the United States and a confederation of numerous Native tribes, with minor support ...
Third Anglo-Mysore War
The Third Anglo–Mysore War (1789–92) was a war in South India between the Kingdom of Mysore and the East India Company and its allies, including the Maratha Empire and the Nizam of Hyderabad. It was t...
Third Anglo-Mysore War - Wikipedia
War of the First Coalition
The War of the First Coalition (1792–1797) was the first major effort of multiple European monarchies to defeat Revolutionary France. France declared war on the Habsburg monarchy of Austria on 20 Apri...
War of the First Coalition - Wikipedia
Happy Bastille Day! Here Are 8 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Children To Speak Français
Known to the French as "La Fête Nationale," and by the Anglicized term "Bastille Day," Tuesday marks France's independence and the 226th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortres...
Sino-Nepalese War
The Sino-Nepalese War (Chinese: 廓爾喀之役, Nepali: नेपाल-चीन युध्द) was an invasion of Tibet by Nepal from 1788-1792. The war was initially fought between Nepalese and Tibetan army over trade disp...
Sino-Nepalese War - Wikipedia
Haitian Revolution
The Haitian Revolution (1791–1804) was a slave revolt in the French colony of Saint-Domingue, which culminated in the elimination of slavery there and the founding of the Republic of Haiti. The Haitia...
Haitian Revolution - Wikipedia
Tuileries Palace
2°19′57″E / 48.86222°N 2.33250°E / 48.86222; 2.33250The Tuileries Palace (French: Palais des Tuileries, [palɛ de tɥilʁi]) was a royal and imperial palace in Paris which st...
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Chef de brigade
Chef de brigade was a military rank, equivalent to colonel, in the French Revolutionary army, in command of a demi-brigade. Both that unit (replacing a regiment) and that rank (replacing the rank of ...
Battle of Dubienka
23°51′58″E / 51.077813°N 23.866153°E / 51.077813; 23.866153The Battle of Dubienka occurred during the Polish–Russian War of 1792 (War of the Second Partition of Poland) where ...
Battle of Dubienka - Wikipedia
Venal office
In the context of the French Ancien Régime, a venal office refers to an office sold by the state to raise money. These offices, which were mostly in areas of the judicial system, were retained in ex...
Battle of Boruszkowce
The Battle of Boruszkowce was a battle in the Polish–Russian War of 1792. The battle took place on 14 June 1792, between a detachment of a Polish army of Michał Wielhorski and a Russian army group und...
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Battle of Verdun (1792)
The first Battle of Verdun was fought on August 20, 1792, between French Revolutionary forces and a Prussian army during the opening months of the War of the First Coalition. The Prussians were victor...
Glorious First of June
The Glorious First of June (also known in France as the Bataille du 13 prairial an 2 or Combat de Prairial) of 1794 was the first and largest fleet action of the naval conflict between the Kingdom of...
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Battle of Valmy
The Battle of Valmy was the first major victory by the army of France during the Revolutionary Wars that followed the French Revolution. The action took place on 20 September 1792 as Prussian troops c...
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Burmese-Siamese wars
The Burmese–Siamese wars were a series of wars fought between Burma and Siam from the 16th to 19th centuries.
Burmese-Siamese wars - Wikipedia
Society of the Friends of Truth
The Society of the Friends of Truth (Amis de la Verité), also known as the Social Club, was a French revolutionary organization founded in 1790. It was "a mixture of revolutionary political club, the ...
Society of the Friends of Truth - Wikipedia
Newfoundland expedition
The Newfoundland expedition (French: Expédition à Terre-Neuve, Spanish: Expedición a Terranova) was a series of fleet manoeuvres and amphibious landings in the coasts of Newfoundland, Labrador and Sai...
Newfoundland expedition - Wikipedia
Proclamation of Neutrality
The Proclamation of Neutrality was a formal announcement issued by President George Washington in May 1793, declaring the nation neutral in the conflict between France and Great Britain. It threatened...
Polish–Russian War of 1792
The Polish–Russian War of 1792 (also, War of the Second Partition, and in Polish sources, War in Defence of the Constitution (Polish: wojna w obronie Konstytucji 3 maja)) was fought between the Po...
Polish–Russian War of 1792 - Wikipedia
Siege of Toulon
The Siege of Toulon (18 September - 18 December 1793) was an early Republican victory over a Royalist rebellion in the Southern French city of Toulon. It is also called the Fall of Toulon.
After t...
Siege of Toulon - Wikipedia
Ireland in the Wars of the Coalition
Ireland was heavily involved in the Wars of the Coalition, also known as the French Revolutionary (1793–1802) and Napoleonic (1804–1815) Wars. The island, then ruled by the British, was the location ...
Connecticut Western Reserve
The Connecticut Western Reserve was a portion of land claimed by the Colony of Connecticut and later by the state of Connecticut in what is now mostly part of northeastern region of the U.S. state of ...
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Battle of Mir
Battle of Mir was one of the first battles of the Polish-Russian War of 1792. It took place in the town of Mir, which is now part of Belarus on June 11, 1792. Despite Polish numerical superiority (800...
Battle of Mir - Wikipedia
What Is the Third Estate?
What Is the Third Estate? (French: Qu'est-ce que le tiers-état?) is a political pamphlet written in January 1789, shortly before the outbreak of the French Revolution, by the French thinker and cl...
What Is the Third Estate? - Wikipedia