History of Corsica
That the history of Corsica has been influenced by its strategic position at the heart of the western Mediterranean and its maritime routes, only 12 kilometres (7 mi) from Sardinia, 50 kilometres...
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Vandals
They were the dreaded forces on the fringes of civilization, the bloodthirsty warriors who defied the Roman legions and terrorized the people of Europe. They...
Prehistory of Corsica
The prehistory of Corsica is analogous to the prehistories of the other islands in the Mediterranean Sea, such as Sicily, Sardinia, Malta and Cyprus, which could only be accessed by boat and featured ...
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Corsica et Sardinia
Corsica et Sardinia was an ancient Roman province including the islands of Corsica and Sardinia.
The Phoenicians were the first to establish several commercial stations in Corsica and in Sardinia....
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Medieval Corsica
The history of Corsica in the medieval period begins with the collapse of the Western Roman Empire and the invasions of various Germanic peoples in the fifth century AD, and ends with the complete sub...
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Invasion of Corsica (1553)
The Invasion of Corsica of 1553 occurred when French, Ottoman and Corsican exile forces combined to capture the island of Corsica from the Genoese.The island had considerable strategic importance in t...
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Theodore of Corsica
Theodore I of Corsica (August 25, 1694 – December 11, 1756), born Theodor Stephan Freiherr von Neuhoff, was a German adventurer who was briefly King of Corsica. Theodore is the subject of an ope...
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Pasquale Paoli
Filippo Antonio Pasquale di Paoli ([fiˈlippo anˈtɔnjo pasˈkwale di ˈpaoli]; 6 April 1725 – 5 February 1807), was a Corsican patriot and leader, the president of the Executive Council o...
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Corsican Republic
In November 1755, Pasquale Paoli proclaimed Corsica a sovereign nation, the Corsican Republic, independent from the Republic of Genoa. He created the Corsican Constitution, which was the first constit...
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French Conquest of Corsica
The French conquest of Corsica took place during 1768 and 1769 when the Corsican Republic was occupied by French forces under the command of the Comte de Vaux. France received de jure control of the i...
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Anglo-Corsican Kingdom
The Anglo-Corsican Kingdom was an independent state on the island of Corsica during the mid-1790s.
During the time of the French Revolution, Corsica had been a part of France for just two decades....
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Italian-occupied Corsica
Italian-occupied Corsica refers to the military (and administrative) occupation by the Kingdom of Italy of the island of Corsica during World War II. It lasted from November 1942 to September 1943.
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Gothic and Vandal warfare
The Goths, Gepids, Vandals, and Burgundians were East Germanic groups who appear in Roman records in Late Antiquity. At times these groups warred against or allied with the Roman Empire, the Huns, and...
Alexander Sauli
Alexander Sauli, C.R.S.P. (15 February 1534 – 11 October 1592), was an Italian priest, who is called the "Apostle of Corsica". He is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. In 1571, he was appoint...
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Corsican immigration to Venezuela
Corsicans, coming mainly from the regions of Cap Corse and La Castagniccia in the mediterranean island of Corsica, started arriving in the first third of the 19th century and settled mainly in the coa...
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An Account of Corsica
An Account of Corsica is the earliest piece of writing related to the Grand Tour literature that was written by the Scottish author James Boswell. Its first and second editions were published in 1768,...
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Noël Jourda de Vaux
Noël Jourda de Vaux (12 March 1705 in Château des Vaux au Puy-en-Velay – 14 September 1788 in Grenoble), comte de Vaux, seigneur d'Artiac was a French nobleman and General. He oversaw the conque...
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Charles Louis de Marbeuf
Louis Charles René, comte de Marbeuf (4 November 1712, Rennes – 20 September 1786, Bastia), grand-cross of the order of Saint Louis, was a French general.
The son of a Breton lord, he served...
Liamone
Liamone was a department of the French island of Corsica between 1793 and 1811. It was located in the southern and western parts of the island, and its capital was Ajaccio.Liamone was created in 1793...
Armand Césari Stadium disaster
The Armand Césari Stadium disaster happened at Bastia on the French island of Corsica at the Stade Armand Cesari, on 5 May 1992. 18 people were killed when one of the terraces collapsed.On that day, S...
Corsican immigration to Puerto Rico
Corsican immigration to Puerto Rico came about as a result of various economic and political changes in mid-19th century Europe; among those factors were the social-economic changes which came about i...
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Genseric
Genseric or more often Gaiseric or sometimes Geiseric (c. 389 – January 25, 477), was King of the Vandals and Alans (428–477) who established the Vandal Kingdom was one of the key players ...
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Ligurian language (ancient)
The Ligurian language was spoken in pre-Roman times and into the Roman era by an ancient people of north-western Italy and south-eastern France known as the Ligures. Very little is known about this la...
Silingi
The Silings or Silingi (Latin: Silingae, Ancient Greek Σιλίγγαι – Silingai) were a Germanic tribe, part of the larger Vandal group. The Silingi at one point lived in Silesia, and the names Silesia an...
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Mariana, Corsica
Mariana is a Roman site south of Biguglia, in the Haute-Corse département of the Corsica région of south-east France. It lies in the littoral area known as La Marana, near the present town of Luccian...
Treaty of Versailles (1768)
The Treaty of Versailles was concluded on May 15, 1768 at Versailles between the Republic of Genoa and France. Genoa put Corsica in pledge to France.Corsica had been ruled by Genoa since 1284. In the ...
Calvi Cathedral
Calvi Cathedral (Pro-cathédrale Saint-Jean-Baptiste de Calvi) is a former Roman Catholic cathedral in Calvi on the island of Corsica, and a national monument of France. It was formerly the episcopal s...
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Italian occupation of Corsica
Italian-occupied Corsica refers to the military (and administrative) occupation by the Kingdom of Italy of the island of Corsica during World War II. It lasted from November 1942 to September 1943.
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