Capture of Gibraltar
The Capture of Gibraltar by the forces of the Grand Alliance occurred between 1–3 August 1704 during the War of the Spanish Succession. Since the beginning of the war the Alliance had been looking for...
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Siege of Kraków (1655)
The siege of Kraków was one of the battles during the Swedish invasion of Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth (Second Northern War / Deluge). It started on 25 September 1655 and ended on 13 October 1655. C...
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Siege of Saigon
The Siege of Saigon, a two-year siege of the city by the Vietnamese after its capture on 17 February 1859 by a Franco-Spanish flotilla under the command of the French admiral Charles Rigault de Genou...
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Siege of Anjadiva (1506)
The Siege of Anjadiva in 1506 occurred when the Muslim ruler of Goa fought to expel the Portuguese from the Fort Anjediva they had established there. Adil Shah of Bijapur was the invader. This, com...
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Siege of Allenstein
The Siege of Allenstein or the Siege of Olsztyn took place from January 1521 to February 1521, during the Polish–Teutonic War (1519–21). The town of Olsztyn (Allenstein) was defended by Polish forces ...
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Siege of Tortosa (1810)
The Siege of Tortosa (16 December 1810 – 2 January 1811) pitted an Imperial French army under Marshal Louis Gabriel Suchet against the Spanish defenders of Tortosa led by General Lilli, Conde de...
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Siege of Roxburgh Castle
The Siege of Roxburgh was a siege that took place in 1313. It was a major conflict in the First War of Scottish Independence. Sir James Douglas, Lord of Douglas, after his victory over the Clan MacDou...
Siege of Trsat
The Siege of Trsat (Croatian: Opsada Trsata) was a battle fought over possession of the town of Trsat (Latin: Tarsatica) in Liburnia, near the Croatian–Frankish border. The battle was fought i...
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Siege of Baghdad (1157)
The Siege of Baghdad was the last Seljuq attempt to capture Baghdad from the Abbasids. Caliph al-Muqtafi successfully defended his capital against the collation armies of Seljuk Sultan Muhammad of Ham...
Jacques de la Brosse
Jacques de la Brosse, (c. 1485–1562), cupbearer to the king, was a sixteenth-century French soldier and diplomat. He is remembered in Scotland for his missions in 1543 and 1560 in support of the Auld ...
Capture of Berwick (1482)
2°00′47″W / 55.775°N 2.013°W / 55.775; -2.013Berwick upon Tweed and its castle were captured by the English in 1482 during the Anglo-Scottish Wars. By the Treaty of Fotheringh...
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First Battle of the Stronghold
The First Battle of the Stronghold (January 17, 1873) was the second battle in the Modoc War of 1872–1873. The battle was fought between the United States Army under Lieutenant Colonel Frank Wheaton a...
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Siege of Jinju (1592)
The Siege of Jinju was one of two battles during the Japanese invasions of Korea; the first in 1592, and the second in 1593. The second battle of Jinju was not as successful, and it fell to the Japane...
Siege of Zara
The Siege of Zadar or Siege of Zara (Croatian: Opsada Zadra; November 10–24, 1202) was the first major action of the Fourth Crusade and the first attack against a Catholic city by Catholic crusade...
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Siege of Bastia
The Siege of Bastia took place in 1794 during the French Revolutionary War when an allied force of British and Corsicans laid siege to the French town of Bastia. After a six-week siege the garrison su...
Siege of Citium
The Wars of the Delian League (477–449 BC) were a series of campaigns fought between the Delian League of Athens and her allies (and later subjects), and the Achaemenid Empire of Persia. These c...
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Siege of Deeg Fort
The Siege of Deeg (11–24 December 1804) was a siege of the main fortress at Deeg, now in the Bharatpur district of Rajasthan, India, then within the Maratha Empire. Forces of the British East India C...
Siege of Medina
Medina, an Islamic holy city in Arabia, underwent a long siege during World War I. Medina was at the time part of the Ottoman Empire. In the war, the Ottoman Empire sided with the Central Powers. Shar...
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Siege of Nicaea (1113)
The Siege of Nicaea of 1113 occurred in the course of the Byzantine-Seljuk wars.Following the success of the First Crusade and the failure of the Crusade of 1101, the Turks resumed their offensive ope...
Siege of Petropavlovsk
The Siege of Petropavlovsk was the main mllitary operation in the Pacific Theatre of the Crimean War. The Russian casualties are estimated at 100 soldiers; the Allies lost five times as many. In...
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