William Egon of Fürstenberg
William Egon of Fürstenberg (2 December 1629 – 10 April 1704) was a German count and later prince of Fürstenberg-Heiligenberg in the Holy Roman Empire. He was a clergyman who became bishop of Strasbo...
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Franciszek Maksymilian Ossoliński
Count Franciszek Maksymilian Ossoliński (April 2, 1676 – July 1, 1756) was a Polish noble (szlachcic), politician, collector and patron of arts.Son of Łowczy and Chorąży Maksymilian Ossoliński and Teo...
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Stanisław Leszczyński
Stanisław I Leszczyński ([staˈniswaf lɛʂˈtʂɨɲski]; also known as Stanislaus I, Lithuanian: Stanislovas Leščinskis, French: Stanislas Leszczynski) (20 October 1677 – 23 February 1766) was King ...
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House of Schwarzenberg
Schwarzenberg (Czech: ze Švarcenberka) is the name of a Bohemian and Franconian aristocratic family. The Schwarzenbergs were prominent members of the Bohemian nobility and achieved the rank of Pri...
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Louis I of Spain
Louis I (Luis Felipe; 25 August 1707 – 31 August 1724) was King of Spain from 15 January 1724 until his death in August the same year. His reign is one of the shortest in history, lasting for just ove...
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Battle record of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852), was one of the leading British military and political figures o...
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Juan Francisco Pacheco y Téllez-Girón, 4th Consort Duke of Uceda
Juan Francisco Pacheco y Téllez-Girón, 4th Consort Duke of Uceda, (Madrid, Spain, 8 June 1649 – Vienna, Austria, 25 August 1718), was a Spanish noble, viceroy of Sicily and Spanish Ambassador in Rom...
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House of FitzJames
The House of FitzJames (or the House of FitzJames-Stuart) is a noble house of British origin founded by James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, who was the illegitimate son of James II & VII, King o...
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Aleksander Benedykt Sobieski
Aleksander Benedykt Stanisław Sobieski ([alɛˈksandɛr bɛˈnɛdɨkt staˈɲiswaf sɔˈbjɛskʲi]; 6 December 1677 – 16 November 1714) was a Polish prince, nobleman, diplomat, writer, scholar and the son of John ...
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Liberal Revolution of 1820
The Liberal Revolution of 1820 (Revolução Liberal) was a Portuguese political revolution that erupted in 1820 and lasted until 1826. It began with a military insurrection in the city of Porto, in nort...
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Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor
Francis II (German: Franz II., Erwählter Römischer Kaiser) (12 February 1768 – 2 March 1835) was the last Holy Roman Emperor, ruling from 1792 until 6 August 1806, when he dissolved the Holy ...
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Alexander I of Russia
Alexander I (Russian: Александр Павлович, Aleksandr Pavlovich; 23 December [O.S. 12 December] 1777 – 1 December [O.S. 19 November] 1825), reigned as Emperor of ...
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Filippo di Piero Strozzi
Filippo di Piero Strozzi (French: Philippe Strozzi) (1541 – July 27, 1582) was an Italian condottiero, a member of the Florentine family of the Strozzi. He fought mainly for France.
He was born in...
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British Army during the Napoleonic Wars
The British Army during the Napoleonic Wars experienced a time of rapid change. At the beginning of the French Revolutionary Wars in 1793, the army was a small, awkwardly administered force of barely ...
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James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick
James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, 1st Duke of Fitz-James, 1st Duke of Liria and Jérica (21 August 1670 – 12 June 1734) was an Anglo-French military leader, illegitimate son of King James II ...
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Pedro I of Brazil
Dom Pedro I (English: Peter I; 12 October 1798 – 24 September 1834), nicknamed "the Liberator", was the founder and first ruler of the Empire of Brazil. As King Dom Pedro IV, he r...
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Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen
Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen (Adelaide Amelia Louise Theresa Caroline; 13 August 1792 – 2 December 1849) was the queen consort of the United Kingdom and of Hanover as spouse of William IV of the United ...
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Portrait of the Duke of Wellington (Goya)
The Portrait of the Duke of Wellington is a painting by the Spanish artist Francisco Goya of the British general Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington during the latter's service in the Peninsular ...
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Princess Elizabeth of Clarence
Princess Elizabeth of Clarence (Elizabeth Georgiana Adelaide; 10 December 1820 – 4 March 1821) was an infant member of the British royal family. She was the second daughter and third child of Prince W...
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Frederick William III of Prussia
Frederick William III (German: Friedrich Wilhelm III) (3 August 1770 – 7 June 1840) was king of Prussia from 1797 to 1840. He ruled Prussia during the difficult times of the Napoleonic Wars and th...
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Arms, titles, honours and styles of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington KG GCB GCH PC FRS (c. 1 May 1769–14 September 1852) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman and one of the leading military and political figures of the...
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Filippo Antonio Gualterio (cardinal)
Filippo Antonio Gualterio (24 March 1660 – 21 April 1728) was made a papal nuncio to France (1700–1706) and a cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church from 1706.
Gualterio was born in Fermo. Descend...
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Philip V of Spain
Philip V (Spanish: Felipe V, French: Philippe; 19 December 1683 – 9 July 1746) was King of Spain from 1 November 1700 to 15 January 1724, when he abdicated in favour of his son Louis, and from...
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Wellington boot
The Wellington boot is a type of boot based upon leather Hessian boots. They were worn and popularised by Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington. This novel "Wellington" boot became a staple of hun...
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Karl Philipp, Prince of Schwarzenberg
Karl Philipp, Fürst zu Schwarzenberg (or Charles Philip, Prince of Schwarzenberg; April 18, 1771 – October 15, 1820) was an Austrian field marshal.
Karl Philipp was born 15 April 1771 in Vie...
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Second Anglo-Maratha War
The Second Anglo-Maratha War (1803–1805) was the second conflict between the British East India Company and the Maratha Empire in India.
The overarching ambition of Raghunathrao, Peshwa Baji Rao I...
William IV of the United Kingdom
William IV (William Henry; 21 August 1765 – 20 June 1837) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover from 26 June 1830 until his death. William, the third son of G...
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Luigi d'Este
Luigi d'Este (21 December 1538 – 30 December 1586) was an Italian Catholic cardinal, the second of the five children of Ercole II d'Este, Duke of Modena and Ferrara, and Renée, daughter of Louis XII o...
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