Franco-Prussian War
The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War (German: Deutsch-Französischer Krieg, lit. German-French War, French: Guerre franco-allemande, lit. French-German War), often referred to in France...
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Causes of the Franco-Prussian War
The causes of the Franco-Prussian War are deeply rooted in the events surrounding the German unification. In the aftermath of the Austro-Prussian War (1866), Prussia had annexed numerous territories a...
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Battle of Wissembourg (1870)
The Battle of Wissembourg or Battle of Weissenburg, the first of the Franco-Prussian War, was joined when three German army corps surprised the small French garrison at Wissembourg on August 4, 1870. ...
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Battle of Spicheren
The Battle of Spicheren, also known as the Battle of Forbach, was a battle during the Franco-Prussian War. The German victory compelled the French to withdraw to the defenses of Metz. The Battle of Sp...
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Battle of Wörth
The Battle of Wœrth, also known as the Battle of Reichshoffen or as the Battle of Frœschwiller, should more correctly be called the second battle of Wœrth, as the first one occurred on 23 December 179...
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Battle of Mars-La-Tour
The Battle of Mars-La-Tour was fought on 16 August 1870, during the Franco-Prussian War, near the town of Mars-La-Tour in northeast France. Two Prussian corps encountered the entire French Army of the...
Battle of Gravelotte
The Battle of Gravelotte, or Gravelotte–St. Privat (18 August), was the largest battle during the Franco–Prussian War, named after Gravelotte, a village in Lorraine between Metz and the former French–...
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Siege of Metz
The Siege of Metz lasting from 19 August – 27 October 1870 was fought during the Franco-Prussian War and ended in a decisive Prussian victory.
After being defeated at the Battle of Gravelott...
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Battle of Sedan
The Battle of Sedan was fought during the Franco–Prussian War on 1 September 1870. It resulted in the capture of Emperor Napoleon III and large numbers of his troops and for all intents and purposes d...
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Siege of Paris
The Siege of Paris may refer to:
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Treaty of Frankfurt (1871)
The Treaty of Frankfurt (French: Le traité de Francfort; German: Friede von Frankfurt) was a peace treaty signed in Frankfurt on 10 May 1871, at the end of the Franco-Prussian War.
The tre...
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La statue de la Résistance
La statue de la Résistance par Falguière (The statue of the Resistance by Falguière) was a 9-foot tall snow sculpture of a nude woman with a cannon, designed by Alexandre Falguière during the Franco-P...
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Battle of Villiers
The Battle of Villiers was the largest of the French sorties from besieged Paris during the Franco–Prussian War.
After the French defeat at the battle of Le Bourget and hearing of the surrender of...
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Belgium and the Franco-Prussian War
Though not actually a belligerent in the Franco–Prussian War (1870–71), Belgian society and politics were heavily affected by the conflict, and in particular the fear of invasion by either side. The m...
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Charles Fraser MacLean
Charles Fraser MacLean (November 21, 1841 – March 20, 1924) was an American jurist.Born in New Hartford, New York, he began attending Yale University as a junior in 1862. He graduated in 1864 and was...
William Feilding (British Army officer)
General The Honourable William Henry Adelbert Feilding (6 January 1836 – 25 March 1895) was a British soldier of the Coldstream Guards. Feilding was a son of William Feilding, 7th Earl of Denbigh and...
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Foreign Enlistment Act 1870
The Foreign Enlistment Act 1870 (33 & 34 Vict. c.90) is an Act of Parliament of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that seeks to regulate mercenary activities of British citizens.It received the...
Royal Prussian Railway Administration
The title Royal Prussian Railway Administration (Königlich Preußische Eisenbahn-Verwaltung) or KPEV is often mistakenly used to describe the Prussian state railways (Preußische Staatseisenbahn).The in...
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Battle of Hallue
The Battle of Hallue was a battle of the Franco-Prussian War on December 23 and 24, 1870. The battle was fought between 40,000 French under General Louis Faidherbe and 22,500 Prussian troops under Edw...
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Battle of Borny–Colombey
The Battle of Borny–Colombey (August 14, 1870) was a minor battle of the Franco–Prussian War. It saw the escape route of the French army under François Bazaine blocked when they encountered the First ...
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Battle of Mars-la-Tour
The Battle of Mars-La-Tour was fought on 16 August 1870, during the Franco-Prussian War, near the town of Mars-La-Tour in northeast France. Two Prussian corps encountered the entire French Army of the...
Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener
Field Marshal Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener KG, KP, GCB, OM, GCSI GCMG, GCIE, ADC, PC (/ˈkɪtʃənər/; 24 June 1850 – 5 June 1916) was a senior British ...
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Sedantag
Day of Sedan (German: Sedantag) was a semi-official memorial holiday in the German Empire celebrated on the second of September to commemorate King Wilhelm of Prussia's victory in the Battle of Se...
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Second French Empire
The Second French Empire (French: Le Second empire français) was the Imperial Bonapartist regime of Napoleon III from 1852 to 1870, between the Second Republic and the Third Republic, in France.
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Blue Division (Second French Empire)
Created during the Franco-Prussian War of 1870, the Blue Division is the name given to the division d'Infanterie de Marine which - for the first time in the history of the marines - joined 'marsouins'...
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