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Dictionary French English: [Wars]

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comm. hist. pol. blocus {m} continental [1806-1814] [aussi : le Blocus]Continental Blockade [1806-1814] [also: Continental System] [large-scale embargo against British trade - policy of Napoleon against the UK during the Napoleonic Wars]
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hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Brouwershaven [1426]Battle of Brouwershaven [in 1426, was part of the (1345-1490) wars over control of the Low Countries and resulted in victory for the Duke of Burgundy against mainly English forces]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Nancy [1477]Battle of Nancy [in 1477, the final and decisive battle in the Burgundian Wars. The Duke of Burgundy was defeated and killed by Lorraine and Swiss forces (funded by France)]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Valmy [1792] [aussi : bataille ou affaire du camp de la Lune]Battle of Valmy [1792] [also: Cannonade of Valmy] [first major victory by the army of France during the Revolutionary Wars, preventing the Prussian Army marching on Paris]
hist. mil. pol. bataille {f} de Waterloo [1815] [aussi : bataille de Mont-Saint-Jean ou Victoire de la Belle-Alliance]Battle of Waterloo [1815] [Napoleon's French army was decisively defeated by the combined Anglo-Allied and Prussian armies, marking the final end of the Napoleonic Wars]
hist. pol. Frédéric-Guillaume {m} III [1770-1840]Frederick William III [1770-1840] [ King of Prussia from 1797 until his death in 1840, ruling during the difficult times of the Napoleonic Wars]
géogr. hist. mil. siège {m} de Badajoz [1812]siege of Badajoz [also: 3rd siege of Badajoz] [one of the bloodiest sieges in the Napoleonic Wars, where Anglo-Portuguese Army forced the surrender of the French garrison]
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hist. pol. Alexandre {m} I de Russie [1777-1825] [aussi : Alexandre Pavlovitch Romanov]Alexander I of Russia [1777-1825] [Emperor of Russia (Tsar) from 1801 until death, ruling during the period of the Napoleonic Wars]
hist. mil. pol. guerre {f} d'indépendance espagnole [1808-1814]Spanish War of Independence [1808-1814] [also: Peninsular War] [military conflict fought by Spain, UK and Portugal against France for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars]
hist. mil. pol. guerre {f} des Deux-RosesWar of the Roses [series of civil wars in England between 1455 and 1487, when the House of Lancaster and the House of York fought for control of the throne of England]
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géogr. hist. mil. arc {m} de triomphe de l'ÉtoileArc de Triomphe de l'Étoile [commissioned in Paris by Napoleon in 1806, it honours those who fought and died for France in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars]
hist. mil. naut. bataille {f} de l'île d'Aix [1809] [aussi : affaire des brûlots]Battle of the Basque Roads [1809] [also: Battle of Aix Roads] [major naval battle of the Napoleonic Wars, leaving many French ships badly damaged or trapped in home ports]
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