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The French Revolution of 1830: a barrcade Paris, - The picture shows the July Revolution of 1830 in Paris. Craftsmen, workers and students are revolting against Charles X who dissolved the parliament. They built barricades, are throwing chairs and kettles from their windows and are firing at the royalist army.
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Capture of Den Briel (1572) Brielle, 1856 - Several times the Prince and the Sea Beggars attempted to seize Dutch towns from the Spanish. On April 1st 1572 the Sea Beggars managed to capture Den Briel.
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German Yeomanries are fighting for their independence , unknown - The picture shows a scene of the German peasants‘war between 1524 and 1526 (Southern Germany, Austria, Switzerland). Beside the peasants also mine workers and urban citizens took part in the revolution against the oppressive authorities. You can see the fight of the peasants against the knights of the seigniors. The peasants are fighting with lances and flails. In the background other peasants are looting and destroying a mill, probably an aristocratic estate. The battlefield is covered with snow; the scene of the depiction is dated to March of the year 1525 – the beginning of the revolts in Leipheim. The peasant troops were combated by the troops of the Swabian confederation. The subtitle of the wall chart is “Lewwer duad üs Slav” (its better to be dead than to be a slave) cites a Frisian slogan, well known as verse of Liliencron’s ballad “Pidder Lüng” (1844) which tells about the revolt of a poor fisherman. Later the slogan was abused by the Nazi-Propaganda as an example for the alleged bravery of the (blonde and blue-eyed) Nordic.
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Arnoud van Gelder, carried off by his son Adolf (1465) Grave, 1856 - Arnoud from the House of Egmond, came into office for the Gelderland government in 1423. His reign was long but very turbulent. Amongst other things, he was at war with his own son Adolf. On January 9th 1465 a reconciliation fest was held in Grave. The fest appeared to be a trick and Arnoud van Gelder was captured by his son Adolf that night.
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Delft surrenders with a treaty to Albrecht of Bayern (1359) Delft, 1856 - Albrecht of Bayern rose to power after his brother Count Willem V became insane. Part of the citizens (the Cods) disagreed to this and revolted (mostly in Delft). The image shows the people surrendering.
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The death of Earl Willem II (1256) West-Friesland, 1856 - Earl Willem II attempted to end the West-Frisian revolt. In January 1256 he marched into West-Friesland with an army. However, the cold had frozen-over all waters causing Willem II to fall through the ice whilst still on horseback and die.
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Apronius defeated by the Frisians (28 AD) Baduhenner Woud (tussen Leeuwarden en Sneek), 1856 - A breached agreement between the Frisians, Batavians and the Romans caused the Frisians and Batavians to revolt. In answer, the Roman army commander and senator Apronius travelled to Friesland. The wall chart displays the battle scene. The wall chart itself states 28 BC, the manual however states this ought to be 28 AD.
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Arminius the Chersuci. Battle of the Teutoburg Forest Bramsche am Kalkriese, 1938 - The picture shows Arminius, the chieftain of the Cherusci, who in the year 9 AC defeated three Roman legions. You can see the Germanic soldiers coming out of the woods and throwing their spears after the Romans. Arminius had Roman civil rights and as a Roman ally had obtained the confidence of the Roman governor. Arminius awaited the right moment, ambushed the Romans and defeated them.
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Under the flag of the drawstring shoe , - The picture shows the rebellious peasants of the so called "drawstring-shoe-movement" (1493-1517) in southern Germany during the early period of the Peasants’War(1524-1526). You can see a group of about twenty peasants gathering under their standard the drawstring shoe.
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Widukind , 1936 - The picture shows Widukind (also Wittekind), who sparked the war against the Franks in 778 A.C. As leader of the Saxons he fought against Charlemagne, king of the Franks and against the Christian faith until the year 785 A.C., when he agreed to be baptized as part of a peace-treaty. Depicted are Widukind’s troops gathering in front of Widukind’s house and prepared for the battle. They are armored with lances, swords and helmets. In the top right corner of the entrance you can see rightwards angled swastikas, who in former Germanic times did not yet possess any specific political meaning but were symbolized the sun gear or the hammer of Thor.
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