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Battle of Waterloo (1815) Waterloo, 1856 - After his defeat at Leipzig in 1814, Napoleon was banished to the island of Elba, from where he escaped in the spring of 1815. He quickly marched on Paris where he managed to assemble an army of 200.000 men. At Waterloo the French army was defeated by the allied troops of England, Prussia and the Netherlands. The Prince of Orange was commander of the Dutch army and was hurt at his shoulder during battle.
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English and Russian invasion of Noord-Holland (Russian general Herman captured) (1799) Callantsoog, 1856 - A British fleet of over 10.000 men invaded the Netherlands at the beach of Callantsoog on August 27th 1799. In the following weeks the British received reinforcements from mostly Russian troops. Initially the invasion seemed successful: the Batavian fleet surrendered to the English. However, subsequently the English-Russian army was defeated by the French-Batavian troops.
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William V and the heroes of Doggersbank (1781) Doggersbank , 1856 - On August 5th 1781 the Dutch encountered the British fleet. The battle remained undecided and both parties were forced to retreat. In the Republic this was celebrated like a victory. This would be the last sea-battle of the Republic of the Seven United Netherlands.
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Battle of the Downs (1639) The Downs, 1856 - The Battle of the Down took place in the Channel in 1639. Lieutenant-Admiral Maarten Tromp and Vice-Admiral Witte de With gained a decisive victory over a Spanish war fleet under command of Antonio de Oquendo.
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The Dutch in front of Jacatra (1618) Java, 1856 - Governor-general Pieter Both settled in Bantam in 1610 and established a merchant settlement. The English resided in the Indies as well, which led to a battle. Dutchman Jan Pieterzoon Coen secured the Dutch victory over the area.
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The battle of Nieuwpoort (1600) Nieuwpoort, 1856 - The battle of Nieuwpoort was a battle in 1600, during the Eighty Years’ War between the Dutch and Spanish armies. Maurice of Orange was ordered by the States General to Dunkirk in Flanders in order to take over the town. A large Spanish army, led by archduke Albrecht of Austria, unexpectedly came to Flanders. This led to the Battle of Nieuwpoort. Due to Maurice’s strategies the Dutch won the battle.
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Prince Maurice at Geertruidenberg (1593) Geertruidenberg, 1856 - In 1593 Maurice of Orange besieged the town of Geertruidenberg. The town surrendered after a struggle of two months. This victory established Maurice’s fame.
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Joan of Arc and the coronation of Charles VII Reims, - The picture shows the coronation of Charles VII in the Cathedral of Reims on 17th of July 1429. Joan of Arc participated in the ceremony. In the picture you can see her standing beside the altar and hailing the flag of victory. She´s wearing the suit of armour she used during the Hundred Years War when she fought for the French against the British. It is the peak of her fame.
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Arconas Indtagelse Rügen?, ? - I 1100-tallet var Danmark plaget af vendernes hærgen. Derfor indledte Valdemar den Store sammen sin fosterbroder, biskop Absalon, en række togter mod dem. Det kulminerede med indtagelsen af fæstningen Arkona på Rügen i 1169. Billedet viser det øjeblik, hvor Kong Valdemar og biskop Absalon overværer ødelæggelsen af vendernes firehovede statue af guden Svantevit.
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17th Century. Thirty-Years War. The raids of Louis XIV , 1937 - The frieze about the 17th Century shows the timeline (1600-1700 A.C.) with the following dates, which are tagged with red and black arrows: 1608/09 A.C. Union-League; 1630 A.C. Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden comes to the Protestants’ help; 1632 A.C. Gustavus Adolphus’ victory and death in the battle of Lützen; 1640 A.C. The Great Elector’s accession to power; 1648 The Peace of Westphalia; 1655-1660 A.C. Second Northern War; 1667/68 A.C. French War of Devolution against Spain, 1675 A.C. Battle of Fehrbellin; 1672-1678 The Franco-Dutch War; 1681 A.C. French occupation (“spoils”) of Strasburg; 1683 Siege of Vienna, 1686 A.C. Ofen, Mohàcs, 1688 A.C. Death of the Great Elector; 1688-1697 A.C. Nine Year’s War; 1699 A.C. Peace of Karlowitz.
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