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  2. Franco-Prussian War - Wikipedia

    A series of swift Prussian and German victories in eastern France, culminating in the Siege of Metz and the Battle of Sedan, resulted in the capture of the French Emperor Napoleon III and the decisive defeat of the army of the Second Empire; a Government of National Defense was formed in Paris on 4 September and continued the war for another five …

  3. || Prince Henry the Navigator - NYLearns

    Prince Henry was born in 1394 as the third son of King John I (King Joao I) of Portugal. At the age of 21, in 1415, Prince Henry commanded a military force that captured the Muslim outpost of Ceuta, located on the south side of the Strait of Gibraltar.

  4. Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage ...

    "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Marriage Records, 1512-1989", Database. FamilySearch. : 8 March 2023.

  5. Mary, The Princess Royal - British Heritage

    Christened, Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary, when she was born she was fifth in line to the throne, behind her brothers Prince Edward (later Edward VIII who abdicated over his marriage to Wallis Simpson in 1936) and Prince Albert (later King George VI). Her younger brother was Prince Henry (later Duke of Gloucester). 4

  6. List of German Americans - Wikipedia

    Johann Lederer – explorer [510] [511] Jacob Leisler – colonist [512] Frank J. Loesch – law enforcement official, reformer and a founder of the Chicago Crime Commission. Kurt Frederick Ludwig – head of the "Joe K" spy ring in the United States in 1940–41. Paul Machemehl – German-Texan, rancher and civic leader.

  7. Swindon: Growth of the town | British History Online

    Between 1878 and 1887 the G.W.R. works suffered a severe depression and construction of new shops ended. Between 1881 and 1891 the population of New Swindon increased by 9,617 to 27,295. The increase was, however, largely due to transfers to the parish of parts of neighbouring parishes.

  8. German States PRUSSIA Thaler KM 471 Prices & Values | NGC

    German States PRUSSIA Coin Price Guide Powered by NumisMaster German States PRUSSIA Thaler KM# 471 1859A New World Price Guide Search Numismatic specification data and valuation estimates provided by Active Interest Media s NumisMaster. Find more coin values at Go to the NGC US Coin Price Guide Price Guide

  9. Who's in line for the British throne in order, line of ...

    The eldest of Queen Elizabeth II's children, who for 73 years was known as Prince Charles, became the monarch upon his mother's death. He's now King Charles III and h is wife is now Queen Consort ...

  10. Royal Musings - Blogger

    Alice, a British princess in her own right, was styled as HRH Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone. The couple had three children: May (1906-1994), Rupert (1907-1928), and Maurice (1910-1910). HSH Prince Rupert Alexander George of Teck was born at Claremont on August 27, 1907, at Claremont House in Esher.

  11. Camp Morton Prisoner of War Camp

    The camp was named for Indiana Governor Oliver P. Morton. Between the captured prisoners of the battles of Fort Henry and Fort Donelson and August of that same year, it became a prison for 3,000 Confederates taken at the fort and was personally administered by Governor Morton. As a P.O.W. facility, the camp was not any different from other ...