Spanish Succession, War of the

Spanish Succession, War of the

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  • Spanish Succession, War of the — (1701–14) Conflict arising from the disputed succession to the throne of Spain after the death of the childless Charles II. The Habsburg Charles had named the Bourbon Philip, duke d Anjou, as his successor; when Philip took the Spanish throne as… …   Universalium

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  • Polish Succession, War of the — (1733–38) European conflict waged ostensibly to determine the successor to Augustus II. Austria and Russia supported his son Augustus III, while most Poles, France, and Spain supported Stanisław I, a former Polish king (1704–09) and father in law …   Universalium

  • War of the Spanish Succession — Philip V of Spain and the Duke of Vendôme commanded the Franco Spanish charge at the Battle of Villaviciosa by Jean Alaux (1840) …   Wikipedia

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  • (the) War of the Spanish Succession — the War of the Spanish Succession [the War of the Spanish Succession] a war (1701–14) between Britain, Austria, the Netherlands, Portugal and Denmark on one side, and France and Spain on the other side. It started when the king of Spain died… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spanish-Portuguese War — may refer to one of the following conflicts between Portugal and Spain or between Portugal and Castile (before 1516) :* 1383–1385 Crisis, when Castile intervened unsuccessfully in a Portuguese civil war. * 1580 Portuguese succession crisis, when… …   Wikipedia

  • Spanish Civil War — the civil war in Spain 1936 39. * * * (1936–39) Military revolt against the government of Spain. After the 1936 elections produced a Popular Front government supported mainly by left wing parties, a military uprising began in garrison towns… …   Universalium

  • War of the Castilian Succession — The War of the Castilian Succession (or the Second Castilian Civil War) was fought from 1475 to 1479 between the two claimaints to succeed Henry IV on the Castilian throne: Juana la Beltraneja, supported by Afonso V of Portugal and Louis XI of… …   Wikipedia

  • the War of the Spanish Succession — ➡ Spanish Succession * * * …   Universalium

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