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Battle of Granson, 2 March 1476

Battle of Granson, 2 March 1476

Battle of Granson, 2 March 1476 Swiss victory over the invading forces of Charles the Rash, duke of Burgundy. Charles had collected a multinational army, with components from Burgundy itself, Germany, Italy, Flanders and England. The Swiss gave Charles the tactical advantage on the day, and yet still won the battle.

Field Marshal Hugo Sperrle, 1885-1953

Field Marshal Hugo Sperrle, 1885-1953

Field Marshal Hugo Sperrle, 1885-1953Field Marshal Hugo Sperrle (1885-1953) was a senior Luftwaffe officer best known as the commander of Luftflotte 3 during the Battle of Britain. Sperrle was born in 1885 in Ludwigsburg, the son of a brewer. He joined the German army and served as an infantry officer, before becoming a pilot during the First World War.

Which were the (militarily) strongest countries of the Holy Roman Empire?

Which were the (militarily) strongest countries of the Holy Roman Empire?

The Holy Roman Empire was neither holy, Roman or an empire, but it was still a strong power despite its infighting. What were the strongest countries towards the end of the "empire"?

Immigration of workers in France

Immigration of workers in France

CloseTitle: At the port of Vénasque: Spaniards going to work in France.Author: LANCRENON Paul (1857 - 1922) Creation date: 1907Date represented: 07/31/1907 Technique and other indications: Negative gelatin-silver bromide glass.Location of Conservation: Multimedia library of architecture and heritage website Contact copyright: © Ministry of Culture - Multimedia library of Heritage, Dist.

Compromise of 1877

Compromise of 1877

In the months following the Election of 1876, but prior to the inauguration in March 1877, Republican and Democratic leaders secretly hammered out a compromise to resolve the election impasse and address other outstanding issues.Under the terms of this agreement, the Democrats agreed to accept the Republican presidential electors (thus assuring that Rutherford B.

Did the Buyids emerge as allies of the Abbasid Caliphate?

Did the Buyids emerge as allies of the Abbasid Caliphate?

The Buyid dynasty were Shia sympathizers. However, I might have read somewhere that the Buyids came to power as allies of the Abbasids. This would have been as an anti Tabaristan or anti Ziyarid po…