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The Siege of Gaeta of 1815 was a three-month siege of the city of Gaeta by Austrian forces during the Neapolitan War. The city was attacked and partially reduced by ships of the Royal Navy on 24 July 1815. On 8 August 1815 the city capitulated.
Gaeta is a city and comune in the province of Latina, in Lazio, central Italy. Set on a promontory stretching towards the Gulf of Gaeta, it is 120 kilometres from Rome and 80 km (50 mi) from Naples.
The Austrian Empire was a Central European multinational great power from 1804 to 1867, created by proclamation out of the realms of the Habsburgs. During its existence, it was the third most populous empire after the Russian Empire and the United Kingdom in Europe. Along with Prussia, it was one of the two major powers of the German Confederation. Geographically, it was the third largest empire in Europe after the Russian Empire and the First French Empire. Proclaimed in response to the First French Empire, it partially overlapped with the Holy Roman Empire until the latter's dissolution in 1806.
The Neapolitan War was a conflict between the Napoleonic Kingdom of Naples and the Austrian Empire. It started on 15 March 1815 when King Joachim Murat declared war on Austria and ended on 20 May 1815 with the signing of the Treaty of Casalanza. The war occurred during the Hundred Days between Napoleon's return from exile and before he left Paris to be decisively defeated at the Battle of Waterloo. The war was triggered by a pro-Napoleon uprising in Naples, and ended with a decisive Austrian victory at the Battle of Tolentino after which Bourbon monarch Ferdinand IV was reinstated as King of Naples and Sicily. However, the intervention by Austria caused resentment in Italy, which further spurred on the drive towards Italian unification.
Chortero is a village in the municipality Sintiki, Macedonian region of Greece, 24 km from the city of Serres. As of 2011, Chortero comprises 628 inhabitants, the majority of whom are farmers. Potatoes are the main crop.
The Battle of Garigliano was fought on 29 December 1503 between a Spanish army under Gonzalo Fernández de Córdoba and a French army commanded by Ludovico II, Marquis of Saluzzo.
Coca is a municipality in the province of Segovia, central Spain, part of the autonomous community of Castile and Leon. It is located 50 kilometres northwest of the provincial capital city of Segovia, and 60 kilometres from Valladolid. Castillo de Coca, a 15th-century Mudéjar-style castle is located in the town. It was also the birthplace of Roman Emperor Theodosius I in 347 CE. The town had a population of 2,131 in 2009.
The siege of Gaeta was a three-month siege of the Italian city of Gaeta in 1707 by the forces of the Austrian monarchy under Wirich Philipp von Daun, during the War of the Spanish Succession. It ended on 30 September with the total destruction of the city's historic fortifications.
The Siege of Gaeta saw the fortress city of Gaeta and its Neapolitan garrison under Louis of Hesse-Philippsthal besieged by an Imperial French corps led by André Masséna. After a prolonged defense in which Hesse was badly wounded, Gaeta surrendered and its garrison was granted generous terms by Masséna.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Medellín is an archdiocese located in the city of Medellín in Colombia.
Czarnowo is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Szczuczyn, within Grajewo County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland. It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) west of Szczuczyn, 18 km (11 mi) south-west of Grajewo, and 81 km (50 mi) north-west of the regional capital Białystok.
Załuski is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Szczuczyn, within Grajewo County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland. It lies approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) west of Szczuczyn, 18 km (11 mi) south-west of Grajewo, and 81 km (50 mi) north-west of the regional capital Białystok.
Morgi is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Suchowola, within Sokółka County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, in north-eastern Poland. It lies approximately 8 kilometres (5 mi) east of Suchowola, 27 km (17 mi) north-west of Sokółka, and 51 km (32 mi) north of the regional capital Białystok.
Kolonia Żuchowice is a settlement in the administrative district of Gmina Gorzkowice, within Piotrków County, Łódź Voivodeship, in central Poland. It lies approximately 3 kilometres (2 mi) west of Gorzkowice, 22 km (14 mi) south of Piotrków Trybunalski, and 64 km (40 mi) south of the regional capital Łódź.
Gorzyce is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Miłosław, within Września County, Greater Poland Voivodeship, in west-central Poland. It lies approximately 6 kilometres (4 mi) east of Miłosław, 13 km (8 mi) south of Września, and 49 km (30 mi) south-east of the regional capital Poznań.
The Siege of Antwerp took place after fighting in the Belgian Revolution ended. On 15 November 1832, the French Armée du Nord under Marshal Gérard began to lay siege to the Dutch troops there under David Chassé. The siege ended 23 December 1832. The French had agreed with the Belgian rebels that they would not participate in the battle.
Güldere is a village in the Vezirköprü, Samsun Province, Turkey.
Shterna is a village in Dzhebel Municipality, Kardzhali Province, southern Bulgaria.
Dobromirtsi is a village in Kirkovo Municipality, Kardzhali Province, southern Bulgaria.
Shipok is a village in Kirkovo Municipality, Kardzhali Province, southern Bulgaria.
Zdravchets is a village in Kirkovo Municipality, Kardzhali Province, southern Bulgaria.
Bashtino is a village in Kardzhali Municipality, Kardzhali Province, southern Bulgaria.
Dangovo is a village in Kardzhali Municipality, Kardzhali Province, southern Bulgaria.
Lavovo is a village in Kardzhali Municipality, Kardzhali Province, southern Bulgaria.
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols. The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position; alternatively, a geographic position may be expressed in a combined three-dimensional Cartesian vector. A common choice of coordinates is latitude, longitude and elevation. To specify a location on a plane requires a map projection.