Hohenlinden


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Hohenlinden

(German hoːənˈlɪndən)
n
(Placename) a village in S Germany, in Bavaria east of Munich: scene of the defeat of the Austrians by the French during the Napoleonic Wars (1800)
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Noun1.Hohenlinden - a town in Bavaria (near Munich)
Bavaria - a state in southern Germany famous for its beer; site of an automobile factory
2.Hohenlinden - a battle during the Napoleonic Wars (1800)Hohenlinden - a battle during the Napoleonic Wars (1800); the French defeated the Austrians
Napoleonic Wars - a series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times; 1799-1815
Bavaria - a state in southern Germany famous for its beer; site of an automobile factory
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WHO wrote the war poems Hohenlinden and Ye Mariners Of England?
When almost beaten at Hohenlinden General Richepanse was on the point of sounding the retreat, unaware that Kniaziewicz was marching to his relief, it was he, Jacek, alias Robak, who braved sword and lance to deliver Kniaziewicz's letters with news that our own lancers were taking the enemy's rear.
Su victoria en Marengo eclipsa la de Moreau en Hohenlinden, probablemente de mayor importancia estrategica.
The process began when the German territories on the west bank of the Rhine were annexed to France in 1801 under the Treaty of Luneville, which the Hapsburg Emperor, Francis II, had no choice but to accept after the French victories at Marengo and Hohenlinden the previous year.
Part one, some 23 entries, stretches from the Peloponnesian War (5th century BC) to the battle of Hohenlinden (1800 AD.
Principal battles: Yorktown (1781); Hohenlinden near Munich (1800); Leipzig (1813).
The defeat of Austria at the battles of Marengo (June 14th, 1800) and Hohenlinden (December 3rd, 1800) and the subsequent Treaty of Luneville left him in control of all territory west of the Rhine and parts of Italy, while also occupying Holland and Switzerland.
Principal battles: Zurich (1799); Hohenlinden (near Munich) (1800); Austerlitz (Slavkov) (1805); Danzing (Gdansk), Friedland (Pravdinsk) (1807); Fuentes de Onoro (1811); Waterloo (1815).
the two most overwhelming victories won by French arms during the first half of his active career were Massena's defeat of the Russians at Zurich in 1799 and Moreau's triumph over the Austrians at Hohenlinden in 1800.