Philip V


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Philip V

238-179 bc.
King of Macedon (221-179) who won the First Macedonian War with Rome (205) but was defeated in the Second Macedonian War (197).
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Philip V

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(Biography) 1683–1746, king of Spain (1700–46) and founder of the Bourbon dynasty in Spain. His accession began the War of Spanish Succession (1701–13)
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Noun1.Philip V - king of ancient Macedonia whose confrontations with the Romans led to his defeat and his loss of control over GreecePhilip V - king of ancient Macedonia whose confrontations with the Romans led to his defeat and his loss of control over Greece
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That international conflagration after the death of the last Habsburg, Charles II, confirmed Philip V, a French prince of the Bourbon dynasty, on the Spanish throne [1700-1746].
The action coincides with Catalonia's national day, or Diada, which recalls the final defeat of local troops by Spanish king Philip V's forces in 1714.
Philip V (1683-1746), grandson of Louis XIV and first Bourbon king of Spain, has attracted only modest scholarly interest, and this is the first modern biography in English.