Category: European history
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By the late 1850s, the cause of Italian...
Battle of Magenta
In April 1859 Sardinia deliberately provoked...
Solferino and its Aftermath
After the Austrian defeat at Magenta, the...
Unification of Central Italy
The Second Italian War of Independence was...
Expedition of the Thousand
In return for French support, Sardinia ceded...
Annexation of the Two Sicilies
Having won over the island of Sicily,...
Kingdom of Italy
The conquest of the Two Sicilies left the...
Schleswig and Holstein were two largely German...
Second Schleswig War
The two most powerful German states were...
Outbreak of the Austro-Prussian War
After the war with Denmark, Austria and...
End of the German Confederation
Prussia responded swiftly to the German...
Sadowa and its Aftermath
Three weeks into the war, invading Prussian...
North German Confederation
At the Peace of Prague, Austria accepted the...
Outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War
In 1870 a Prussian prince accepted the Spanish...
Siege of Paris
With the defeat at Sedan, Napoleon III was...