Crimean War

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Crimean War
Pairt o the Ottoman wars in Europe an the Russo-Turkis wars
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Detail o Franz Roubaud's panoramic pentin The Siege o Sevastopol (1904)
DateOctober 1853 – 30 Mairch 1856
LocationCrimean Peninsula, Caucasus, Balkans, Black Sea, Baltic Sea, White Sea, Far East
Result Allied victory; Treaty o Paris
Belligerents
(frae 1855)
Commanders an leaders
Strenth
Tot: 975,850
  • 400,000 French
  • 300,000 Turkis
  • Unitit Kinrick o Great Breetain an Ireland 200,000 Breetish
  • Piedmont-Sardinie 18,000 Sardinians[1]
Tot: 707,500
  • 700,000 Roushies[2]
  • 1,000 Greek legion
Casualties an losses

Tot: 213,147–293,447 dead[3]

 Ottoman Empire
Tot dead est. 95,000[4]–175,300[2]

French Empire
Tot dead: 95,000[3] o which:
10,240[4] killed in action;
20,000 died o woonds;
~ 60,000[4] died o disease

 British Empire
Tot dead: 21,097[4] o which :
2,755[4] killed in action;
2,019 died o woonds;
16,000[4]–16,323 died o disease

 Kinrick o Sardinie
2,050 died frae aw causes[5]
Tot casualties: 400,000+[6]
includin:
143,000 killed
80,000 woondit[7][8]

The Crimean War (French: Guerre de Crimée; Roushie: Крымская война, Krymskaya voina; Turkis: Kırım Savaşı, Sardinie: Gherra di Crimea) wis a militar conflict focht frae October 1853 tae Mairch 1856 in which the Roushie Empire lost tae an alliance o Fraunce, Britain, the Ottoman Empire, an Sardinie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Page 39 o the scan o this beuk [1] (in PDF) reportin a summary o the Sardinian expedeetion in Crimea
  2. 2.0 2.1 Военная Энциклопедия, М., Воениздат 1999, т.4, стр.315
  3. 3.0 3.1 Napoleon III, Pierre Milza, Perrin edition, 2004 Archived 26 Julie 2011[Date mismatch] at the Wayback Machine.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 The War Chronicles: From Flintlocks to Machine Guns: A Global Reference of ... , Joseph Cummins, 2009, p. 100
  5. John Sweetman, Crimean War, Essential Histories 2, Osprey Publishing, 2001, ISBN 1-84176-186-9, p. 89
  6. Gouttman 1995, p. 479.
  7. Mara Kozelsky, "The Crimean War, 1853–56." Kritika: Explorations in Russian and Eurasian History 13.4 (2012): 903–917 online.
  8. Zayonchkovski, Andrei Medardovich (2002) [original year unspecified]. Восточная Война 1853–1856 [Eastern War 1853–1856] (in Russian). Template:Volume needed. (Russian author: Андре́й Меда́рдович Зайончко́вский). Saint Petersburg, Russia: Полигон [Polygon]. ISBN 5-89173-158-4. OCLC 701418742. Retrieved 2015-01-25.