Crimean War

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Crimean War
Part of 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 July 2011 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.