Franco-Proushie War

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Franco-Proushie War
Part of the wars o German unification
Collage o Franco–Proushie War imagery
Clockwise frae tap left:
Proushie infantry at the Battle o Spicheren;
Jeanniot's 1886 La ligne de feu (Battle o Mars-La-Tour);
Werner's depiction o the capitulation o Sedan;
Neuville's 1873 Les dernières cartouches (Battle o Bazeilles).
Date19 Julie 1870 – 10 Mey 1871
(9 months and 2 weeks)
Location
Result German victory
Belligerents
Fraunce French Empirea

Baden
 Bavarie
Württemberg

Hesse-Darmstadt
Fraunce French Republicb  German Empired
Commanders an leaders
Strenth

909,951

1,200,000

Casualties an losses

756,285[3]

  • 138,871 dead[4]
  • 143,000 woondit
  • 474,414 capturt

116,696[5]

  • 28,208 dead
  • 88,488 woondit
  • a Until 4 September 1870.
  • b From 4 September 1870.
  • c Leading member of the North German Confederation.
  • d From 18 January 1871.

The Franco-Proushie War or Franco-German War (German: Deutsch-Französischer Krieg, lit. German-French War, French: Guerre franco-allemande, lit. Franco-German War), eften referred tae in Fraunce as the War of 1870 (19 Julie 1870 – 10 Mey 1871), wis a conflict atween the Seicont French Empire o Napoleon III an the German states o the North German Confederation led bi the Kinrick o Proushie.

Fitnotes[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Howard 1991, p. 39.
  2. Wawro 2003, p. 42.
  3. Nolte 1884, pp. 526–527.
  4. Nolte 1884, p. 527.
  5. Howard 1991, p. 453.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  • Howard, M. (1991). The Franco-Prussian War: The German Invasion of France 1870–1871. New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-26671-8. 
  • Nolte, Frédérick (1884). L'Europe militaire et diplomatique au dix-neuvième siècle, 1815–1884 (4 volumes). E. Plon, Nourrit et ce. OCLC 4899575. 
  • Wawro, G. (2003). The Franco-Prussian War: The German Conquest of France in 1870–1871. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-58436-1.