War o the Spaingie Succession

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War o the Spaingie Succession
Pentin o twa men on horse
Philip V o Spain an the Duke o Vendôme picturt efter the victory at the 1710 Battle o Villaviciosa.
Date 15 Mey 1702 – 11 Julie 1715
(13 years, 1 month, 3 weeks and 5 days)
Location Europe, North Americae, Sooth Americae
Result

Treaties o Utrecht, Rastatt, an Baden:

  • Austrick, Great Breetain an the Dutch Republic recognise Philip V as Keeng o Spain but he renoonces ony claim tae the throne o Fraunce.
  • Spain cedes territories in Europe.
Territorial
changes
Belligerents

 Holy Roman Empire

Spain Spain lyal tae Charles

 Kinrick o Fraunce
Spain Spain lyal tae Philip

Mantua Mantua

Bavarie Bavarie (until 1704)
Commanders an leaders

Kinrick o Fraunce Louis XIV
Kinrick o Fraunce Duke o Villars
Kinrick o FraunceSpain Duke o Berwick
Kinrick o Fraunce Duke o Vendôme
Kinrick o Fraunce Duke o Boufflers
Kinrick o Fraunce Duke o Villeroy
Kinrick o Fraunce Coont o Tessé
Spain Philip V
Spain Marquis o Villadarias
Spain Marquis o Bay
Mantua Ferdinando Carlo Gonzaga

Bavarie Maximilian II Emanuel
Casualties an losses
Dutch Republic 40,000–52,000
Holy Roman Empire 35,000–40,000
Kinrick o Great Breetain 24,000–30,000
Kinrick o Fraunce 115,000–140,000
Spain 10,000–12,000
Bavarie 4,000–5,000
400,000–700,000 deid[2]
a. Great Breetain frae Mey 1707, previously the Kinricks o Ingland an Scotland

The War o the Spaingie Succession (1702–1715) wis a major European conflict o the early 18t century, triggered bi the daith in 1700 o the last Habsburg Keeng o Spain, the infirm an bairnless Charles II.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. The Acts o Union o 1707 unitit the crouns o Ingland an Scotland, formin the Kinrick o Great Breetain. For much o the war, Scots units served unner Dutch pay an operatit as pairt o the army o the Dutch Republic.
  2. "Statistics of Wars, Oppressions and Atrocities of the Eighteenth Century (the 1700s)".