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Action Of 12–17 January 1640
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Portugal
PORTUGAL (Portuguese : ), officially the PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC (Portuguese: República Portuguesa ), is a sovereign state located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe
Europe
. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe
Europe
, being bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
and to the north and east by Spain
Spain
. Its territory also includes the Atlantic
Atlantic
archipelagos of the Azores and Madeira , both autonomous regions with their own regional governments . At 1.7 million km2, its Exclusive Economic Zone is the 3rd largest in the European Union
European Union
and the 11th largest in the world
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Dutch Republic
The Hague
The Hague
(de facto ) LANGUAGES Dutch , Zeelandic , West Flemish , Dutch Low Saxon
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Killed In Action
KILLED IN ACTION (KIA) is a casualty classification generally used by militaries to describe the deaths of their own combatants at the hands of hostile forces. The United States
United States
Department of Defense , for example, says that those declared KIA need not have fired their weapons but have been killed due to hostile attack. KIAs do not come from incidents such as accidental vehicle crashes and other "non-hostile" events or terrorism. KIA can be applied both to front-line combat troops and to naval, air and support troops. Someone who is killed in action during a particular event is denoted with a † (dagger ) beside their name to signify their death in that event or events. Further, KIA denotes one to have been killed in action on the battlefield whereas DIED OF WOUNDS (DOW) relates to someone who survived to reach a medical treatment facility
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Siege Of Recife (1630)
RECIFE (Portuguese pronunciation: ( listen )) is the fourth-largest urban agglomeration in Brazil
Brazil
with 3,995,949 inhabitants, the largest urban agglomeration of the North/Northeast Regions, and the capital and largest city of the state of Pernambuco
Pernambuco
in the northeast corner of South America
South America
. The population of the city proper was 1,625,583 in 2016. The former capital of the 17th century colony of New Holland of Dutch Brazil
Brazil
, established by the Dutch West India Company
Dutch West India Company
. Recife
Recife
was founded in 1537, during the early Portuguese colonization of Brazil, as the main harbor of the Captaincy of Pernambuco
Pernambuco
, known for its large scale production of sugar cane
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Spain
Coordinates : 40°N 4°W / 40°N 4°W / 40; -4 Kingdom of Spain Reino de España (Spanish ) 6 other official names * ARAGONESE : Reino d'Espanya ASTURIAN : Reinu d'España BASQUE : Espainiako Erresuma CATALAN : Regne d'Espanya GALICIAN : Reino de España OCCITAN : Reiaume d'Espanha Flag Coat of arms MOTTO: "Plus Ultra " (Latin ) "Further Beyond" ANTHEM: " Marcha Real " (Spanish ) "Royal March" Location of Spain
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Capture Of Bahia
The CAPTURE OF BAHIA was a military engagement between Portugal
Portugal
(at that time, united with Spain in the Iberian Union ) and the Dutch West India Company , occurred in 1624, that ended in the capture of the Brazilian city of Salvador da Bahia by the latter. This capture was part of the Groot Desseyn plan of the Dutch West India Company. Although the Dutch intentions were reported to the Spanish no preventive counter-action was taken by them. CONTENTS * 1 Prelude * 2 Capture * 3 Aftermath * 4 Sources * 5 References PRELUDEOn December 22, 1623, a Dutch fleet under the command of Admiral Jacob Willekens and Vice Admiral Pieter Heyn and consisting of 35 ships, sailed from Texel
Texel
carrying 6,500 men
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Iberian Union
The IBERIAN UNION was the dynastic union of the Crown of Portugal and the Spanish Crown
Spanish Crown
between 1580 and 1640, bringing the entire Iberian Peninsula , as well as Spanish and Portuguese overseas possessions, under the Spanish Habsburg kings Philip II , Philip III and Philip IV of Spain
Spain
. The union began as a result of the Portuguese crisis of succession and the ensuing War of the Portuguese Succession and lasted 60 years, until the Portuguese Restoration War in which the House of Braganza was established as Portugal's new ruling dynasty. The Habsburg king was the only element of connection between the multiple kingdoms and territories, who ruled by six separate government councils of Castile, Aragon, Portugal, Italy, Flanders and the Indies. The governments, institutions, and legal traditions of each kingdom remained independent of each other
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Itamaracá
ILHA DE ITAMARACá is an island and municipality in Pernambuco , Brazil on the Atlantic Ocean . Itamaracá means "stone shaker" in Tupi , from the words itá ("stone") and mbara'ká ("shaker"). It is separated from the mainland by the Canal de Santa Cruz , a salt water channel both mouths of which are on the Atlantic Ocean. Itamaracá has a total area of 66.68 square kilometres (25.75 sq mi) and had an estimated population of 24,413 inhabitants in 2014 according to IBGE . It is located in the metropolitan area of Recife , the capital city of Pernambuco state. The main activities of the population are fishing and tourism. Recife is located about 38 kilometres (24 mi) to the south whereas Olinda , another important town of Pernambuco and also UNESCO World Heritage , is 30 kilometres (19 mi) to the south
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Pernambuco
PERNAMBUCO (Portuguese pronunciation: ) is a state of Brazil
Brazil
, located in the Northeast region of the country. The state of Pernambuco
Pernambuco
also includes the archipelago Fernando de Noronha
Fernando de Noronha
. With an estimated population of 9.2 million people in 2013, it is the seventh most populous state of Brazil
Brazil
, and is the sixth most densely populated and the 19th most extensive among the states and territories of the country . Its capital and largest city, Recife
Recife
, is one of the most important economic and urban hubs in the country. As of 2013 estimates, Recife's metropolitan area is the fifth most populous in the country, and the largest urban agglomeration in Northeast Brazil
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Battle Of Swally
Kingdom of England
England
* East India
India
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Dutch–Portuguese War
Treaty of Hague * Formation of the Dutch Empire
Dutch Empire
* Portuguese Restoration War * Portuguese victory in South America and Africa * Dutch victory in the East BELLIGERENTS KINGDOM OF PORTUGAL Supported by: Crown of Castile
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Capture Of Brielle
The CAPTURE OF BRIELLE by the Watergeuzen , on 1 April 1572 marked a turning point in the uprising of the Low Countries against Spain in the Eighty Years\' War . Militarily the success was minor as the port of Brielle was undefended, but it provided the first foothold on land for the rebels at a time when the rebellion was all but crushed, and it offered the sign for a new revolt throughout the Netherlands which led to the formation of the Dutch Republic . CONTENTS * 1 Overview * 2 Legacy * 3 In literature * 4 References * 5 Further reading OVERVIEWThe Watergeuzen were led by William van der Marck, Lord of Lumey , and by two of his captains, Willem Bloys van Treslong and Lenaert Jansz de Graeff . After they were expelled from England by Elizabeth I, they needed a place to shelter their 25 ships. As they sailed towards Brielle, they were surprised to find out that the Spanish garrison had left in order to deal with trouble in Utrecht
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Battle Of Jemmingen
After the Battle of Heiligerlee , the Dutch rebel leader Louis of Nassau (brother of William the Silent ) failed to capture the city Groningen . Louis was driven away by Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, Duke of Alba and defeated at the BATTLE OF JEMMINGEN (also known as BATTLE OF JEMGUM, at Jemgum in East Frisia - now part of Germany ) on 21 July 1568. CONTENTS * 1 Forces * 2 Battle * 3 Aftermath * 4 Notes * 5 References * 6 External links FORCESThe Spanish army consisted of 12,000 infantry (4 tercios ), 3,000 cavalry, and some cannons. Louis of Nassau opposed them with 10,000 infantry (2 groups), some cavalry, and 16 cannons. BATTLEAfter three hours of skirmishes, Louis' army left its trenches and advanced. Pounded by effective musket fire and intimidated by the Spanish cavalry, the advance turned into a general retreat towards the river Ems
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Battle Of Jodoigne
The BATTLE OF JODOIGNE was fought October 20th 1568 between Spanish and Dutch forces. The Spanish under Fernando Álvarez de Toledo, 3rd Duke of Alba destroyed the rear guard of William the Silent 's invading army, forcing him to abandon his invasion of the Netherlands and to retreat into Germany. The Dutch outnumbered the Spanish army, but were caught off-guard by the Spanish attack. This resulted in a crushing defeat for the Dutch. REFERENCES * ^ "Jodoigne Battle". Retrieved 21 August 2014. This article about a battle in Spanish history is a stub . You can help by expanding it . * v * t * e This Dutch-history -related article is a stub . You can help by expanding it
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Battle Of Dahlen
The BATTLE OF DAHLEN was fought on April 23, 1568, between a Dutch rebel army led by Jean de Montigny, Lord of Villers , and a Spanish army commanded by Sancho Dávila y Daza . As a part of William of Orange\'s planned invasion, the Dutch rebels were trying to conquer the town of Roermond when the arrival of the Spanish force compelled them to withdraw. Dávila pursued the retreating force and inflicted a defeat upon Villers near the small town of Dahlen (today known as Rheindahlen ). The survivors of this encounter sought refuge under the walls of Dahlen, where the Spanish infantry finally defeated them. This battle is sometimes considered the official start of the Eighty Years\' War
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