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Action Of 12–17 January 1640
Iberian Union: Spain  Portugal United ProvincesCommanders and leadersFernando de Mascarenhas Willem Loos †Strength30 Galleons, 34 armed transports, 13 small vessels[1] 30 warships and supply ships, 10 small vessels[2]Casualties and losses2 vessels lost 2 vessels[3] or 8 vessels lostv t eDutch–Portuguese WarBantam 1st Malacca Cape Rachado Swally Macau 1st Bahia Persian Gulf 2nd Bahia 1st Elmina 1st Recife Albrolhos 2nd Elmina Goa 3rd Bahia 4th Bahia Mormugão Itamaracá Galle 2nd Malacca 1st Luanda Tabocas Kombi 2nd Luanda 1st Guararapes 2nd Guararapes 2nd Recife 1st Colombo 2nd Colombov t eDutch Revolt (Eighty Years' War)Western EuropeOosterweel Dahlen Heiligerlee Jemmingen Jodoigne Brielle Mons Goes 1st Mechelen Middelburg Haarlem Alkmaar 1st Geertruidenberg Leiden Delft Valkenburg Mookerheyde Schoonhoven Zierikzee 1st Antwerp Gembloux Rijmenam 1st Deventer
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Capture Of Geertruidenberg (1573)
Geertruidenberg
Geertruidenberg
(Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɣeːrtrœydə(m)ˌbɛrx] ( listen)) is a city and municipality in the province North Brabant
North Brabant
in the south of the Netherlands. The city, named after Saint Gertrude of Nivelles, received city rights in 1213 from the count of Holland. The fortified city prospered until the 15th century. Today, the municipality of Geertruidenberg
Geertruidenberg
also includes the population centres Raamsdonk
Raamsdonk
and Raamsdonksveer. The municipality has a total area of 29.64 km2 (11.44 sq mi) and had a population of 21,529 in 2017
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Battle Of Jodoigne
Jodoigne
Jodoigne
(French pronunciation: ​[ʒɔdɔɲ],[2] Dutch: Geldenaken [ˈɣɛldəˌnaːkə(n)]) is a Walloon city and municipality located in the Belgian province of Walloon Brabant. On January 1, 2006, Jodoigne
Jodoigne
had a total population of 12,440. The total area is 73.31 km² which gives a population density of 170 inhabitants per km². The present municipality includes the villages of Piétrain, Saint-Jean-Geest, Saint-Remy-Geest, Sainte-Marie-Geest, Zétrud-Lumay, Dongelberg, Mélin, Lathuy, Jodoigne-Souveraine and Jauchelette. In the 1568 Battle of Jodoigne, one of the early battles of the Eighty Years' War, the Spanish Duke of Alba defeated a Dutch rebel force under William the Silent. The previous mayor of Jodoigne, Louis Michel, a liberal politician was the Belgian foreign minister from 1999 until 2004 and was the Belgian European commissioner from 2004 until 2009
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Itamaracá
Ilha de 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")[1] and mbara'ká ("shaker").[2] 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.[3] It is located in the metropolitan area of Recife, the capital city of Pernambuco
Pernambuco
state. The main activities of the population are fishing and tourism
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Pernambuco
Pernambuco
Pernambuco
(Portuguese pronunciation: [pɛʁnɐ̃ˈbuku])[3] is a state of Brazil, located in the Northeast region of the country. The state of Pernambuco
Pernambuco
also includes the archipelago Fernando de Noronha. With an estimated population of 9.2 million people in 2013, it is the seventh most populous state of 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, 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.[4] In 1982 the city of Olinda, the second oldest city in Brazil, was declared a World Heritage Site
World Heritage Site
by UNESCO
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Iberian Union
The Iberian Union
Iberian Union
was the dynastic union of the Crown of Portugal
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. The union began as a result of the Portuguese crisis of succession and the ensuing War of the Portuguese Succession
War of the Portuguese Succession
and lasted 60 years,[1][2] until the Portuguese Restoration War in which the House of Braganza
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
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Spain
Coordinates: 40°N 4°W / 40°N 4°W / 40; -4Kingdom of Spain Reino de España  (Spanish)6 other official names[a][b]Aragonese: Reino d'EspanyaAsturian: Reinu d'EspañaBasque: Espainiako ErresumaCatalan: Regne d'EspanyaGalician: Reino de EspañaOccitan: Reiaume d'EspanhaFlagCoat of armsMotto: "Plus Ultra" (Latin) "Further Beyond"Anthem: "Marcha Real" (Spanish)[2] "Royal March"Location of  Spain  (dark green) – in Europe  (green & dark grey) – in the European Union  (green)Capital and largest city Madrid 40°26′N 3°42′W / 40.433°N 3.700°W / 40.433; -3.700Official language and national language Spanish[c]Co-official languages in certain autonomous communities Catalan Galician Basque OccitanEthnic groups (2015)89.9% Spanish 10.1% othersReligi
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Portugal
Portugal
Portugal
(Portuguese pronunciation: [puɾtuˈɣaɫ]), officially the Portuguese Republic
Republic
(Portuguese: República Portuguesa [ʁɛˈpuβlikɐ puɾtuˈɣezɐ]),[note 1] is a sovereign state located mostly on the Iberian Peninsula
Iberian Peninsula
in southwestern Europe. It is the westernmost country of mainland Europe, bordered to the west and south by the Atlantic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
and to the north and east by Spain
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Dutch Republic
The Hague
The Hague
(de facto)Languages Dutch, Zeelandic, West Flemish, Dutch Low Saxon, West FrisianReligion Dutch ReformedGovernment Confederative republicStadtholder •  1581–1584 William I (first) •  1751–1795 William V (last)Grand Pensionary •  1581–1585 Paulus Buys
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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.[1] 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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Battle Of Dahlen
A battle is a combat in warfare between two or more armed forces, or combatants. A war sometimes consists of many battles. Battles generally are well defined in duration, area, and force commitment.[1] A battle with only limited engagement between the forces and without decisive results is sometimes called a skirmish. Wars and military campaigns are guided by strategy, whereas battles take place on a level of planning and execution known as operational mobility.[2] German strategist Carl von Clausewitz
Carl von Clausewitz
stated that "the employment of battles ..
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Dutch–Portuguese War
Treaty of HagueFormation of the Dutch Empire Portuguese Restoration War Portuguese victory in South America and Southwest Africa Dutch victory in Guinea and IndonesiaBelligerents Kingdom of Portugal Supported by:  Crown of Castile (until 1640)  Kingdom of Cochin Potiguara Tupis Ming China  Dutch Republic Supported by:  Kingdom of England (until 1640) Johor Sultanate Kingdom of Kandy Kingdom of Kongo Kingdom of Ndongo Rio Grande Tupis Nhandui Tarairiu Tribe Ayutthaya Kingdom (Siam)Commanders and leaders Pedro da Silva António Teles de Meneses Nuno Álvares Botelho Matias de Albuquerque Martim Afonso de Castro Fadrique de Toledo Osório Salvador de Sá John Maurice of Nassau Piet Pieterszoon Hein Cornelis Matelief de Jonge Adam Westerwolt Gerard Pietersz
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Battle Of Swally
Kingdom of England East India
India
Company Portuguese EmpireCommanders and leadersCaptain Thomas Best UnknownStrengthFour galleons Four naus, 26 barquesv t ePortuguese battles in the Indian OceanCannanore (1501) Calicut (1502) Pandarane (1504) Cochin (1504) Cannanore (1506) Anjadiva (1506) Ormuz (1507) Cannanore (1507) Chaul (1508) Dabul (1508) Diu (1509) Goa
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Siege Of Recife (1630)
Treaty of HagueFormation of the Dutch Empire Portuguese Restoration War Portuguese victory in South America and Southwest Africa Dutch victory in Guinea and IndonesiaBelligerents Kingdom of Portugal Supported by:  Crown of Castile (until 1640)  Kingdom of Cochin Potiguara Tupis Ming China  Dutch Republic Supported by:  Kingdom of England (until 1640) Johor Sultanate Kingdom of Kandy Kingdom of Kongo Kingdom of Ndongo Rio Grande Tupis Nhandui Tarairiu Tribe Ayutthaya Kingdom (Siam)Commanders and leaders Pedro da Silva António Teles de Meneses Nuno Álvares Botelho Matias de Albuquerque Martim Afonso de Castro Fadrique de Toledo Osório Salvador de Sá John Maurice of Nassau Piet Pieterszoon Hein Cornelis Matelief de Jonge Adam Westerwolt Gerard Pietersz
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Battle Of Oosterweel
The Battle of Oosterweel
Battle of Oosterweel
took place on 13 March 1567 and is traditionally seen as the beginning[1] of the Eighty Years' War. The battle was fought near the village of Oosterweel, north of Antwerp. A Spanish professional army under General
General
Beauvoir defeated an army of radical Calvinists rebels under Jan de Marnix. The prisoners were considered rebels and all were killed
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Battle Of Heiligerlee (1568)
Not to be confused with the earlier Battle of Heiligerlee (1536) The Battle of Heiligerlee (Heiligerlee, Groningen, 23 May 1568)[4] was fought between Dutch rebels and the Spanish army of Friesland. This was the first Dutch victory during the Eighty Years' War. The Groningen province of the Spanish Netherlands was invaded by an army consisting of 3,900 infantry led by Louis of Nassau and 200 cavalry led by Adolf of Nassau. Both were brothers of William I of Orange. The intention was to begin an armed uprising against the Spanish rulers of the Netherlands. The Stadtholder of Friesland and also Duke of Aremberg, Johan de Ligne, had an army of 3,200 infantry and 20 cavalry. Aremberg initially avoided confrontation, awaiting reinforcements from the Count of Meghem. However, on 23 May, Adolf's cavalry lured him to an ambush at the monastery of Heiligerlee
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