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Dombes
The Dombes
Dombes
(Arpitan: Domba) is an area in southeastern France, once an independent municipality, formerly part of the province of Burgundy, and now a district comprised in the department of Ain, and bounded on the west by the Saône
Saône
River, by the Rhône, on the east by the Ain and on the north by the district of Bresse.[1]Contents1 Topography 2 Political history 3 Summary 4 Communes in the Dombes 5 References 6 External linksTopography[edit]This section is largely based on an article in the out-of-copyright Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition, which was produced in 1911. It should be brought up to date to reflect subsequent history or scholarship (including the references, if any). When you have completed the review, replace this notice with a simple note on this article's talk page
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Vector (epidemiology)
In epidemiology, a disease vector is any agent that carries and transmits an infectious pathogen into another living organism;[1][2] most agents regarded as vectors are organisms, such as intermediate parasites or microbes, but it could be an inanimate medium of infection such as dust particles.[3]Contents1 Arthropods 2 Plants and fungi 3 World Health Organization
World Health Organization
and vector-borne disease 4 Vector-borne zoonotic disease and human activity 5 See also 6 Notes 7 References 8 Bibliography 9 External linksArthropods[edit]The deer tick, a vector for Lyme disease
Lyme disease
pathogens.Arthropods form a major group of pathogen vectors with mosquitoes, flies, sand flies, lice, fleas, ticks, and mites transmitting a huge number of pathogens. Many such vectors are haematophagous, which feed on blood at some or all stages of their lives. When the insects blood feed, the pathogen enters the blood stream of the host
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Austro-Turkish War Of 1716-18
Austrian victoryTreaty of PassarowitzTerritorial changes The Banat, Serbia, Oltenia
Oltenia
and a part of northern Bosnia
Bosnia
ceded to Austria.Belligerents


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France
France
France
(French: [fʁɑ̃s]), officially the French Republic (French: République française [ʁepyblik fʁɑ̃sɛz]), is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France
France
in western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.[XIII] The metropolitan area of France
France
extends from the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
to the English Channel
English Channel
and the North Sea, and from the Rhine
Rhine
to the Atlantic Ocean. The overseas territories include French Guiana
French Guiana
in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans
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Francis I Of France
Francis I (French: François Ier) (12 September 1494 – 31 March 1547) was the first King of France
King of France
from the Angoulême branch of the House of Valois, reigning from 1515 until his death. He was the son of Charles, Count of Angoulême, and Louise of Savoy. He succeeded his cousin and father-in-law Louis XII, who died without a son. A prodigious patron of the arts, he initiated the French Renaissance by attracting many Italian artists to work on the Château de Chambord, including Leonardo da Vinci, who brought the Mona Lisa
Mona Lisa
with him, which Francis had acquired. Francis' reign saw important cultural changes with the rise of absolute monarchy in France, the spread of humanism and Protestantism, and the beginning of French exploration of the New World
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Louise Of Savoy
Louise of Savoy
Savoy
(11 September 1476 – 22 September 1531) was a French noble and regent, Duchess suo jure of Auvergne and Bourbon, Duchess of Nemours, and the mother of King Francis I. She was politically active and served as the Regent
Regent
of France in 1515, in 1525–1526 and in 1529.Contents1 Family and early life 2 Marriage 3 Widowed and motherhood 4 Mother of the King4.1 The Bourbon inheritance 4.2 Regent5 Death 6 Portrayal in television 7 Ancestors 8 References 9 SourcesFamily and early life[edit] Louise of Savoy
Savoy
was born at Pont-d'Ain, the eldest daughter of Philip II, Duke of Savoy
Savoy
and his first wife, Margaret of Bourbon. Her brother, Philibert II, Duke of Savoy, succeeded her father as ruler of the duchy and head of the House of Savoy
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Henry II Of France
Henry II (French: Henri II; 31 March 1519 – 10 July 1559) was a monarch of the House of Valois
House of Valois
who ruled as King of France
King of France
from 31 March 1547 until his death in 1559. The second son of Francis I, he became Dauphin of France
Dauphin of France
upon the death of his elder brother Francis III, Duke of Brittany, in 1536. As a child, Henry and his elder brother spent over four years in captivity in Spain
Spain
as hostages in exchange for their father. Henry pursued his father's policies in matter of arts, wars and religion
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Francis II Of France
Francis II (French: François II) (19 January 1544 – 5 December 1560) was a King of France
King of France
of the House of Valois-Angoulême
House of Valois-Angoulême
from 1559 to 1560. He was also King consort
King consort
of Scotland
Scotland
as a result of his willing marriage to Mary, Queen of Scots, from 1558 until his death in 1560. He ascended the throne of France
France
at the age of fifteen after the accidental death of his father, Henry II, in 1559. His short reign was dominated by the first stirrings of the French Wars of Religion. Although the royal age of majority had been set at fourteen, his mother, Catherine de' Medici, entrusted the reins of government to his wife's uncles from the House of Guise, staunch supporters of the Catholic cause
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Catherine De' Medici
Catherine de' Medici
Medici
(Italian: Caterina de' Medici, pronounced [kateˈriːna de ˈmɛːditʃi]; French: Catherine de Médicis, pronounced [katʁin də medisis]; 13 April 1519 – 5 January 1589), daughter of Lorenzo II de' Medici
Lorenzo II de' Medici
and of Madeleine de La Tour d'Auvergne, was an Italian noblewoman who was queen of France
France
from 1547 until 1559, by marriage to King Henry II. As the mother of kings Francis II, Charles IX and Henry III, she had extensive, if at times varying, influence in the political life of France. From 1560 to 1563, she ruled France
France
as regent for her son Charles IX, King of France. In 1533, at the age of fourteen, Catherine married Henry, second son of King Francis I and Queen Claude of France
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Duchy Of Montpensier
The French lordship of Montpensier (named after the village of Montpensier, département of Puy-de-Dôme), located in historical Auvergne, became a countship in the 14th century. It changed hands from the House of Thiern, to the House of Beaujeau, to the House of Drieux, to the House of Beaujeau again, and finally to the House of Ventadour, before it was sold in 1384 by Bernard and Robert de Ventadour to John, Duke of Berry, whose sons Charles and John were the first two to hold the title of Count of Montpensier. After their deaths without issue, their younger sister Marie brought the countship to her third husband, John I, Duke of Bourbon (1381–1434)
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Prince Eugene Of Savoy
Prince Eugene of Savoy
Savoy
(French: François-Eugène de Savoie, Italian: Principe Eugenio di Savoia-Carignano, German: Prinz Eugen von Savoyen; 18 October 1663 – 21 April 1736) was a general of the Imperial Army and statesman of the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire
and the Archduchy of Austria and one of the most successful military commanders in modern European history, rising to the highest offices of state at the Imperial court in Vienna.Prince Eugene of SavoyBorn in Paris, Eugene grew up around the French court of King Louis XIV. Based on his poor physique and bearing, the Prince was initially prepared for a career in the church, but by the age of 19 he had determined on a military career. Following a scandal involving his mother Olympe, he was rejected by Louis XIV for service in the French army
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War Of The Polish Succession
Treaty of ViennaAugustus III ascends the throne Bourbon territorial gainsBelligerents Poland loyal to Stanisław I  France Spain  Kingdom of Sardinia  Duchy of Parma Poland loyal to Augustus III  Russian Empire  Holy Roman Empire Austria  Saxony  PrussiaCommanders and leaders Duke of Parma Duke of Fitz-James  † Duke of Villars King Charles Emmanuel III Peter Lacy Burkhard Christoph von Münnich Eugene of Savoy Friedrich Heinrich von SeckendorffCasualties and losses50,400 French killed and wounded 3,000 Spanish killed and wounded 7,200 Sardinians killed and wounded[1] 3,000 Russians killed and wounded 32,000 Austrians killed and wounded 1,800 Prussians killed and wounded[2]v t ePolish–Russian WarsMuscovite/Lithuanian Livonian 1605–18 (Dymitriads) Smolensk 1654–67 War of the Polish Succession War of the Bar Confederation 1792 Kościuszko Uprisi
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Frederick II, Holy Roman Emperor
Frederick II (26 December 1194 – 13 December 1250; Sicilian: Fidiricu, Italian: Federico, German: Friedrich) was King of Sicily from 1198, King of Germany
King of Germany
from 1212, King of Italy
King of Italy
and Holy Roman Emperor from 1220 and King of Jerusalem
King of Jerusalem
from 1225. His mother Constance was Queen of Sicily and his father was Henry VI of the Hohenstaufen
Hohenstaufen
dynasty. Frederick's reign saw the Holy Roman Empire reaching its all time territorial peak.Dominions of Frederick IIHis political and cultural ambitions were enormous as he ruled a vast area beginning with Sicily and stretching through Italy all the way north to Germany. As the Crusades
Crusades
succeeded, he acquired control of Jerusalem
Jerusalem
and styled himself as its king
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Austrian Succession
Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle Maria Theresa
Maria Theresa
retains the Austrian, Bohemian and Hungarian thrones Francis of Lorraine, Maria Theresa's husband, confirmed as Holy Roman EmperorTerritorial changesPrussian control of Silesia
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Languedoc
Languedoc
Languedoc
(/ˈlɒŋɡədɒk/; French: [lɑ̃ɡ(ə)dɔk]; Occitan: Lengadòc [leŋɡɔˈðɔ(k)]) is a former province of France. Its territory is now contained in the modern-day region of Occitanie
Occitanie
in the south of France. Its capital city was Toulouse. It had an area of approximately 27,376 square kilometers (10,570 square miles).Contents1 Geographical extent 2 Area and location of Languedoc 3 Old administrative divisions 4 Capital 5 Modern administrative divisions 6 Population and cities 7 Economy7.1 Agriculture 7.2 Industry 7.3 Services and tourism8 Sports 9 Property 10 See also 11 Notes 12 External linksGeographical extent[edit]The gouvernement of Languedoc
Languedoc
(including Gévaudan, Velay, and Vivarais) among the former gouvernements of France.The traditional provinces of the kingdom of France were not formally defined
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Eu, Seine-Maritime
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.Eu [ø] is a commune in the Seine-Maritime
Seine-Maritime
department in the Normandy region in northern France. Eu is located near the coast in the eastern part of the department, near the border with Picardy. Its inhabitants are known in French as the Eudois.Contents
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