The Battle of Turin took place on 7 September1706 west of the city of Turin during the War of the Spanish Succession. In a decisive victory for the Allied forces under Prince Eugene and King Victor Amadeus of Savoy, the French siege of Turin was broken and the withdrawal of French forces from northern Italy began. September 7 is the 250th day of the year (251st in leap years). ... Events March 27 - Concluding that Emperor Iyasus I of Ethiopia had abdicated by retiring to a monastery, a council of high officials appoint Tekle Haymanot I Emperor of Ethiopia May 23 - Battle of Ramillies September 7 - The Battle of Turin in the War of Spanish Succession - forces of Austria and... Location within Italy Region Piedmont Province Turin Area â Total â Water 130 kmÂ² (50 miÂ²) ##.# kmÂ² (#.# miÂ²) #.##% Population â Total (2002) â Density 857,433 6,596/kmÂ² Time zone CET: UTC+1 Latitude Longitude 45Â° 04â² N, 7Â° 40â² E1. ... Charles II was the last Habsburg King of Spain. ... Eugene of Savoy (part of a statue in front of the Hofburg in Vienna) FranÃ§ois-EugÃ¨ne, Prince of Savoy-Carignan, known as Prinz Eugen von Savoyen in German (October 16, 1663-April 24, 1736) was a noted general. ... Victor Amadeus II (b. ... For the Boston area punk band see Siege (band). ...
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