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Bourbon (from French) or Borbón (from Spanish) can refer to people, places, food and drink, political events, and popular culture.

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Also see:  Early Modern France The House of Bourbon is an important European royal house. ... Henry IV (French: Henri IV; December 13, 1553 – May 14, 1610), was the first monarch of the Bourbon dynasty in France. ... Charles X of France and Navarre (October 9, 1757 – November 6, 1836) was born at the Palace of Versailles. ... Louis-Philippe of France (October 6, 1773–August 26, 1850), served as the Orleanist king of the French from 1830 to 1848. ... King Philip V of Spain (December 19, 1683 – July 9, 1746) or Philippe of Anjou was king of Spain from 1700 to 1746, the first of the Bourbon dynasty in Spain. ... Juan Carlos I, King of Spain (baptized as Juan Alfonso Carlos Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón-Dos Sicilias) was born on January 5, 1938 in Rome and is the reigning King of Spain (Rey de España). ... Charles III of Bourbon-Montpensier, Eighth Duke of Bourbon (February 17, 1490 – 1527 in Rome) was Count of Montpensier and Dauphin of Auvergne. ... Duke of Bourbon is a title in the peerage of France. ... The Peerage of France (French: ) was a distinction within the French nobility which appeared in the Middle Ages. ... Bourbon Democrats was a term used in the United States from 1876 to 1904 to refer to conservative or reactionary members of the Democratic Party, especially those who supported President Grover Cleveland in 1884-1896 and Alton B. Parker in 1904. ... Liberalism is a political current embracing several historical and present-day ideologies that claim defense of individual liberty as the purpose of government. ... The History of the Democratic Party is an account of a continuously supported political party in the United States of America. ...

Individuals

Antonio José Amar y Borbón, Viceroy of New Granada (1803-1810) Antonio José Amar y Borbón (1742, Zaragoza, Spain—1826, Zaragoza) was a Spanish military officer and colonial official. ... King Juan Carlos I His Majesty King Juan Carlos I (Juan Carlos Alfonso Víctor María de Borbón y Borbón), styled HM The King (born January 5, 1938), is the reigning King of Spain. ... Fortunato Borbon was Governor of Batangas province in the Philippines in the period immediately following World War II, from February 1945 to November 1945. ... Batangas is a province of the Philippines located on the southwestern part of Luzon in the CALABARZON region. ... Pedro Borbón Rodriguez (Born December 2, 1946 in Valverde, Dominican Republic ) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Pedro Felix Borbón Marte (Born November 15, 1967 in Mao, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. ... Pedro Borbón Rodriguez (Born December 2, 1946 in Valverde, Dominican Republic ) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

Places

USA

Bourbon is a town in Marshall County, Indiana, United States. ... Bourbon County (standard abbreviation: BB) is a county located in the state of Kansas. ... Bourbon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. ... The famous sign of Bourbon Street in New Orleans. ... Bourbon is a city located in Crawford County, Missouri. ... Fort Bourbon was one of the important northern forts that La Verendrye had built during his long tenure as commandant of the western forts. ... Fortifications (Latin fortis, strong, and facere, to make) are military constructions designed for defensive warfare. ... Pierre Gaultier de Varennes, sieur de La Vérendrye (November 17, 1685 – December 5, 1749) was a French Canadian military officer, fur trader and explorer. ...

France/French

  • Bourbon-l'Archambault, Allier département, France
  • Bourbon-Lancy, Saône-et-Loire département, France
  • Bourbonnais, an area derived from the former dukedom of Bourbon, France
  • Palais Bourbon, a palace located on the left bank of the Seine, across from the Place de la Concorde in Paris
  • Réunion island, known as Île Bourbon from 1642 until the French Revolution

Bourbon-lArchambault is a spa town and a commune of the Allier département, in the Auvergne région, France. ... Coat of arms of Bourbon-Lancy Bourbon-Lancy is a commune of the Saône-et-Loire département, in France. ... Bourbonnais was an historic province in the centre of France that corresponded to the modern département of Allier, along with part of the département of Cher. ... The Palais Bourbon, front The Palais Bourbon, a palace located in Paris, France, is the seat of the French National Assembly, the lower legislative chamber of the French government. ... The quintessential medieval European palace: Palais de la Cité, in Paris, the royal palace of France. ... The Seine (pronounced in French) is a major river of north-western France, and one of its commercial waterways. ... The Place de la Concorde seen from the Pont de la Concorde; in front, the Obelisk, behind, the Rue Royale and the Church of the Madeleine; on the left, the Hôtel de Crillon. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ...

Other

Borbon is a 4th class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. ... Pebble Island is one of the Falkland Islands, lying north of West Falkland. ...

Events

The Bourbon Reforms were a series of measures taken by the Spanish Crown in the 18th century (under the House of Bourbon), intended to increase political and economic control over Spain itself, and later also over its American colonies. ... Following the ouster of Napoleon Bonaparte in 1814, the Allies restored the Bourbon Dynasty to the French throne. ... This article or section should include material from France: Wars of Religion - Bourbon Dynasty The House of Bourbon dates from at least the beginning of the 13th century, when the estate of Bourbon was ruled by a Lord, vassal of France. ... A series of 18th century alliances between France, Spain and the Two Sicilies known as the Bourbon Family Compact or just the Family Compact (pactes de families in French), because the kingdoms were all ruled by members of the House of Bourbon. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... The Two Sicilies The Kingdom of the Two Sicilies (Italian: il Regno delle Due Sicilie) was the new name that the Bourbon King Ferdinand IV of Naples bestowed upon his domain (including Southern Italy and the island of Sicily) after the end of the Napoleonic Era and the full restoration...

Food and drink

A large la dodo lé la painting on a snack wall The Brasseries de Bourbon (Breweries of Bourbon) is the only major producer of beer on Réunion Island, a French oversea department in the Indian Ocean formerly known as Bourbon Island. ... The entrance of a brewery. ... A Bourbon ball is a confection or baked good depending on the recipe that incorporates crushed cookies, corn syrup and bourbon that is coated in powdered sugar to prevent the evaporation of the alchohol. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... A biscuit is a small baked bread or cake. ... Chocolate block in melted chocolate Chocolate is a common ingredient in many kinds of sweets—one of the most popular in the world. ... A biscuit is a type of food. ... Fondant is a confection used as a filling or coating for cakes, pastries, and candies or sweets. ... Bourbon coffee is a type of coffee produced from the Bourbon cultivar of the Coffea arabica species of coffee plant. ... This article discusses the coffee plant; for information on the beverage see coffee (drink). ... Species Between 100 and 150, see list A rose is a flowering shrub of the genus Rosa, and the flower of this shrub. ... Assorted snacks, including many varieties of candy. ... For other uses, see vanilla (disambiguation). ... Bourbon bottle, 19th century Bourbon is an American form of whiskey made from (pursuant to U.S. trade law) at least 51% corn, or maize, (typically about 70%) with the remainder being wheat and/or rye, and malted barley. ... Bourbon Friday is an event in which on the last Friday of the month people feast on Bourbon biscuit. ... A biscuit is a small baked bread or cake. ...

Popular culture

For other uses, see Sting (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Sting (disambiguation). ... Bourbon Street Beat was a private detective series which ran on the American Broadcasting Company from 1959 through 1960. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ...

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Bourbon whiskey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (670 words)
Bourbon is an American form of whiskey, made from at least 51%corn or maize (typically about 70%) with the remainder being wheat, rye, and malted barley.
Almost all bourbons are distilled in Kentucky, and it is often said that only Kentucky whiskey can properly be called bourbon; this is, however, not true, as those few exceptions to the rule demonstrate.
An act of the U.S. Congress in 1964 declared bourbon to be "America's Native Spirit" and its official distilled spirit.
Bourbon Drinks Page (1265 words)
Bourbon was born over 200 years ago in the hollows of Kentucky where the cold, clear limestone spring water flowed--water that made the grass blue, the horses frisky, the corn grow like crazy, and the whiskey sweet and smooth as honey.
Bourbon is distilled from a mash of grain containing, according to federal law, not less than 51 percent corn, balanced with barley and either wheat or rye.
The rich amber color and characteristic sweetness of bourbon is derived from its signature aging process in new white oak barrels, which are charred to carmelize the natural sugars in the wood and bring them to the surface.
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