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Encyclopedia > Claude de Forbin

Chevalier (later Count) Claude de Forbin ( August 6 is the 218th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (219th in leap years), with 147 days remaining. ...August 6, Events Masuria is devastated during the Deluge when it was raided by Tartars and Poles End of the war started in 1648 between Poland, Ducal Prussia, Russia and Transylvania. ...1656 _ March 4 is the 63rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (64th in leap years). ...March 4, Events February 12 _ British colonist James Oglethorpe founds Savannah, Georgia. ...1733) was a France _ Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...French naval commander. Events February 6 _ James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ...1685_ Events A high_powered conspiracy of notables, the Immortal Seven, invite William and Mary to depose James II of England. ...1688 he was on a diplomatic mission to The Kingdom of Thailand is a country in southeast Asia, bordering Laos and Cambodia to the east, the Gulf of Thailand and Malaysia to the south, and the Andaman Sea and Myanmar to the west. ...Siam. He became governor of Bangkok from the Chao Phraya River at sunset, July 2004 Bangkok, (in Thai กรุงเทพฯ, กรุงเทพมหานคร, or Krung Thep, Krung Thep Mahanakhon), population 8,538,610 (1990), is the capital and largest city of Thailand. ...Bangkok and a general in the Siamese army, and left Siam shortly before King King Narai the Great (Thai สมเด็จพระนารายณ์มหาราช) (died July 11, 1688) became king of the Ayutthaya kingdom or Siam, todays Thailand, in 1655. ...Narai fell ill and was deposed by a A coup détat, or simply a coup, is the sudden overthrow of a government, usually done by a small group that just replaces the top power figures. ...Coup d'état.


Claude de Forbin was born in the village Gardanne in the Provence is a former province and is now a region of southeastern France, located on the Mediterranean Sea adjacent to Frances border with Italy. ...Provence, as a member of a family established in Marseilles in the 14th century. Later divided into several branches, Claude de Forbin was the most famous of the branch Farbin Gradanne. He entered the navy in Events January 5 _ The Battle of Turckeim August 10 _ Building of the Royal Greenwich Observatory began November 11 _ Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ...1675, in which he stayed until his retirement in Events Enactment of the worlds first copyright legislation, Britains Act for the Encourage of Learning (short title) Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700_1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702_1713) Births January 4 _ Giovanni Battista Pergolesi, composer (d. ...1710. He took part in the in the relief of Messina, Italy Strait of Messina, Italy. ...Messina in 1675, and the bombardment of Aosta Aosta (French: Aoste) is the principal city of the Valle dAosta in the Italian Alps. ...Aosta. In 1676 he served in Flanders, taking part in the siege of Condé is the name or part of the name of several communes in France: Condé, in the Indre département Condé_sur_lEscaut, in the Nord département Condé_sur_Ifs, in the Calvados département Condé_sur_Marne, in the Ardennes département Condé_sur_Noireau, in the Calvados département Condé_sur...Condé. In Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ...1680 he joined the fleet commanded by Count d'Estrées to the Antilles. In Events March 11 – Chelsea hospital for soldiers is founded in England May 6 - Louis XIV of France moves his court to Versailles. ...1682/83 he took part in the bombardment of For other uses, see Algiers (disambiguation). ...Algiers twice.


In Events France under Louis XIV makes Truce of Ratisbon separately with the Empire and Spain. ...1684 he was asked to join the embassy to Siam led by Chevalier de Chaumont.


References

  • The Siamese Memoirs of Count de Forbin. Edited by Michael Smithies. ISBN 9747100304

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Claude de Forbin - LoveToKnow 1911 (440 words)
CLAUDE DE FORBIN (1656-1733), French naval commander, was born in Provence, of a family of high standing, in 1656.
Forbin was wounded at the battle of La Hogue, and greatly distinguished himself at the battle of Lagos.
Forbin was now beginning to be weighed down with the infirmities of age and the toils of service, and in 1710 he retired to a country house near Marseilles.
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