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United States general in the American Civil War who was defeated by Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Fredericksburg (1824-1881) A. E. Burnside , Ambrose Everett Burnside , Burnside
naval battle in which Antony and Cleopatra were defeated by Octavian's fleet under Agrippa in 31 BC Actium
English admiral who defeated the French fleets of Napoleon but was mortally wounded at Trafalgar (1758-1805) Admiral Nelson , Horatio Nelson , Lord Nelson , Nelson , Viscount Nelson
creek emptying into the Hellespont in present-day Turkey; at its mouth in 405 BC the Spartan fleet under Lysander defeated the Athenians and ended the Peloponnesian War Aegospotami , Aegospotamos
king of Wessex; defeated the Danes and encouraged writing in English (849-899) AElfred , Alfred , Alfred the Great
battle in northern France in which English longbowmen under Henry V decisively defeated a much larger French army in 1415 Agincourt
Roman general who commanded the fleet that defeated the forces of Antony and Cleopatra at Actium (63-12 BC) Agrippa , Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
Russian chess master who was world champion from 1975 until 1985 when he was defeated by Gary Kasparov (born in 1951) Anatoli Karpov , Anatoli Yevgenevich Karpov , Karpov
Roman general under Julius Caesar in the Gallic wars; repudiated his wife for the Egyptian queen Cleopatra; they were defeated by Octavian at Actium (83-30 BC) Anthony , Antonius , Antony , Marcus Antonius , Mark Anthony , Mark Antony
British field marshal in North Africa in World War II; he defeated the Italians before being defeated by the Germans (1883-1950) Archibald Percival Wavell , First Earl Wavell , Wavell
British general and statesman; he defeated Napoleon at Waterloo; subsequently served as Prime Minister (1769-1852) Arthur Wellesley , Duke of Wellington , First Duke of Wellington , Iron Duke , Wellington
Roman statesman who established the Roman Empire and became emperor in 27 BC; defeated Mark Antony and Cleopatra in 31 BC at Actium (63 BC - AD 14) Augustus , Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus , Gaius Octavianus , Octavian
decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805); the French under Napoleon defeated the Russian armies of Czar Alexander I and the Austrian armies of Emperor Francis II Austerlitz , battle of Austerlitz
battle in which the Scots under Robert the Bruce defeated the English and assured the independence of Scotland Bannockburn
British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970) Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding , Dowding , Dowdy , Hugh Dowding
battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated the deposed James II and so ended the Catholicism that had been reintroduced in England by the Stuarts battle of Boyne , Boyne
battle in 937 when Athelstan defeated the Scots battle of Brunanburh , Brunanburh
either of two battles during the American Civil War (1861 and 1862); Confederate forces defeated the Federal army in both battles Battle of Bull Run , Bull Run
first important battle of the American War of Independence (1775) which was fought at Breed's Hill; the British defeated the colonial forces battle of Bunker Hill , Bunker Hill
battle of World War I (1917); Italians were defeated by the Austrian and German forces battle of Caporetto , Caporetto
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