francis

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Swiss composer (born in France) who was the founding member of a group in Paris that included Erik Satie and Darius Milhaud and Francis Poulenc and Jean Cocteau (1892-1955) Arthur Honegger , Honegger
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 1859 in which the French and Sardinian forces under Napoleon III defeated the Austrians under Francis Joseph I Battle of Magenta , Magenta
indecisive battle in 1859 between the French and Sardinians under Napoleon III and the Austrians under Francis Joseph I battle of Solferino , Solferino
prolific English dramatist who collaborated with Francis Beaumont and many other dramatists (1579-1625) Fletcher , John Fletcher
archduke of Austria and heir apparent to Francis Joseph I; his assassination at Sarajevo triggered the outbreak of World War I (1863-1914) Francis Ferdinand , Franz Ferdinand
Roman Catholic order founded by Saint Francis of Assisi in the 13th century Franciscan order
strait in western California that connects the San Francisco Bay with the Pacific Ocean; discovered in 1579 by Sir Francis Drake Golden Gate
capital and largest city of Bosnia; scene of the assassination of Francis Ferdinand in 1914 which precipitated World War I Sarajevo
poem written by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812 was set to music and adopted by Congress in 1931 as the national anthem of the United States The Star-Spangled Banner
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