Hace 6 días · In early December 1740, the Prussian army assembled along the Oder river and on 16 December invaded Silesia without a formal declaration of war. Since Austrian military resources were concentrated in Hungary and Italy, they had fewer than 3,000 troops in Silesia, although this increased to 7,000 shortly before the invasion.
- 16 December 1740 – 18 October 1748, (7 years, 10 months and 2 days)
- Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle
18 de ene. de 2023 · 1740–1748 War of the Austrian Succession – 359,000 killed in action; 1740–1763 Silesian Wars; 1741–1743 Russo-Swedish War; 1745–1746 Jacobite rising of 1745; 1756–1763 Seven Years' War – 992,000 killed in action; 1757 Battle of Khresili; 1763–1864 Russo-Circassian War; 1768–1772 War of the Bar Confederation; 1768–1774 Russo-Ottoman War
Hace 6 días · On 16 December 1740 Prussian troops invaded Silesia under King Frederick the Great. This was the first of three Silesian Wars fought between Austria and Prussia in this period (1740–1742, 1744–1745 and 1756–1763).
Hace 5 días · 1740 or 1741–after 1799 1770?–1799? United States: River pirate and counterfeiter, an associate of the counterfeiter John Duff and father of river pirate, highwayman, and counterfeiter, Peter Alston. François Aregnaudeau: 1774–1813 1810–1821 France Breton who commanded a number of privateers, most notably Blonde, and Duc de Dantzig.
14 de ene. de 2023 · The population of Ireland in 2021 was approximately seven million with 1,903,100 in Northern Ireland and 5,123,536 in the Republic of Ireland. In the 2022 census the population of the Republic of Ireland eclipsed five million for the first time since the 1851 census. The population of Ireland in 2016 was approximately 6.6 million. Although these figures demonstrate significant growth over recent years, the population of Ireland remains below the record high of 8,175,124 in the ...
Hace 3 días · Nasiri dynasty (1717–1740) The dynasty was founded by the first Nawab of Bengal Murshid Quli Khan. Its other rulers included Sarfaraz Khan and Shuja-ud-Din Muhammad Khan. Afsar dynasty (1740–1757) The dynasty was founded by Alivardi Khan.