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Background imageDefeated Collection: Napoleon in the Battle of Waterloo, 1815. The

Napoleon in the Battle of Waterloo, 1815. The French, English and Prussian armies were defeated, which implied the fall of the emperor. Drawing

Background imageDefeated Collection: Bismarck & Napoleon III

Bismarck & Napoleon III
After the battle of SEDAN, a triumphant Bismarck chats with the defeated Napoleon III

Background imageDefeated Collection: Siege of Vienna by Turks (1683). Battle of Kahlenberg

Siege of Vienna by Turks (1683). Battle of Kahlenberg, in which the European army, under the command of Polish king Jan Sobiesky, defeated the Ottomans. Oil on canvas. AUSTRIA. Vienna

Background imageDefeated Collection: Battle of Adowa

Battle of Adowa
The Battle of Adowa in which Meneliks Ethiopian forces defeated the Italians; Brigadier General Dabormidas troops encounter fierce resistance

Background imageDefeated Collection: Miltiades Bust

Miltiades Bust
MILTIADES Athenian military commander, led the Athenian forces at the battle of Marathon, 490, where he defeated the much larger Persian forces of Darius

Background imageDefeated Collection: William I the Conqueror

William I the Conqueror
WILLIAM I THE CONQUEROR Defeated Harold at the Battle of Hastings in 1066 to claim the English throne

Background imageDefeated Collection: Spanish Armada Defeated

Spanish Armada Defeated
The Spanish Armada is defeated by the sailors of the English fleet in the Channel

Background imageDefeated Collection: Battle of Stirling Bridg

Battle of Stirling Bridg
BATTLE OF STIRLING BRIDGE English defeated by Scots, led by William Wallace

Background imageDefeated Collection: Battle of Solferino

Battle of Solferino
Austrian forces, opposing the unification of Italy, are defeated in a decisive battle at Solferino, near Verona, Italy, by French and Piedmontese forces

Background imageDefeated Collection: American Indians. Sitting Bull addressing a meeting of brave

American Indians. Sitting Bull addressing a meeting of brave
Sitting was an inspirational Sioux Chief, who together with Crazy Horse, defeated Custer and tried to prevent the American Indians being forced into reservations

Background imageDefeated Collection: Emanuel Lasker

Emanuel Lasker
EMANUEL LASKER German mathematician, philosopher & chess master, defeated Steinitz in 1894 and retained title till defeated by Capablanca in 1921

Background imageDefeated Collection: Guns at Maiwand

Guns at Maiwand
BATTLE OF MAIWAND Saving the guns : though the British force was defeated by the Afghans, they were able to retreat to Kandahar in relatively good order

Background imageDefeated Collection: William Jennings Bryan

William Jennings Bryan
WILLIAM JENNINGS BRYAN Popular American statesman, defeated as Democratic Presidential candidate in 1896 and 1900

Background imageDefeated Collection: Napoleon (Defeated)

Napoleon (Defeated)
NAPOLEON, emperor defeated at Fontainebleau, 1814

Background imageDefeated Collection: Spanish Armada Defeated

Spanish Armada Defeated
THE SPANISH ARMADA Drake tows the captured Capitana into Torbay

Background imageDefeated Collection: Abd El Kader, Algerian leader

Abd El Kader, Algerian leader
Abd El Kader (Abd al-Qadir, El Amir Abdelkader), Algerian Islamic scholar, Sufi, political and military leader who led a resistance to French occupation in the mid-nineteenth century

Background imageDefeated Collection: Battle of Naseby

Battle of Naseby
THE BATTLE OF NASEBY The Royalist army is defeated by the larger Parliamentarian forces at the decisive Battle of Naseby

Background imageDefeated Collection: Duke of Marlborough

Duke of Marlborough
JOHN CHURCHILL, duke of MARLBOROUGH, brilliant military commander who, with prince Eugen of Savoy, defeated the French in the war of the Spanish Succession

Background imageDefeated Collection: Ahmed Madrali

Ahmed Madrali, Turkish wrestler known as the Terrible Turk, pictured on the front cover of The Tatler in 1904 after losing a match for the world wrestling championship at Olympia against the Russian

Background imageDefeated Collection: Battle of Pollilur (1 / 4)

Battle of Pollilur (1 / 4)
The Battle of Pollilur waged between Tipu Sultan, the Tiger of Mysore and Col. William Baille of the East India Company. Bailles force was defeated and he was captured

Background imageDefeated Collection: Day before of the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa (1212) with

Day before of the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa (1212) with
History of Spain. Day before of the Battle of Las Navas de Tolosa (1212) in which Alfonso VIII of Castile defeated the Almohad army of Caliph al-Nasir Muhammed. Colored engraving

Background imageDefeated Collection: Antaeus Defeated

Antaeus Defeated
Antaeus is a mighty wrestler, but he draws his strength from the Earth, and when he opposes Herakless entry into Africa, he is defeated by being lifted off the ground

Background imageDefeated Collection: Surrender at Saratoga

Surrender at Saratoga
After being defeated by Gates at the battle of Stillwater, Burgoyne surrenders at Saratoga : this is a turning point in the war ensuring victory for the colonists

Background imageDefeated Collection: Jose Raul Capablanca

Jose Raul Capablanca
JOSE RAUL CAPABLANCA Cuban chess master, defeated Lasker in 1921 but was himself defeated by Alekhine in 1927; author of books on chess

Background imageDefeated Collection: James Graham Montrose

James Graham Montrose
JAMES GRAHAM, marquis of MONTROSE - royalist soldier and statesman, did his best to subdue Scotland for Charles but defeated and hanged. with his autograph

Background imageDefeated Collection: Guiscard Defeats Arabs

Guiscard Defeats Arabs
The Saracens and Greeks are defeated by a Norman prince, Robert Guiscard, who rides triumphally into Palermo and takes the title of Count of Sicily

Background imageDefeated Collection: Battle of Otterburn / Fsst

Battle of Otterburn / Fsst
WAR OF SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE Henry Percy (Hotspur) attacked the Scottish entrenchments and was totally defeated. The battle is celebrated in the Ballad of Chevy Chase

Background imageDefeated Collection: Italian unification (1859-1924). Castelfidardo battle. Papal

Italian unification (1859-1924). Castelfidardo battle. Papal troops were defeated. Engraving. L Illustration (1860). Colored

Background imageDefeated Collection: Battle of Otumba. Cortes troops defeated Aztec

Battle of Otumba. Cortes troops defeated Aztec army, 1520. Painting. SPAIN. Madrid. Americas Museum

Background imageDefeated Collection: Gladstone out of a Job

Gladstone out of a Job
Defeated in the July 1886 election because of his backing for Irish Home Rule, Gladstone and his supporters find themselves among the unemployed, eating Irish stew

Background imageDefeated Collection: Attack on Dacian Village

Attack on Dacian Village
Roman troops attack a Dacian village, carrying a tree-trunk to batter down its gates (modern Romania) - they were finally defeated by Trajan in 106 Date: 101 - 106

Background imageDefeated Collection: Blucher (Page)

Blucher (Page)
GEBHARD LEBRECHT von BLUCHER German military commander who with Wellington defeated Napoleon at Waterloo

Background imageDefeated Collection: Indian Cavalry Assault

Indian Cavalry Assault
The Indian cavalry charge against the weakened force of the East India Company at the Battle of Pollilur. British forces without reinforcements were surrounded and defeated

Background imageDefeated Collection: Philip Ii / Macedon / Chapma

Philip Ii / Macedon / Chapma
KING PHILIP OF MACEDON Greek ruler and soldier, conquered all Greece and defeated the Persians; father of Alexander

Background imageDefeated Collection: Battle of the Standard

Battle of the Standard
BATTLE OF THE STANDARD At Northallerton, Scottish troops under David I were defeated by the barons of the North of England

Background imageDefeated Collection: Battle of Homildon Hill

Battle of Homildon Hill
The Battle of Homildon Hill, where the English under Sir Henry Hotspur Percy, with George Dunbar, Earl of March defeated the Scots, taking Douglas prisoner

Background imageDefeated Collection: Norsemen in Humber

Norsemen in Humber
The Danish king Anlaff sails from Ireland with Cumbrian and Scottish allies and enters the Humber, but they are defeated by Athelstan

Background imageDefeated Collection: Battle of Svolder / Norway

Battle of Svolder / Norway
The Battle of Svolder - the Danes defeated the Norwegians

Background imageDefeated Collection: Charlemagne

Charlemagne
CHARLEMAGNE as Catholic ruler preceded by Charles Martel, accompanied by the defeated Wittekind, followed by his successors, tramples on the pagan idol Irminsul

Background imageDefeated Collection: MILTON / REBEL ANGELS / DORE

MILTON / REBEL ANGELS / DORE
The rebel angels are defeated Date: First published: 1667

Background imageDefeated Collection: Russo-Japanese War - Propaganda - The Caged Russian Bear

Russo-Japanese War - Propaganda - The Caged Russian Bear
A spectacular Russo-Japanese War propaganda postcard - The Caged Russian Bear peered at by Japanese children, women and soldiers in uniform. Date: circa 1905

Background imageDefeated Collection: JAN WILLEM DE WINTER Dutch Admiral Hands over his sword after his defeat at the hands of

JAN WILLEM DE WINTER Dutch Admiral Hands over his sword after his defeat at the hands of the British off Camperdown, 11 October 1797 Date: 1761 - 1812

Background imageDefeated Collection: Berlin, Germany - after WW2 - Town Hall, Konigstrasse

Berlin, Germany - after WW2 - Town Hall, Konigstrasse with Marienkirche in background. Date: circa 1945

Background imageDefeated Collection: Berlin, Germany - after WW2 - Chancellery - Mosaic Hall

Berlin, Germany - after WW2 - Chancellery - Mosaic Hall Date: circa 1945

Background imageDefeated Collection: Conquest of al-Andalus by Ferdinand the Saint

Conquest of al-Andalus by Ferdinand the Saint
Siege of the city of Jaen by King Ferdinand III the Saint (1199/1201-1252). Muhammad I surrendered the city of Jaen to King Ferdinand, signing a treaty of vassalage with him

Background imageDefeated Collection: Fatehpur Sikri, India, where Sepoy mutineers were defeated

Fatehpur Sikri, India, where Sepoy mutineers were defeated
Fatehpur Sikri, northern India, where Sepoy mutineers were defeated during the Indian Mutiny, 28 October 1857 Date: 1857

Background imageDefeated Collection: Vietnamese Poster - Memory of victory of Dien Bien Phu

Vietnamese Poster - Memory of victory of Dien Bien Phu
Vietnam War - Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - Victory and Dien Bien Phu - defeat of the French forces in 1954 remembered as a rallying call for further success

Background imageDefeated Collection: Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - 4000 US planes shot down

Vietnamese Patriotic Poster - 4000 US planes shot down - a very unhappy US President Richard Nixon, flattened by the news. Date: 2nd half of the 20th century



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