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Joaquín Blake

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Joaquín Blake y Joyes (Vélez-Málaga, 19 August 1759 – 27 April 1827, Valladolid) was a Spanish military officer who served with distinction in the French Revolutionary and Peninsular wars. [1]

57 relations: Alcañiz, Andalusians, André Joseph Boussart, Anne Gilbert de Laval, Army of Galicia, Battle of Albuera, Battle of Albuera order of battle, Battle of Alcañiz, Battle of Baza (1810), Battle of Belchite (1809), Battle of Espinosa de los Monteros, Battle of María, Battle of Medina de Rioseco, Battle of Pancorbo (1808), Battle of Saguntum, Battle of Tudela, Battle of Valmaseda, Battle of Zújar, Blake, Captain General of Catalonia, Captain general of the Army, Cayetano Valdés y Flores, Charles Louis Dieudonné Grandjean, Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno, Coalition forces of the Napoleonic Wars, Division of the North, Dutch Brigade (Peninsular War), Eugène-Casimir Villatte, Evacuation of La Romana's division, Francisco Ballesteros, George Eyre, Giuseppe Federico Palombini, Gregorio García de la Cuesta, Irish military diaspora, Jean-Pierre-Antoine Rey, Juan Carlos de Aréizaga, List of Spanish general officers (Peninsular War), List of Spanish regents, Literary Battalion, Louis François Félix Musnier, Louis-Gabriel Suchet, Manuel Lapeña, Pedro Caro, 3rd Marquis of la Romana, Peninsular War, Pierre Belon Lapisse, Pierre-Joseph Habert, Sagunto, Saguntum and Valencia Order of Battle, Second Siege of Badajoz (1811), Second Siege of Zaragoza, ..., Siege of Lérida, Siege of Valencia (1812), Spanish Army (Peninsular War), Timeline of the Adriatic campaign of 1807–14, Timeline of the Peninsular War, Tribes of Galway, Walter Savage Landor. Expand index (7 more) »

Alcañiz

Alcañiz is a town and municipality of Teruel province in the autonomous community of Aragon, Spain.

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Andalusians

The Andalusians (andaluces) are a Spanish ethnic group that live in the southern region in Spain approximated by what is now called Andalusia.

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André Joseph Boussart

André Joseph Boussart or André Joseph Boussard (13 November 1758 – 11 August 1813) was a French soldier and general.

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Anne Gilbert de Laval

Anne Gilbert de Laval or Anne-Gilbert Laval or Anne Guilbert de La Val (9 November 1762 – 6 September 1810) became a general officer during the French Revolutionary Wars and led a division in the Napoleonic Wars.

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Army of Galicia

The Army of Galicia (in Spanish, Ejército de Galicia) was a Spanish military unit that took part in the Peninsular War against Napoleon’s French Grande Armée.

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Battle of Albuera

The Battle of Albuera (16 May 1811) was a battle during the Peninsular War.

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Battle of Albuera order of battle

This is the order of battle for the Battle of Albuera (16 May 1811).

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Battle of Alcañiz

The Battle of Alcañiz resulted in the defeat of Major-General Louis Gabriel Suchet's French army on 23 May 1809 by a Spanish force under General Joaquín Blake y Joyes.

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Battle of Baza (1810)

In the Battle of Baza on 4 November 1810 an Imperial French force commanded by General Milhaud fought a Spanish corps led by General Blake.

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Battle of Belchite (1809)

The Battle of Belchite on 18 June 1809 saw a Franco-Polish corps led by Louis Gabriel Suchet fight a small Spanish army under Joaquín Blake y Joyes.

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Battle of Espinosa de los Monteros

The Battle of Espinosa de los Monteros was a battle of the Napoleonic Wars, fought on 10 and 11 November 1808 at the township of Espinosa de los Monteros in the Cantabrian Mountains.

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Battle of María

The Battle of María (15 June 1809) saw a small Spanish army led by Joaquín Blake y Joyes face an Imperial French corps under Louis Gabriel Suchet.

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Battle of Medina de Rioseco

The Battle of Medina de Rioseco, also known as the Battle of Moclín, was fought during the Peninsular War on 14 July 1808 when a combined body of Spanish militia and regulars moved to rupture the French line of communications to Madrid.

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Battle of Pancorbo (1808)

The Battle of Pancorbo (or Zornoza) was one of the opening engagements in Napoleon's invasion of Spain.

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Battle of Saguntum

The Battle of Saguntum (25 October 1811) saw the Imperial French Army of Aragon under Marshal Louis Gabriel Suchet fighting a Spanish army led by Captain General Joaquín Blake.

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Battle of Tudela

The Battle of Tudela (23 November 1808) saw an Imperial French army led by Marshal Jean Lannes attack a Spanish army under General Castaños.

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Battle of Valmaseda

The Battle of Valmaseda took place on 5 November 1808, during Lieutenant-General Blake's retreat from superior French armies in Cantabria.

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Battle of Zújar

In the Battle of Zújar of the Peninsular War, part of the Napoleonic Wars, on 9 August 1811 an Imperial French division from Nicolas Soult's army attacked a Spanish division belonging to Manuel Alberto Freire de Andrade y Armijo's Army of Murcia.

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Blake

Blake is a surname or a given name which originated from Old English.

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Captain General of Catalonia

The office of Captain General of Catalonia (capitán general de Cataluña in Spanish, capità general de Catalunya in Catalan) was created in 1713 by the Nueva Planta decrees of King Philip V of Spain to replace that of Viceroy of Catalonia.

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Captain general of the Army

Captain General (Capitán General in Spanish) has been the highest rank in the Spanish Army (Ejército de Tierra) since the 18th century.

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Cayetano Valdés y Flores

Cayetano Valdés y Flores Bazán (1767–1835) was a commander of the Spanish Navy, explorer, and captain general who served in the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, fighting for both sides at different times due to the changing fortunes of Spain in the conflict.

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Charles Louis Dieudonné Grandjean

Charles Louis Dieudonné Grandjean (29 December 1768 – 15 September 1828) became a French division commander and saw extensive service during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Claude Victor-Perrin, Duc de Belluno

Claude Victor-Perrin, First Duc de Belluno (7 December 1764 – 1 March 1841) was a French soldier and military commander during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.

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Coalition forces of the Napoleonic Wars

The Coalition Forces of the Napoleonic Wars were composed of Napoleon Bonaparte's enemies: the United Kingdom, the Austrian Empire, Kingdom of Prussia, Kingdom of Spain, Kingdom of Naples and Sicily, Kingdom of Sardinia, Dutch Republic, Russian Empire, the Ottoman Empire, Kingdom of Portugal, Kingdom of Sweden, various Confederation of the Rhine and Italian states at differing times in the wars.

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Division of the North

The Division of the North (División del Norte) was a 19th-century Spanish infantry division.

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Dutch Brigade (Peninsular War)

The Dutch Brigade (Hollandse Brigade) was a unit of the Royal Army of the Kingdom of Holland.

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Eugène-Casimir Villatte

Eugène-Casimir Villatte, Comte d'Oultremont (14 April 1770 – 14 May 1834) fought in the French army during the Wars of the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars.

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Evacuation of La Romana's division

The Evacuation of La Romana's division in August 1808 was a military operation in which a division of troops belonging to the Kingdom of Spain and commanded by Pedro Caro, 3rd Marquis of la Romana defected from the armies of the First French Empire.

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Francisco Ballesteros

Francisco Ballesteros (1770 in Zaragoza – June 29, 1832 in Paris) emerged as a career Spanish General during the Peninsular War.

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George Eyre

Sir George Eyre (before 1782–15 February 1839) was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, eventually rising to the rank of Vice-Admiral of the Red.

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Giuseppe Federico Palombini

Giuseppe Federico Palombini or Joseph Friedrich von Palombini (3 December 1774 – 25 April 1850) became an Italian division commander during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Gregorio García de la Cuesta

Gregorio García de la Cuesta y Fernández de Celis (9 May 1741 – 1811) was a prominent Spanish general of the Peninsular War.

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Irish military diaspora

The Irish military diaspora refers to the many people of either Irish birth or extraction (see Irish diaspora) who have served in overseas military forces, regardless of rank, duration of service, or success.

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Jean-Pierre-Antoine Rey

Jean-Pierre-Antoine Rey (21 December 1767 - 12 January 1842) commanded a famous French infantry regiment during the Napoleonic Wars and became a general officer in 1808.

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Juan Carlos de Aréizaga

Juan Carlos de Aréizaga (died 1816) was a Spanish general, who fought in the Peninsular War.

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List of Spanish general officers (Peninsular War)

The following list of Spanish general officers (Peninsular War) lists the generals and other general officers who served in the Army of Spain during the Peninsular War (1808–1814).

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List of Spanish regents

This is a list of Spanish regents, a regent, from the Latin regens "one who reigns", is a person selected to act as head of state (ruling or not) because the ruler is a minor, not present, or debilitated.

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Literary Battalion

The Literary Battalion was a military company composed of students from the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain.

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Louis François Félix Musnier

Louis François Félix Musnier de La Converserie (18 January 1766 – 16 November 1837) became a general officer during the French Revolutionary Wars and led a division during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Louis-Gabriel Suchet

Louis-Gabriel Suchet (2 March 1770 – 3 January 1826), Duke of Albufera (Duc d'Albuféra), was a French Marshal of the Empire and one of the most successful commanders of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.

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Manuel Lapeña

Manuel Lapeña Rodríguez y Ruiz de Sotillo (''fl.'' 1808–1811), sometimes referred to as Lapeña, was a Spanish military officer who served during the Peninsular War (Guerra de la Independencia Española – the Spanish War of Independence).

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Pedro Caro, 3rd Marquis of la Romana

Don Pedro Caro y Sureda, 3rd Marquis of la Romana (2 October 1761 – 23 January 1811) was a Spanish general of the Peninsular War.

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Peninsular War

The Peninsular War (1807–1814) was a military conflict between Napoleon's empire (as well as the allied powers of the Spanish Empire), the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Kingdom of Portugal, for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Pierre Belon Lapisse

Pierre Belon Lapisse, Baron de Sainte-Hélène (25 November 1762 – 30 July 1809) commanded an infantry division in Napoleon's armies and was fatally wounded fighting against the British in the Peninsular War.

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Pierre-Joseph Habert

Pierre-Joseph Habert (22 December 1773 – 19 May 1825) enlisted in the French army at the beginning of the French Revolutionary Wars and led a division during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Sagunto

Sagunto (Sagunt, Sagunto) is a town in Eastern Spain, in the modern fertile comarca of Camp de Morvedre in the province of Valencia.

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Saguntum and Valencia Order of Battle

The Battle of Saguntum (25 October 1811) saw the Imperial French Army of Aragon under Marshal Louis Gabriel Suchet defend against a Spanish army led by Captain General Joaquín Blake.

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Second Siege of Badajoz (1811)

The Second Siege of Badajoz (22 April – 12 May and 18 May – 10 June, 1811) saw an Anglo-Portuguese Army, first led by William Carr Beresford and later commanded by Arthur Wellesley,The Viscount Wellington, besiege a French garrison under Armand Philippon at Badajoz, Spain.

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Second Siege of Zaragoza

The Second Siege of Zaragoza was the French capture of the Spanish city of Zaragoza (also known as Saragossa) during the Peninsular War.

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Siege of Lérida

In the Siege of Lérida from 29 April to 13 May 1810, an Imperial French army under Louis Gabriel Suchet besieged a Spanish garrison led by Jaime García Conde.

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Siege of Valencia (1812)

The Siege of Valencia from 3 November 1811 to 9 January 1812, saw Marshal Louis Gabriel Suchet's French Army of Aragon besiege Captain General Joaquín Blake y Joyes' forces in the city of Valencia, Spain during the Peninsular War.

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Spanish Army (Peninsular War)

The Spanish Army of the Peninsular War refers to the Spanish military units that fought against France's Grande Armée from 2 May 1808 to 17 April 1814) a period which coincided with what is also termed the Spanish War of Independence (Guerra de la Independencia Española). These regular troops were supplemented throughout the country by the guerrilla actions of local militias which, in the case of Catalonia, ran to thousands of well-organised "miquelets", or "somatenes", who had already proved their worth in the Catalan revolt of 1640 and in the War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714), while in Andalusia, they were more modest in number, and sometimes little more than brigands who were, in some cases, feared by French troops and the civilian population alike but which were nevertheless a constant source of harassment to the French army and its lines of communication, as were the numerous spontaneous popular uprisings. So much so, that by summer 1811, French commanders deployed 70,000 troops only to keep said lines open between Madrid and the border with France.Bowen, Wayne H. and José E. Alvarez (2007) At Google Books. Retrieved 26 September 2013. A list drawn up in 1812 puts the figure of such irregular troops at 38,520 men, divided into 22 guerrilla bands. At some battles, such as the Battle of Salamanca, the Army of Spain fought side-by-side with their allies of the Anglo-Portuguese Army, led by General Wellesley (who would not become the Duke of Wellington until after the Penininsular War was over).

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Timeline of the Adriatic campaign of 1807–14

The Adriatic campaign of 1807–1814 was a struggle for supremacy in the Adriatic Sea between the French Navy and the British Royal Navy during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Timeline of the Peninsular War

The following table shows the sequence of events of the Peninsular War (1807–1814).

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Tribes of Galway

The Tribes of Galway (Treibheanna na Gaillimhe) were fourteen merchant families who dominated the political, commercial, and social life of the city of Galway in western Ireland between the mid-13th and late 19th centuries.

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Walter Savage Landor

Walter Savage Landor (30 January 1775 – 17 September 1864) was an English writer and poet.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joaquín_Blake

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