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The British East India Company

The British East India Company

Boston Tea Party On December 31, 1600, the British East India Company (EIC) received a Royal Charter from Queen Elizabeth making it the oldest among several similarly formed European East India Companies pursuing trade with the East Indies. Already 12 years before, the Spanish Armada was defeated and merchants turned…
The Convention of Tauroggen

The Convention of Tauroggen

Original Signature of Count Yorck von Wartenburg under the Convention of Tauroggen On December 30, 1812, Prussian General Johann David Ludwig Count of Yorck von Wartenburg on his own initiative without permission of the Prussian King decleared a local ceasefire with the Russian General Hans Karl von Diebitsch-Sabalkanski at Tauroggen.…
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