Cornwallis, Charles

Корнуоллис, Чарлз (17381805). Генерал, командовавший английскими войсками в Войне за независимость США. Его капитуляция после сражения при Йорктауне [Yorktown] в 1781 была завершением войны

США. Лингвострановедческий англо-русский словарь. 2013.

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  • Cornwallis,Charles — Corn·wal·lis (kôrn wŏlʹĭs, wôʹlĭs), Charles. First Marquis and Second Earl Cornwallis. 1738 1805. British military and political leader who commanded forces in North Carolina during the American Revolution. His surrender at Yorktown in 1781… …   Universalium

  • Cornwallis, Charles — ► (1738 1805) General británico, célebre por su capitulación en Yorktown (1781), episodio con el que terminó la Guerra de Independencia norteamericana …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, 1er marqués y 2° conde — (31 dic. 1738, Londres, Inglaterra –5 oct. 1805, Ghazipur, India). Militar y estadista británico. En 1780, durante la guerra de independencia de los Estados Unidos de América, fue nombrado comandante de las fuerzas británicas en el Sur… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess and 2nd Earl, Viscount Brome, Baron Cornwallis of Eye — ▪ British general and statesman born December 31, 1738, London, England died October 5, 1805, Ghazipur, India [now in Uttar Pradesh, India]  British soldier and statesman, probably best known for his defeat at Yorktown, Virginia, in the last… …   Universalium

  • Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess and 2nd Earl — born Dec. 31, 1738, London, Eng. died Oct. 5, 1805, Ghazipur, India British soldier and statesman. In 1780, during the American Revolution, he was appointed British commander in the American South. He defeated Horatio Gates at Camden, S.C., then… …   Universalium

  • Cornwallis, Charles, first Marquis — (1738 1805). Served in American Revolutionary War; won victory at Camden over Gates, 1780, and in 1781 defeated Greene at Guildford. In 1781 hemmed in at Yorktown between the American army and the French fleet, and forced to surrender. Governor… …   The makers of Canada

  • Cornwallis — Cornwallis, Charles …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis — Cornwallis redirects here. For other uses, see Cornwallis (disambiguation). For other people named Charles Cornwallis, see Charles Cornwallis (disambiguation). His Excellency The Most Honourable General The Marquess Cornwallis KG …   Wikipedia

  • Charles Cornwallis — Charles Cornwallis, 1. Marquess Cornwallis, Lieutenant General Charles Cornwallis, 1. Marquess Cornwallis (* 31. Dezember 1738 in Grosvenor Square, London; † 5. Oktober 1805 in Ghazipur Uttar Pradesh) war ein britischer General und Vizekönig von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Charles Cornwallis, 1. Marquess Cornwallis — Charles Cornwallis, 1. Marquess Cornwallis, als Ritter des Hosenbandordens (1798) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Charles Cornwallis, 2nd Baron Cornwallis — of Eye In office 1660–1662 Charles Cornwallis, 2nd Baron Cornwallis of Eye (19 April 1632 – 13 April 1673) was a British nobleman, politician, and county magistrate. He served as a Member of Parliament. Contents 1 Early years …   Wikipedia


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