BoerWar
Boer War n.
A war fought from 1899 to 1902 between an alliance of the Boer governments of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State on the one hand and Great Britain on the other, over the sovereignty and commercial rights in these lands. The war ended with British victory.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Second Boer War — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Second Anglo Boer War partof=the Boer Wars caption=Boer guerrillas during the Second Boer War date=11 October 1899 ndash; 31 May 1902 place=South Africa casus belli=The Jameson Raid, 1895 96 [Thomas Pakenham,… …   Wikipedia

  • King's Regiment (Liverpool) — Infobox Military Unit unit name=The King s Regiment (Liverpool) caption=Cap badge of the regiment, featuring the White Horse of Hanover country=United Kingdom type=Line Infantry branch=Army dates=1 July 1881 1 September 1958 size=Varied; see full …   Wikipedia

  • Emily Hobhouse — Infobox Person name= Emily Hobhouse imagesize = 225 px caption= Emily Hobhouse birth date= birth date|1860|4|9|mf=y birth place= St Ive, Cornwall, United Kingdom dead=dead death date= death date and age|1926|6|8|1860|4|9|mf=y death place= London …   Wikipedia

  • George Witton — George Ramsdale Witton (1874 – 1942) was a Lieutenant in the Bushveldt Carbineers in the Boer War in South Africa. He was sentenced to death for murder after the shooting of Boer prisoners and a German missionary, Daniel Heese, who had been a… …   Wikipedia

  • Imperial Yeomanry — The Imperial Yeomanry was a British volunteer cavalry regiment that mainly saw action during the Second Boer War. Officially created on December 24, 1899, the regiment was based on members of standing Yeomanry regiments, but also contained a… …   Wikipedia

  • List of concentration and internment camps — This is a list of Internment and Concentration camps, organized by country. In general, a camp or group of camps is assigned to the country whose government was responsible for the establishment and/or operation of the camp regardless of the camp …   Wikipedia

  • Te Deum Laudamus (Sullivan) — Arthur Sullivan s Te Deum Laudamus A Thanksgiving for Victory , usually known as the Boer War Te Deum , is a choral work composed by Sullivan in the last few months of his life. It was commissioned on behalf of Dean and Chapter of London s St.… …   Wikipedia

  • South African Wars (1879-1915) — Ethnic, political and social tensions among European colonial powers, indigenous Africa, and English and Dutch settlers led to open conflict in a series of wars and revolts between 1879 and 1915 that would have lasting repercussions on the entire …   Wikipedia

  • 2. Burenkrieg — Zweiter Burenkrieg Burische Commando Kämpfer Datum …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • South African War — Zweiter Burenkrieg Burische Commando Kämpfer Datum …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”