County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, and New Brunswick, Canada; Belle-Île, Brittany, France; Belle Isle, Florida; Strait of Belle Isle, Newfoundland, Canada.

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  • Belleisle — (spr. bellihl), Charles Louis Auguste Fouquet, Herzog von, Marschall von Frankreich, geb. 22. Sept. 1684 zu Villefranche, mit Broglie 1741 42 Befehlshaber der franz. Armee im Österr. Erbfolgekriege, leitete Dez. 1742 den berühmten Rückzug der… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Belleisle — (Bällihl), Charles Louis August Fouquet Graf von, Marschall von Frankreich, geb. 1684, gest. 1761, trat früh in Kriegsdienst, ward 1708 Brigadier, kämpfte 1719 in Spanien, ward Marechal de Camp, 1731 Generallieutenant, 1733 Gouverneur von Metz,… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Belleisle, New Brunswick — Belleisle is an informal geographic region in the Canadian province of New Brunswick in the lower Saint John River valley.Situated around Belleisle Bay, the area is predominantly agricultural and functions as a summer community for many cottage… …   Wikipedia

  • Belleisle (Беллейсл) — «Belleisle» («Беллейсл») броненосец (Великобритания) Тип: броненосец (Великобритания). Водоизмещение: 4948 тонн. Размеры: 74,6 м х 16 м х 6,5 м. Силовая установка: двухвальная, двухцилиндровые паровые машины прямого действия. Максимальная… …   Энциклопедия кораблей

  • Belleisle Bay — is a fjord like branch of the St. John River in the Canadian province of New Brunswick.GeographyThe bay is oriented northeast from the river, which it joins at the head of Long Reach , just south of the village of Evandale. Belleisle Bay forms… …   Wikipedia

  • Belleisle Creek, New Brunswick — Belleisle Creek is a Canadian rural community in Kings County, New Brunswick.Located northwest of the town of Sussex, Belleisle Creek is surrounded by rolling hills of the Caledonia Highlands; it also records some of the highest snowfalls in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Belleisle class battleship — The two ships of the Belleisle class, HMS|Belleisle|1876|6 and HMS|Orion|1879|6, originally built in Britain for the Turkish Navy, were taken over by the Royal Navy in 1878.In 1878 Russia and Turkey were at war, and it was perceived by the… …   Wikipedia

  • BELLEISLE, CHARLES LOUIS AUGUSTE FOUQUET, COUNT OF —    marshal of France; distinguished in the war of the Spanish Succession; an ambitious man, mainly to blame for the Austrian Succession war; had grand schemes in his head, no less than the supremacy in Europe and the world of France, warranting… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • HMS Belleisle (1761) — Belleisle was a 64 gun ship of the line of the French Navy, launched in 1760.She was captured by the Royal Navy on 3 April 1761, and commissioned as the third rate HMS Belleisle . She was placed on harbour service in 1784, and was sold out of the …   Wikipedia

  • HMS Belleisle — Three ships of the Royal Navy have been named HMS Belleisle after Belle Île off the coast of Brittany:* The first Belleisle was a French 74 gun third rate ship of the line named Formidable captured in 1795 near Belle Île. She fought at the Battle …   Wikipedia

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