Pravdinsk


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Pravdinsk

(präv`dyĭnsk), formerly

Friedland

(frēt`länt), town, NW European Russia, formerly in East Prussia. In 1807 the city was the scene of a battle in which Napoleon I defeated the Russians, thus precipitating the fall of Königsberg and the Treaty of Tilsit.

Pravdinsk

 

(until 1946, Friedland), a city, the administrative center of Pravdinsk Raion, Kaliningrad Oblast, RSFSR. It is located on the Lava River, a tributary of the Pregolia, 22 km south of the Gvardeisk railroad station on the Kaliningrad-Kaunas line and 53 km southeast of Kaliningrad. Pravdinsk has a cheese plant, an asphalt-concrete plant, and a footwear factory.


Pravdinsk

 

an urban-type settlement in Balakhna Raion, Gorky Oblast, RSFSR. It is situated on the right bank of the Volga and has a railroad station on the Gorky-Zavolzh’e branch line. Population, 28,000 (1973). The Balakhna Paper and Pulp Combine is located in Pravdinsk.

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Principal battles: Kaiserslautern (1794); Ingolstadt (1796); Zurich (1799); Genoa (Genova) (1800); Ulm, Hollabrunn, Austerlitz (Slavkov) (1805); Ostrolenka (Ostroleka), Danzig (Gdansk), Friedland (Pravdinsk) (1807); Aspern-Essling, Wagram (1809); Polotsk, the Berezina (1812); Bautzen, Grossbeeren, Leipzing (1813); Brienne (Brienne-de-Chateau), La Rothiere (near Brienne), Arcis (1814).
Principal battles: Neerwinden (near Liege) (1793); Mainz (1794); Winterthur (1799); Hohenlinden (near Munich) (1800); Elchingen (near Aalen) (1804); Jena, Magdeburg (1806); Eylau (Bagrationvosk), Guttstadt (near Dobre Miasto), Friedland (Pravdinsk) (1807), Ciudad Rodrigo, Bussaco (near Mealhada) (1810); Lines of Torres Vedras (1810-1811); Smolensk, Borodino, Moscow, the Berezina (1812); Weissenfels, Lutzen, Bautzen, Dennewitz, Leipzig (1813); campaign in France (1814); Quatre Bras (near Nivelles), Waterloo (1815).
Principal battles: Dego, Bossano, Arcole (near Verona), Lodi (1796); Acre (Akko) (1799); Montebello (near Voghera), Marengo (near Alessandria) (1800); Austerlitz (Slavkov) (1805); Saalfeld, Jena, Pultusk (1806); Friedland (Pravdinsk) (1807); Tudela, Saragossa (Zaragoza), Eckmuhl (Eggmuhl), Ratisbon (Regensburg), Aspern-Essling (1809).
Principal battles: Jenappes, siege of Namur (1792); Neerwinden (near Liege), Hondschoote (1793); Fleurus, Maastricht (1794); Zurich (1799); Durrenstein (south of Lunz) (1805); Friedland (Pravdinsk) (1807); Somosierra (south of Riaza), Saragossa (Zaragoza) (1808), Arzobispo (El Puente del Arzobispo), Ocana (1809); Badajoz (1811); Borodino, Krasnoye, the Berezina (1812); Lutzen, Bautzen, Dresden, Leipzig (1813); Montmirail, Craonne, Laon, Paris (1814).
Principal battles: Novi (1799); Hohenlinden (near Munich) (1800); Eylau (Bagrationovsk), Friedland (Pravdinsk) (1807); Wagram (1809); Borodino, Maloyaroslavetz (near Kaluga), Krasnoye (Smolensk region) (1812); Vauchamps (near Montmirail), Craonne (1814); Ligny, Wavre (1815).
Friedland (modern Pravdinsk, Russia), was 27 miles (43 kin) southeast of Konigsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia) in East Prussia.
Principal battles: Zurich (1799); Hohenlinden (near Munich) (1800); Austerlitz (Slavkov) (1805); Danzing (Gdansk), Friedland (Pravdinsk) (1807); Fuentes de Onoro (1811); Waterloo (1815).