Moroccan War 1859-1860

[ 1859 - 1860 ]

In the Moroccan War (1859-60) he himself commanded the victorious expeditionary force and greatly increased his popularity, afterward receiving his dukedom. 

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Immediately after Abd ar-Rahman's death in 1859, a dispute with Spain over the boundaries of the Spanish enclave at Ceuta led to a declaration of war by Madrid and to the Spanish capture of Tétouan in the following year. Peace had to be bought with an indemnity of $20 million, the enlargement of Ceuta's frontiers, and the promise to cede to Spain another enclave--Ifni.

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Belligerents Initiation Date Termination Date
Morocco and Spain 1859 1860 View

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