Historical Events in May 1799

  • May 4 Fourth Anglo-Mysore War: The Battle of Seringapatam: The siege of Seringapatam ends when the city is assaulted and the Tipu Sultan killed by the besieging British army, under the command of General George Harris.

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May 22 Napoleon makes statement in support of re-establishing Jerusalem for Jews

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte