The Crimean War was a military conflict fought from October 1853 to February 1856 in which the Russian Empire lost to an alliance of the Ottoman Empire, France, Britain and Sardinia (Wikipedia). Evangeline Orpington, who was Minister for Magic during that time, is widely believed to have illegally intervened in the war on behalf of her close friend, Queen Victoria (Pm).
Certainty Date based on real world calendar
Location in Canon Pm: Pottermore
Type of Event Muggle world
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