War of the Creeperian Succession

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War of the Creeperian Succession
Recognition of the Duke of Anjou as King of Spain.png
Manuel IV enthroned as Emperor, 1783.
DateNovember 12, 1783-July 6, 1790
(6 years, 7 months, 3 weeks and 3 days)
Location
Result

Manuelist Victory

Belligerents
Creeperopolis Salvadorists
Flag of the Papal States (1825-1870).svg Papal State (until 1788)
Creeperopolis Manuelists
Flag of the Papal States (1825-1870).svg Papal State (from 1788)
Commanders and leaders
Creeperopolis Salvador III
Creeperopolis Fidel Guerrero Castro
Creeperopolis Vicente Barrios Salinas
Creeperopolis Pedro Cámara Delgado
Creeperopolis Dioniso Díaz Herrera
Creeperopolis Regimo Díaz Herrera  Executed
Creeperopolis José Barrundia Cepeda
Creeperopolis Manuel Arzu Arzu
Creeperopolis Rafael Carrera Turcios
Creeperopolis José Márquez Trinidad
Creeperopolis Miguel Cabañeras Gutiérrez
Creeperopolis José Castro Moreno
Flag of the Papal States (1825-1870).svg Pio VI
Flag of the Papal States (1825-1870).svg Santiago Galdámez López
Flag of the Papal States (1825-1870).svg Érick Saglado Pompeo
Creeperopolis Manuel IV
Creeperopolis José Justo Milla
Creeperopolis Mariano Aycinena Piñol
Creeperopolis Mariano Beltranena Llano
Creeperopolis Antonio Irisarri Alonso
Creeperopolis José Arce Fagoaga
Creeperopolis Francisco Morazán Vigil
Creeperopolis Gregorio Salazar Silva
Creeperopolis Joaquín Escolán Balibrera
Creeperopolis Evaristo Carrillo Colina
Creeperopolis Pablo Fuentes Videla
Creeperopolis Miguel Amaro Guerrero
Creeperopolis Fidel Amaro Guerrero
Flag of the Papal States (1825-1870).svg Pio VI
Flag of the Papal States (1825-1870).svg Érick Saglado Pompeo  Executed
Strength
200,000 250,000
Casualties and losses
35,000 dead
45,000 wounded
30,000 dead
50,000 wounded
73,000 total dead
105,000 total wounded

The War of the Creeperian Succession (Creeperian Spanish: Guerra de la'Sucesión Creeperiano) was a Creeperian civil war of the late 18th century, triggered by the death of Manuel III in November 1783. The war was fought between rival claimants to the throne, brothers Manuel IV and Salvador III.

Manuel III never named his heir as either Manuel or Salvador and both were twins at birth. Manuel was believed to be the older of the two but supporters of Salvador declared him to be the older of the twins. When Manuel III died, Manuel IV was proclaimed Emperor, but those who supported Salvador resisted and declared him Emperor. The Army fractured and skirmished in San Salvador, beginning the war.

Salvador III was seen as the Conservative Emperor while Manuel IV was seen as the Liberal Emperor. As such, the Creeperian Catholic Church aligned itself with Salvador III. However, after an engagement between Salvadorist and Papal soldiers in Suchitoto, Pope Pio VI changed allegiance and sided with the Manuelists.

The war of succession ended when Salvador III in battle during the Battle of Denshire on July 6, 1790. His death solidified the reign of Manuel IV who would rule Creeperopolis until his death on June 14, 1833, in the Revolution of 1833, which was lead by Salvador III's grandson, Adolfo III.

Background

Prelude to War

Course of War

Battle of San Salvador

Stalemate

March to the Bay

Battle of Suchitoto

Battle of Denshire

Aftermath

See Also