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Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher

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Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher (December 16, 1742 - September 12, 1819), prince of Wahlstadt, was a Prussian general who led his army against Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815.

Campaigns

  • 1760: Pomeranian Campaign (as Swedish soldier; captured by Prussia; changed sides)
  • Seven Years' War
  • 1787: Expedition to Holland with Red Hussars
  • 1793-1794: French campaigns with Red Hussars
  • 1806: Auerstedt, Pomerania, Berlin, Königsberg
  • 1813: Lützen, Bautzen, Katzbach, Mockern, Leipzig
  • 1814: Brienne, La Rothière, Champaubert, Vauxchamps, Montmirail, Laon, Montmartre
  • 1815: Lower Rhine (Ligny), Waterloo



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