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Napoleonic Wars print that page

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The Napoleonic Wars were a series of wars declared against Napoleon's French Empire by opposing coalitions that ran from 1803 to 1815. As a continuation of the wars sparked by the French Revolution of 1789, they revolutionised European armies and played out on an unprecedented scale

Napoleonic Wars casualties print that page

The casualties of the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815), direct and indirect, break down as follows: Note that deaths listed include being killed in action and of other causes, such as dying of disease , wounds , starvation , exposure , drowning , friendly fire , atrocities , etc. Contents

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British Army during the Napoleonic Wars print that page

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The British Army during the Napoleonic Wars experienced a time of rapid change. At the beginning of the French Revolutionary Wars in 1793, the army was a small, awkwardly administered force of barely 40,000 men. [ 1 ] By the end of the period, the numbers had vastly increased. At its peak

Henry Clinton (Napoleonic Wars) print that page

battle. He died on 11 December 1829. [ edit ] References Chandler, David. Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars. Macmillan, 1979. Glover, Michael. The Peninsular War 1807-1814. Penguin, 1974. Haythornethwaite, Philip. Uniforms of Waterloo in color. Hippocrene, 1974. Oman, Charles. Wellington

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German campaign (Napoleonic Wars) print that page

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The German Campaign was the campaign which ended the War of the Sixth Coalition , itself part of the Napoleonic Wars . It took place in Germany during Napoleon's retreat from Russia . In Germany itself it became known as the Befreiungskriege ( Wars of Liberation ) or Freiheitskriege ( Wars

Royal Prussian Army of the Napoleonic Wars print that page

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The Royal Prussian Army was the principal armed force of the Kingdom of Prussia during its participation in the Napoleonic Wars . Frederick the Great's successor, his nephew Frederick William II (1786–97), relaxed conditions in Prussia and had little interest in war. He delegated responsibility

List of books about the Napoleonic Wars print that page

This is a useful list of non-fiction books about the Napoleonic Wars as selected by editors. For Napoleonic War novels, see Category Napoleonic War novels . Contents 1 General 2 Battles 3 Biographies 4 Forces 4.1 British 4.2 French 4.3 Prussian 5 Naval 6 Peninsular

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Grande Armée print that page

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the multinational forces gathered by Napoleon I in his campaigns of the early 19th century (see Napoleonic Wars ). [ 3 ] The first Grande Armée consisted of six corps under the command of Napoleon's marshals and senior generals. When Napoleon discovered that Russian and Austrian armies

Napoleonic era print that page

The Napoleonic Era is a period in the history of France and Europe. It is generally classified as including the fourth and final stage of the French Revolution , the first being the National Assembly , the second being the Legislative Assembly , and the third being the Directory . The Napoleonic

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Polish Legions (Napoleonic period) print that page

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The Polish Legions , in the Napoleonic period , were several Polish military units that served with the French Army from the 1790s to the 1810s. After the Third Partition of Poland (1795), many Poles believed that revolutionary France and her allies would come to Poland's aid. France's