battle of Austerlitz


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Noun1.battle of Austerlitz - a decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805)battle of Austerlitz - a decisive battle during the Napoleonic campaigns (1805); the French under Napoleon defeated the Russian armies of Czar Alexander I and the Austrian armies of Emperor Francis II
Napoleonic Wars - a series of wars fought between France (led by Napoleon Bonaparte) and alliances involving England and Prussia and Russia and Austria at different times; 1799-1815
Austerlitz - a town in Czech Republic; site of the battle of Austerlitz in 1805
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On this day one year later, he defeated Austro-Russian forces at the Battle of Austerlitz.
The combined forces of which countries were defeated by Napoleon at the Battle of Austerlitz in 1805?
Napoleon Bonaparte's stunning victory over the combined armies of Austria and Russia at the Battle of Austerlitz on 2 December 1805 was one of the French emperor's greatest military achievements.
At the battle of Austerlitz (1805), my 68,000 troops defeated 90,000 Austrians and Russians.
After he was reelected in 1851, he took advantage of the anniversary of the Battle of Austerlitz to carry out a coup against the Republic, and became the ruler of a new French empire and was known as Napoleon III, from 1852 to 1870, until he was defeated by Chancellor Bismarck.
On this day one year later he defeated Austro-Russian forces at the Battle of Austerlitz.