hundred days

(redirected from 1815 campaign)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

hundred days

pl n
(Historical Terms) French history the period between Napoleon Bonaparte's arrival in Paris from Elba on March 20, 1815, and his abdication on June 29, 1815
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
Battlefields of the 1815 Campaign. Barnsley: Greenhill Books, 2002.
Tactically and technologically, Waterloo differed little from hard-fought battles a century before then, and the 1815 campaign to restore Napoleon's throne and defeat the coalition armies was doomed--a victory at Waterloo could only delay, not prevent, his ultimate downfall.
The maps have all been redrawn for this edition, which also holds extensive diagrams, a guide to the 1815 campaign battlefields, and battle-by-battle survey blending history and military strategic insights and analysis.