Blücher Gebhard Leberecht von
Blü·cher(blo͞o′kər, -chər, -KHər), Gebhard Leberecht von Prince of Wahlstatt. 1742-1819.
Prussian field marshal whose leadership of the Prussian army was crucial in the campaigns against Napoleon.
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