Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher


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Noun1.Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher - Prussian general who is remembered for his leadership in the wars against Napoleon (1742-1819)
full general, general - a general officer of the highest rank
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A French army under the command of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by a British-led allied force under the command of the Duke of Wellington and a Prussian army led by Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher. The battle marked the end of the Napoleonic Wars and Napoleon's rule as French emperor.
Prussian Field Marshal Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher was 73 years old when he lead a cavalry charge against Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815, while notorious British Admiral Lord Thomas Cochrane hoisted his flag aboard warships until he retired from active service in 1854 at the age of 79.
Proposed additions The Prince Blucher pub, in Stafford Street, Walsall which is a three-storey, 19th century building deriving its name from Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher, who led the Prussian army to help defeat the French at Waterloo in 1815Two almshouses in Bath Street, Walsall, which were founded in 1519 and rebuilt in 1873.