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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Prussian forces under Generalfeldmarschal Gebhard von Blucher, allied with the British and Dutch under Wellington, defeated Napoleon once and for all at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815--for which the French would never forgive their Teutonic neighbors.
The relationship between Wellington and Gebhard von Blucher, the Prussian commander in chief, was crucial in defeating Napoleon and thereby changing the course of European and world history.
The look-back will mark the 200th anniversary of the landmark battle, which saw Napoleon's French Army defeated by the armies of the Seventh Coalition under the command of the Duke of Wellington and the Prussian army under the command of Gebhard Von Blucher.