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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Next day, the army began its campaign, and up to the very battle of Austerlitz, Boris was unable to see either Prince Andrew or Dolgorukov again and remained for a while with the Ismaylov regiment.
It was at the little comfortable Ducal town of Pumpernickel (that very place where Sir Pitt Crawley had been so distinguished as an attache; but that was in early early days, and before the news of the Battle of Austerlitz sent all the English diplomatists in Germany to the right about) that I first saw Colonel Dobbin and his party.
On this day one year later, he defeated Austro-Russian forces at the Battle of Austerlitz.
Spontini composed this cantata with a text by Rossini's librettist Luigi Balocchi, to celebrate Napoleon's victory at the Battle of Austerlitz.
The works are, again, arranged chronologically: after a lengthy appendix to volume one, comprising, in 156 pages, 23 poems which the editor has come across after the publication of the last book, there follow 29 texts about Napoleon's early imperial rule (157-344), 23 about the battle of Austerlitz (345-557), and 13 about the emperor's relationship to Prussia (558-710).
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.
He is a witness to some of the war's most horrendous slaughter in the battle of Austerlitz.
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.