image © Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection, Brown University Library | Licence: All Rights Reserved
image © Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection, Brown University Library | Licence: All Rights Reserved

View of Peters Thor in Leipzig

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The Battle of Leipzig, or Battle of the Nations, was a decisive victory for the coalition of Russia, Prussia, Austria and Sweden against Napoleonic France. After fierce fighting on 18th October 1813, Napoleon began to withdraw his forces in the early hours of the following day.

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Neues Rathaus, Leipzig, Germany

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