Stock Photo - The Allied commanders at Leipzig, 1813 (1815). 'Meeting of the Emperors of Russia and Austria, King of Prussia and Crown Prince of Sweden in the Great Square of Leipzig, October 18th 1813'. The Battle of the Nations (or Battle of Leipzig ) in 1813 was one of the most decisive defeats suffered by Napoleon Bonaparte in the Napoleonic Wars. The French were opposes by the Prussian, Russian, Austrian and Swedish armies of the Sixth Coalition. The battle was fought on German soil and involved German troops on both sides, as a large proportion of Napoleon's troops actually came from the German Confederation of the Rhine. It is considered to be the largest battle in Europe before World War I, with over 500,000 troops involved. Leipzig ended the French Empire's presence east of the Rhine. From The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and her Allies from 1799 to 1815 by James Jenkins, 1815.

Stock Photo: The Allied commanders at Leipzig, 1813 (1815). 'Meeting of the Emperors of Russia and Austria, King of Prussia and Crown Prince of Sweden in the Great Square of.

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