Battle o Waterloo

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Battle o Waterloo
Part of the Waterloo Campaign
Battle of Waterloo 1815.PNG
Battle o Waterloo bi William Sadler
Date 18 Juin 1815
Location Waterloo, then Netherlands, present day Belgium; 15 km (9.3 mi) sooth o Brussels
50°40′49″N 4°24′42″E / 50.68016°N 4.41169°E / 50.68016; 4.41169Coordinates: 50°40′49″N 4°24′42″E / 50.68016°N 4.41169°E / 50.68016; 4.41169
Result Decisive Coaleetion victory
Belligerents
France Seivent Coaleetion:
 Unitit Kinrick
 Netherlands
Kinrick o Hanover Hanover
Nassau (state) Nassau
Brunswick
 Proushie
Commanders an leaders
Fraunce Napoleon
Fraunce Michel Ney
Unitit Kinrick o Great Breetain an Ireland Duke o Wellington
Kinrick o Proushie Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
Strenth

73,000[1]

  • 50,700 infantry
  • 14,390 cavalry
  • 8,050 artillery an ingineers
  • 252 guns

Anglo-allies: 68,000[2][3]

  • Unitit Kinrick: 25,000 Breetish an 6,000 Keeng's German Legion
  • Netherlands: 17,000
  • Hanover: 11,000
  • Brunswick: 6,000
  • Nassau: 3,000[4]
  • 156 guns[5]


Proushies: 50,000[6]


Tot: 118,000
Casualties an losses

Tot: 41,000

  • 24,000 tae 26,000 killed, woondit includin 6,000 tae 7,000 capturt[7]
  • 15,000 missin[8]

Tot: 24,000

Anglo-allies: 17,000

  • 3,500 killed
  • 10,200 woondit
  • 3,300 missin[9]

Prussians: 7,000

  • 1,200 killed
  • 4,400 woondit
  • 1,400 missin[9]
Battle o Waterloo is located in Belgium
Battle o Waterloo
Location within modren-day Belgium, then a pairt o the Unitit Kinrick o the Netherlands

The Battle o Waterloo wis foucht on Sunday, 18 Juin 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then pairt o the Unitit Kinrick o the Netherlands. A French airmy unner the command o Napoleon wis defeatit bi twa o the airmies o the Seivent Coaleetion: an Anglo-allied airmy unner the command o the Duke o Wellington, an a Proushie airmy unner the command o Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Hofschröer 1999, pp. 68–69.
  2. Hofschröer 1999, p. 61 cites Siborne's nummers.
  3. Hamilton-Williams 1994, p. 256 gies 168,000.
  4. Barbero 2005, pp. 75–76.
  5. Hamilton-Williams 1994, p. 256
  6. Chesney 1907, p. 4.
  7. Barbero 2006, p. 312.
  8. Barbero 2005, p. 420.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Barbero 2005, p. 419.