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18/06/1815 The Battle of Waterloo results in the defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte

The Battle of Waterloo was fought near Waterloo in present-day Belgium. A French army under the command of Napoleon Bonaparte was defeated by two of the armies of the Seventh Coalition: a British-led Allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington, and a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Prince of Wahlstatt.

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