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Napoleon Is Unable to Digest Leipzig

Napoleon Is Unable to Digest Leipzig

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After the defeat in Russia, with renewed allied forces arrayed against him, Napoleon prepared once again to defend France. Yet in 1813 at Leipzig, the Emperor was defeated. This allowed the allies to press a successful campaign, leading to the surrender in 1814. Napoleon would return the next year, only to be defeated at Waterloo and exiled far from Europe.

This source is a part of the The Napoleonic Experience teaching module.

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Cornell University Library, Rare Book and Manuscript Collections, ID Number: RMC2008_0875

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"Napoleon Is Unable to Digest Leipzig," in World History Commons, https://worldhistorycommons.org/napoleon-unable-digest-leipzig [accessed January 18, 2022]