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Leipzig, Battle of, Leipzig, Germany, 1813

LC control 85075916
LC classificationDC236.5 DC236.68
Topical headingLeipzig, Battle of, Leipzig, Germany, 1813
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Variant(s)Leipzig, Battle of, 1813
Leipzig (Germany), Battle of, 1813
Nations, Battle of the, Leipzig, Germany, 1813
See alsoNapoleonic Wars, 1800-1815--Campaigns--Germany
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Found inSmith, D.G. 1813, Leipzig, 2001: CIP galley (Crucial 3-day battle of Leipzig, known to posterity as the Battle of the Nations, was the biggest battle of the Napoleonic Wars. It was also one of Napoleon's worst defeats, 16, 17, and 18 Oct. 1813)
Britannica Micro.: v. 7, p. 255 (Leipzig, Battle of, also called Battle of the Nations (Oct. 16-19, 1813), decisive defeat for Napoleon, resulting in the destruction of what was left of French power in Germany and Poland.)