Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
Blücher (nach Gebauer).jpg
contemporary portrait (ca. 1815-1819)
Born16 December 1742(1742-12-16)
Rostock, Duchy o Mecklenburg
Dee'd12 September 1819(1819-09-12) (aged 76)
Krieblowitz, Silesia Province (now Krobielowice in Poland)
AllegianceSwaden, Prussia
Years o service1758–1815
RankFlag of the Kingdom of Prussia (1803-1892).svgGeneralfeldmarschall
Battles/warsSeven Years' War, Napoleonic Wars

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Fürst von Wahlstatt (German pronunciation: [ˈɡɛphaɐ̯t ˈleːbəʁɛçt fɔn ˈblʏçɐ]; December 16, 1742 – September 12, 1819), Graf (count), later elevatit tae Fürst (prince) von Wahlstatt, wis a Prussian Generalfeldmarschall (field marshal) who led his airmy against Napoleon I at the Battle o the Nations at Leipzig in 1813 an at the Battle o Waterloo in 1815 wi the Duke o Wellington.The honorary ceetizen o Berlin, Hamburg an Rostock bore the nickname "Marschall Vorwärts" ("Marshal Forwards") acause o his approach tae warfare.

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srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher