June 16, 1815 in History

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Events in History


Victory in battleVictory in Battle

Battle at Ligny: French army under Napoleon beats Prussia

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • Battle at Quatre-Bras: allies strike French

Deaths in History

  • Frederik Willem, Duke of Brunswick (1813-15), dies in battle at 43