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June 18, 1815 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History


Battle of InterestBattle of Waterloo

Battle of Waterloo; Napoleon and France defeated by British forces under Wellington and Prussian troops under Blucher

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'Wellington at Waterloo', by Robert Alexander Hillingford, depicting Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, during the final confrontation against Napoleon
'Wellington at Waterloo', by Robert Alexander Hillingford, depicting Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington, during the final confrontation against Napoleon
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Deaths in History

  • Guillaume Philibert Duhesme, French general (b. 1766)
  • Thomas Picton, British general (killed in battle) (b. 1758)
1815 in History