1813 Leipzig—The Grand Coalition
Lecture no. 26 from the course: The Decisive Battles of World History
Taught by Professor Gregory S. Aldrete | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
In this massive clash, a coalition of seven European powers united to oppose Napoleon. Trace the preliminary military actions culminating at Leipzig, where four armies finally converged on Napoleon’s forces. Follow the complex unfolding of the battle and the incident that transformed it into an outright disaster for the French.