Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher

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Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
Born December 16, 1742(1742-12-16)
Rostock, Duchy of Mecklenburg
Died September 12, 1819(1819-09-12) (aged 76)
Krieblowitz, Silesia Province (now Krobielowice in Poland)
Allegiance Sweden, Prussia
Years of service 1758–1815
Rank Kingdom of PrussiaGeneralfeldmarschall
Battles/wars Seven Years' War, Napoleonic Wars

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Fürst von Wahlstatt (German pronunciation: [ˈɡɛphaɐ̯t ˈleːbəʁɛçt fɔn ˈblʏçɐ]; December 16, 1742 – September 12, 1819) was a Prussian general who went to war against Napoleon. A bust in the German Walhalla temple near Regensburg was sculpted in his honour.

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