Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher

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Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
Born(1742-12-16)December 16, 1742
Rostock, Duchy of Mecklenburg
DiedSeptember 12, 1819(1819-09-12) (aged 76)
Krieblowitz, Silesia Province (now Krobielowice in Poland)
AllegianceSweden, Prussia
Years of service1758–1815
RankKingdom of PrussiaGeneralfeldmarschall
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) 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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