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1813 and the lead up to the Battle of Leipzig


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- FRANCIS II (I), Emperor of Austria
- FREDERICK WILLIAM III (1770-1827) King of Prussia
- WURTEMBERG, Frederick I of (1754 - 1816), Elector
- BARCLAY DE TOLLY, Michael Andreas, Prince, Russian military commander
- BERG, Burhardt Maximovic (Bernhardt Magnus)
- BERNADOTTE, Jean-Baptiste-Jules (1763-1844), Marshal
- BLÜCHER, Gebhardt Leberecht von (1742-1819) Prussian military commander, Prince of Wahlstadt
- CHERNICHEV, Aleksander (1786-1857), Russian General
- DAVOUT, Louis  Nicolas (1770-1823)
- KLEIST VON NOLLENDORF, Friedrich (Friedrich Heinrich Ferdinand Emil Graf Kleist von Nollendorf)
- LAW DE LAURISTON, Jacques Alexandre
- MACDONALD, Etienne-Jacques-Joseph-Alexandre, Duc de Tarente, Maréchal
- PONIATOWSKI, Józef, Prince, Polish general and Maréchal de l'Empire
- SCHARNHORST (Gerhard-Johann-David von), 1755-1813
- SCHWARZENBERG, Karl Philip von, prince (1771-1820), Austrian field marshal, commander in chief of the allied armies in 1814
- YORCK VON WARTENBURG (Johann-David-Ludwig, Count), 1759-1830, Prussian General

- METTERNICH-Winneburg-zu Beilstein, Clemens Wenzel Lothar, Graf von (1773-1859)



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