From Elba to Waterloo (June 2015)

Legendary clash, the Battle of Waterloo marked the final fall of the Napoleonic Empire.
Here are a few books to help you:
CLAYTON, TIM, Waterloo: Four days that changed Europe’s destiny
ADKIN, MARK, The Waterloo Companion: The complete guide to history’s most famous land battle
YOUNG, NORWOOD, Napoleon in exile: Elba

  1. Napoleon "Enemy and disturber of world peace": On 13 March, 1815, eight European power signed a statement in response to the announcement (9 March, 1815) that Napoleon had landed at Golfe Juan (1 March). Which of these powers did not sign?

  2. Composed of 5 infantry corps and 4 cavalry corps (comprising 122,000 men), what was the name of the last army that Napoleon commanded?

  3. Who did Napoleon chooses as his chief of staff?

  4. Taking inspiration from his First Italian Campaign of 1796, Napoleon's plan was to:

  5. Emmanuel de Grouchy (1766-1847) was in command of the four cavalry corps grouped as the “Reserve Cavalry”. For how long had Grouchy been Maréchal de l'Empire?

  6. Facing Wellington's 70,000 men and their 180 pieces of artillery, how many men and artillery did Napoleon have at his disposal on the day of the Battle of Waterloo?

  7. From whom did Feld-Marschall Blücher (1742-1819) receive financial aid in order to build and maintain his army of 116,000 men?

  8. Against which British strategic position did Prince Jerome launch and attack with his sixth division, in vain, with pointless loss of life?

  9. Without waiting for Napoleon's order, Maréchal Ney (1769-1815) sent a cavalry charge to attack:

  10. With Wellington's last troops advancing in the centre and Plancenoit lost, the Prussian pushing the rear, a retreat was necessary, under the protection of the Old Guard. Faced with defeat, Napoleon's first reaction was:

  11. The French called it the Battle of Mont Saint-Jean, Wellington called it the Battle of Waterloo. Which name did the Prussians give to the battle?

  12. How many French troops perished at Waterloo?

  13. The Lion Mound was constructed at the place where:

  14. Napoleon abdicated for the second time on 22 June 1815 at:

  15. The Duke of Wellington was discussing the battle with the whig MP Thomas Creevey. He referred to the result as: