Battle of Sedan: French defeated (22 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

At the Battle of Sedan, in the course of the Franco-Prussian War, the French are decisively defeated and Napoleon III is captured.

Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Sedan: French defeated". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18582, accessed 03 December 2016.]