Fought at Leipzig in Saxony, 185,000 French troops faced over
300,000 troops from Austria, Prussia, Russia and Sweden. The French
lost some 38,000 men killed and wounded, and 30,000 captured. The
allies lost 55,000 men. The battle signalled the end of Napoleonic
aspirations east of the Rhine.
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Editors. "Battle of Leipzig". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[https://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4479, accessed 22 March 2018.]
- Napoleonic Wars: 1803-1815