Battle of Fleurus, 26 June 1794. Artist: Anon

Battle of Fleurus, 26 June 1794. Artist: Anon

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Battle of Fleurus, 26 June 1794. An important battle in deciding the fate of the infant French republic, Fleurus in Belgium is also noted for being one of the first battles to include aerial reconnaissance. It occurred when a sizeable Austrian army under the Prince of Saxe-Coburg moved to attack a French army pushing into the Netherlands.The Austrian army were defeated by the French under General Jean-Baptiste Jourdan. The Battle lasted about 6 hours and ended Austrian control over the Netherlands.

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  1. Anon, attributed to: :
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  1. Napoleon Bonaparte I: Corsican: Emperor, soldier, politician

  1. Engraving

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World Europe Belgium Wallonia Hainaut, Province de Fleurus

  1. 50 29 00 N , 004 32 00 E

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File Size : 51,147kb


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