Battle of Waterloo, June 1898 (colour litho) by Sullivan, William Holmes
On this day in September 1852 Field Marshall Sir Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington dies. He was twice British Prime Minister under the Tory party. and served briefly in He remained Commander-in-Chief of the British Army until his death.
Napoleon with his French Imperial Guard, Wellington with his British and Allied army. One battle ended 20 years of bloody conflict on the continent.
18 juni 2015 King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands attended a national service commemorating the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo