- a city in E Germany, on the Spree River: scene of defeat of Prussian and Russian armies by Napoleon I, 1813.
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The nature of Napoleon's victory at Bautzen was his undoing.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte
William Milligan Sloane
He was the Emperor's chief-of-staff in the battles of Luetzen and Bautzen.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year
The position chosen by the allies as that in which to Battle of Bautzen, 1813.
After the battle of Bautzen he was created by Napoleon a count of the empire.
He turned his eyes away from the Prussian camp, and rode slowly to Bautzen.Frederick The Great and His Family
- a town in E Germany, in Saxony: site of an indecisive battle in 1813 between Napoleon's army and an allied army of Russians and Prussians. Pop: 42 160 (2003 est)
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