- a town in E Germany, WSW of Leipzig: site of Gustavus Adolphus' victory over Wallenstein in 1632 and Napoleon's victory over the Russians in 1813.
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At Lutzen the great battle of Protestantism was fought, Nov. 6, 1632.ZigZag Journeys in Northern Lands;
He was killed in the combat that preceded the battle of Lutzen.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology
One of the first ones of the latter which he undertook was to visit the battlefield of Lutzen.
Wallenstein was in the neighborhood of Leipsic, at the little town of Lutzen.
But at Lutzen he was so badly wounded that, after a year's sufferings, he died in Paris.A Second Home
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- a town near Leipzig in E Germany, in Saxony; site of a battle (1632) in the Thirty Years' War in which the army of the Holy Roman Empire under Wallenstein was defeated by the Swedes under Gustavus Adolphus, who died in the battle