Battle of Dresden The Battle of Dresden August was a major engagement of the Napoleonic Wars.The battle took place around the city of Dresden in modern day Germany.With the recent addition of Austria, the Sixth Coalition felt emboldened in their quest to expel the French from Central Europe Despite being heavily outnumbered, French forces under Napoleon scored a great victory against the Allied Napoleon The ancestors of Napoleon descended from minor Italian nobility of Tuscan origin who had come to Corsica from Liguria in the th century His parents Carlo Maria di Buonaparte and Maria Letizia Ramolino maintained an ancestral home called Casa Buonaparte in Ajaccio.Napoleon was born there on August , their fourth child and third son A boy and girl were born first but died in infancy. Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon Bonaparte Biography Napoleon Bonaparte Emperor of France By Richard Moore Portraits of Napoleon Bonaparte Napoleon not murdered, say scientists Battle of Dresden European history Britannica Battle of Dresden, Aug , , Napoleon s last major victory in Germany.It was fought on the outskirts of the Saxon capital of Dresden, between Napoleon s , troops and , Austrians, Prussians, and Russians under Prince Karl Philipp Schwarzenberg. Napoleon Bonaparte Military History Biography of Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperor of France In February and March a new coalition formed, consisting of Russia, Prussia, Sweden, and Britain , allied troops gathered in the Elbe valley while Napoleons conscription system provided a fresh ,. Napoleon Series Battle Lists Stages Recommended books Restrictions Introduction On these ever growing pages you will find information about the battles and treaties of the French Revolutionary and the Napoleonic Wars. Peninsular War European history Britannica Peninsular War Peninsular War, , that part of the Napoleonic Wars fought in the Iberian Peninsula, where the French were opposed by British, Spanish, and Portuguese forces Napoleon s peninsula struggle contributed considerably to his eventual downfall but Napoleonic Marshals Auguste Marmont Napoleon Bonaparte Auguste Marmont French Marshal Duc de Raguse A skilled artillery officer, Auguste Marmont fought at Toulon and Mainz, before becoming an aide to Napoleon Bonaparte for the campaign in Italy. Two years later he went to Egypt and was promoted to general of brigade for his courage in Malta. Napoleon Series Military Map Archive The Napoleon Series Map Archives provides high quality maps on the various battles, campaigns, and other items of interest on the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon s Foreign Infantry Italian Polish Irish Napoleon s Foreign Infantry, Italian, Polish, German and Swiss Organization, commanders and uniforms.