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Post  Mr. Digby on Mon Aug 22, 2016 9:10 am

A website with a good collection of Knotel plates covering every German state:

http://www.grosser-generalstab.de/sturm.html

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The other Martin - Charles Reille, le dernier Maréchal de France.

"Any hussar who has not got himself killed by the age of 30 is a jackass." - Antoine Charles Louis Lasalle, commander of Napoleon's light cavalry, killed in battle at Wagram 6 July 1809, aged 34.

"I had forgotten there was an objective." - Generallieutenant Mikhail Borozdin I
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The other Martin - Charles Reille, le dernier Maréchal de France.

"Any hussar who has not got himself killed by the age of 30 is a jackass." - Antoine Charles Louis Lasalle, commander of Napoleon's light cavalry, killed in battle at Wagram 6 July 1809, aged 34.

"I had forgotten there was an objective." - Generallieutenant Mikhail Borozdin I
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Post  Mr. Digby on Thu Sep 08, 2016 7:50 pm

Heads of State in 1815. This may be useful when addressing letters.

Great Powers

Prussia - King Friedrich Wilhelm III (b.1770), crowned 1797.

Russia - Tsar Aleksandr Pavlovich I (b.1777), crowned Tsar 1801.

Austria - Franz Josef Karl (Francis II), Emperor of Austria (b.1768), crowned 1792.

Great Britain - King George William Frederick (George III) (b.1738), crowned 1760. Duke and Prince-Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg ("Hanover") until promotion to King of Hanover 1814.

France - King Louis Stanislas Xavier Bourbon (Louis XVIII) (b.1755), crowned 1814.

Secondary Powers

Denmark - King Frederik VI von Oldenburg (b.1768), crowned 1808.

United Kingdom of the Netherlands - King Willem Frédéric, Fürst van Oranje-Nassau (King Willem I) (b.1772), crowned January 1815.

Hanover - King George William Frederick (George III) (b.1738), crowned 1760. Duke and Prince-Elector of Brunswick-Lüneburg ("Hanover") until promotion to King of Hanover 1814.

Saxony (occupied by Prussia 1815)

Wurttemberg - King Friedrich I Wilhelm Karl von Württemberg (b.1754), crowned king 1806.

Bavaria - King Maximilian I Joseph von Wittlesbach (b.1756), crowned king 1806.

Lesser States

Hanseatic Towns - (unable to find any historical persons). Feldmarschall-Leutenant Count Wallmoden - commander of armed forces.

Mecklenburg - Herzog Friedrich Franz I von Mecklenburg-Schwerin (b.1762)

Brunswick - Herzog Friedrich Wilhelm von Braunschweig-Oels

Berg (ceded to Prussia 1813)

Westphalia (ceded to Prussia 1813)

Rheinisch States - (numerous historical persons). Generaleutnant Herzog Franz Friedrich von Pyrmont-Ravensburg - commander of the army.

Hesse-Darmstadt - Großherzog Ludwig I von Hesse (b.1766)

Hesse-Kassel - Herzog Wilhelm I von Hesse-Kassel (b.1743), landgrave 1785-1806, in exile in Denmark 1806-1813, restored 1813.

Nassau - King Willem Frédéric, Fürst van Oranje-Nassau (King Willem I) (b.1772), Duke of Nassau-Usingen. Generaal-Majoor Prinz Karl Bernhard von Sachsen-Weimar-Eisenach - commander of the army.

Baden - Großherzog Karl I von Baden-Zähringen (b.1786) Grand Duke 1811

Würzburg - Ferdinand III, Großherzog von Würzburg (state dissolved in 1814 and returned to Bavaria)

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The other Martin - Charles Reille, le dernier Maréchal de France.

"Any hussar who has not got himself killed by the age of 30 is a jackass." - Antoine Charles Louis Lasalle, commander of Napoleon's light cavalry, killed in battle at Wagram 6 July 1809, aged 34.

"I had forgotten there was an objective." - Generallieutenant Mikhail Borozdin I
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