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Napoleon's Hundred days

Campaign Name : Napoleon's Hundred days

Date(s) : 01 March 1815 - 21 June 1815

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars ,


Napoleon's attempt to regain power after his abdication and exile on Elba.

It began with his impressive march from Cannes to Paris, gathering supporters along the way, and ended with one of the worlds most famous battles, at Waterloo, Belgium where he was narrowly beaten by a coalition of forces lead by the British Duke of Wellington and the Prussian General Blucher.

On the 21 June, after the defeat, Napoleon abdicated for a second time. He was the exiled again, this time to the island prison of St Helena where he died 5 years later.

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