Napoleon's Masterpiece: Austerlitz 1805

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Denis Dubovcev
Denis Dubovcev

Х

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➡️ ~ you can't be serious ... *SUCH A NERVE TO WRITE AN EULOGY~APOLOGY ACCOUNT ON THE IMPEROR* _based on slandering Great Britain's war-time animosity pamphlets & English sly [NOT-AT-WAR] officers' 'memoirs'_

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Domonkos Antal
Domonkos Antal

Your videos are good, but it is just funny you show the Kingdom of Hungary as a part of Austrian Empire :D Yeah we have Habsburg ruler, but we were still not the part of that until 1867 where we made the pact and Austrian - Hungarian Monarchy come to life :)

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SkreltNL
SkreltNL

Props on the propaganda, dont think a lot will notice that this is how the freemansons want people to see history...

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HistoryMarche +1394
HistoryMarche

Oh it's finally out! We've toiled on this long and hard! Hope you guys like it!

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oh its finally out! Ive been sitting on the toilet for so long and hard!

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Tuck
Tuck

Fantastic video man, thank you

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John Smick
John Smick

Interesting and very well produced, but could you use less mist and smoke on your maps? Obscuring the battle doesn't make it more realistic, just more frustrating to see what's going on. Cheers.

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LEFT4BASS
LEFT4BASS

We love it ❤️

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ajaxjs +3
ajaxjs

The production quality is amazing.

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jadawin10 +1826
jadawin10

Napoleon Bonaparte. THE military genius. General at 24 years old. Fought 60 battles, lost only 8, mainly at the end of his career against a wide european coalition...

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cHarLie
cHarLie

@God loves you the corps system: am I a joke to you

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cHarLie
cHarLie

@Mad Hatters in jeans yeah he didn't accept the loss of Germany

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Carlos V
Carlos V

@savate and who influenced the french revolution? USA. So it boils down to American excellence

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Christopher F
Christopher F

@God loves you how do you think most of Europe became non monarchys

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Anonymous. +3407
Anonymous.

Napoleon blitzkrieg through Germany like: "I know you guys aren't ready for this yet but your kids gonna love it"

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dogmatix
dogmatix

@Dan Christian right…but arn’t they all products of their time? Literally? All from poorer class of people who leveraged their way up to the top?

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Jimmy S.
Jimmy S.

😂😂😂

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Dan Christian
Dan Christian

@dogmatix i didnt say they were evil. Though for Genghis Khan, he lived in a less civilized environment where you get killed if youre weak. He was a product of his time.

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dogmatix
dogmatix

Great Scott!

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Arthur Wellesley +3500
Arthur Wellesley

I've never heard the analogy of "the whale and the elephant" to compare England and France. I love it

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Kevin
Kevin

@wakenbaker-uk you’re saying that whale and elephant aren’t insults for fat. You’re…..not bright.

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wakenbaker-uk
wakenbaker-uk

@Kevin no they are both mammals. Wokesters take ownership of everything now. There's no victim here move on

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The wolf of Swingthat
The wolf of Swingthat

bismarck used it first to describe germany and britain

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Scott W.
Scott W.

England?

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Abhay Chavda
Abhay Chavda

It's a Bismarck quote. Plagiarised. He was talking abt Germany and britain

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Nick Hammer +2215
Nick Hammer

got to give napoleon credit for not resting on his laurels after become emperor. dude was still out there personally commanding battles to the very end.

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Angela’s Entente
Angela’s Entente

@l00d3r wasn’t Massena the one who was in charge of Spain

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Doberman +1
Doberman

Like a bloodthirsty football manager lol

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Sergio Ocampo
Sergio Ocampo

Ofc, if you want something done right, you have to do it yourself

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Marcell Vass
Marcell Vass

@Boo Radley While you are somewhat right, Napoleon didnt leave his men because he feared defeat, capture, or to be killed. He left his men in egypt because there was an opportunity in France. He left his men (after leaving russia with them) in Poland because he was needed in France. He left spain, because he was needed in France. You see, whenever Napoleon knew he would be overwhelmed, he would retreat, whenever he thought that a fight is necessary and it will be hard, he rather would lead the armies himself instead of giving command to a marshall. Napoleon was no coward, he usually left his men to handle difficulties in Paris that threatened his plans.

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Kings and Generals +2409
Kings and Generals

Always happy to see a new video from you. :-)

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Konrad Wiesler
Konrad Wiesler

Love your vids as well 😁

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Encyclopedia Americana
Encyclopedia Americana

Props from a legend to a legend!

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Aayush Patel
Aayush Patel

Viva la France

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Golden wind
Golden wind

Kings and generals and a Epic history are very similar and amazing

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Jochem van Doorn +234
Jochem van Doorn

Although this video is two year old I would like tis share something related to this battle I live in the Netherlands and I live near a small village called Austerlitz. This village thanks his name to this battle. In 1804, the French General Auguste de Marmont established an army camp in this central location in the Batavian Republic. To occupy his bored soldiers he orders them to build a pyramid build out of earth and turf. He was inspired by the pyramids in Egypt which he had seen during napoleons campaign in Egypt.construction lasted 27 days the pyramid was 36 meters high with a 13 meter wooden obelisk. It was named mon marmot. Marmont departed with his army in 1805 where is also fought at the battle of Austerlitz. In 1806, despite protests from Marmont, Louis Bonaparte, the new king of Holland, renamed the hill the Pyramid of Austerlitz The pyramid is still there and you can climb it. It is surround by forest and as a kid I have been there a lot of times. So that’s the little fact I wanted to share Have a nice day!

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Pavel Peřina
Pavel Peřina

Funny cause village is called Slavkov u Brna today. But it makes sense, villages were renamed when Czechoslovakia was established after 300 years under Austrian empire. Bad is that I live 15km from this place, visited Slavkov once (castle), but never battle memorial.

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Iamwatchingyou75
Iamwatchingyou75

I was looking for this comment, otherwise I would make it.

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Kangkan Lahkar +1
Kangkan Lahkar

that's nice to know

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Arjay Silot +1
Arjay Silot

Thanks

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robowisan veitha sung +3
robowisan veitha sung

@TTV_DEMONS 3 paragraphs? this barely reaches a single paragraph

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AIC +1000
AIC

Always wonder why Napoleon is depicted like evil but british organized 6 coalitions 2 of which were launched before NB became an Emperor.

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Cary Morin
Cary Morin

They did so because they feared the collapse of monarchies across Europe, and “Jacobians” lobbing off heads in Piccadilly.

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ROY USMC LUO +362
ROY USMC LUO

Napoleon was so brilliant he was able to predict enemy’s operations in incredible accuracy and coordinate his troops in unbelievable precision

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fabolous nature
fabolous nature

@Jaunty Angle without changing Tati s relied on traditional closely packed muskeeters and canon shock and quick cavalry charge But the British who took the initiative by employing sharp shooters and different formation and pefectley locked allies After continous war he lost most of his army lost his temper and sharpness on his previous wars and their generals lost their trust over his emperor and ignoring his command that's the problem

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Teodoro Medeiros
Teodoro Medeiros

@Jaunty Angle You should review this statement

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Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon Bonaparte

@Caratacus i mean, he didn't declare war on the rest of Europe, the Coalition that declared war on him

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Asselah Yanis
Asselah Yanis

@Caratacus he didn’t the british wanted the monarchy back to france they did everything and payed every coalition to fight against napoleon! Because he was a menace for the european monarchies !

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Aidan AS +313
Aidan AS

Napoleon Bonaparte calmly OBLITERATES Austria and Russia WITH FACTS & LOGIC

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Ratchet Achenbach
Ratchet Achenbach

@SirBojo4 Which was precisely what led to his defeat in that campaign.

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SirBojo4
SirBojo4

@Mari Christian Yet still reach moscow...

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mAnu +2
mAnu

@Mari Christian winter is coming

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DerpyNerdy +1
DerpyNerdy

Damn two reference

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Mari Christian +6
Mari Christian

And then proceeds to Invade Russia with winter approaching!

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Spud Ryan +572
Spud Ryan

I'm Irish, i'm with the French on this, the whole way through... Napoleon was a badass.

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Rajkaran Virk
Rajkaran Virk

@́M E Irish of English origin. He considered himself to be English though, even though he was born and raised there.

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Rajkaran Virk +1
Rajkaran Virk

@Gringo Logie Wasn’t the “Auld Alliance Scotland and France? It was never Ireland. They weren’t a unified country then.

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Spud Ryan
Spud Ryan

@SpecialNewb Yeah, that sounds about right. I believe the French beat the English more times in battle contrary to the general consensus.

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SpecialNewb +2
SpecialNewb

I think the world might have been a somewhat--*somewhat*--better place if France won.

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Recule Poireau +580
Recule Poireau

You forgot the key point : Napoleon's use of deception! 1/ He selected a battlefield located at a distance both armies could reach. 2/ He also choose it for the possibility to trap an overconfident ennemy (brilliant) 3/a. He managed to give that confidence by asking for talks (simulating a credible weakness), 3/b. accepting to deal with a low ranking prince (although he was an emperor = credible weakness) and, 3/c. while discuting, showed a parade of poorly looking exhausted soldiers. 4/ He let the Pratzen plateau to the ennemy, a military strong point which gave a tremendous advantage (simulating a strong need of a good place to rest).

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ironside eve
ironside eve

Since when is an emperor a low ranking prince

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Eric. DaMAJ +1
Eric. DaMAJ

Napoleon also knew about the seasonal mists that covered the battlefield in the early morning. The French column was vulnerable to lines of defenders firing muskets and cannons at it. But if it could approach some of the distance under cover or concealment it’s success was guaranteed. When the French column emerged from the mist the allies on the heights were doomed.

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Alblaka
Alblaka

@farbror Frej Napoleon would have been unable to divide & conquer their army, and thus the battle would have been between two equal sized army, with one likely having a quality advantage, whilst the other had the positional advantage, with neither being out-tactic'd. It's possible Napoleon would have still won, but almost certainly at a higher cost / less decisive than what happened. It's also possible that he would have withdrawn to lure the Allied army into a terrain that was less advantageous for them (wouldn't have been the first or last time for him to do that), or come up with a different ploy altogether.

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Georges J. +1
Georges J.

@ProteusXF Thank you so much for this summary. I suppose it's taken out from some history book ; could you be so kind as to give the reference ? Merci d'avance !

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Other Nerd
Other Nerd

@mmjjxxww napoleon is a master of movement thats why he always avoid pitched battles if necessary like he always said we had no choice but to do like marengo in waterloo

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Kayzen L7 +175
Kayzen L7

The first French empire was one of the best in all time. The French fought against the whole Europe, outnumbered and still winning after 8 years of war. They reached Moscow, in foot. This is insane.

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Hod
Hod

@MadonoShita Ni England was never near defeat against napoleon plus France had a lot of troops from other countries it was far from France against everybody

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Johnny Boy
Johnny Boy

@Justin H  that’s because Germany militarized everything and Germans are known for their efficiency and they definitely didn’t crush anyone since it took Stalin 3 months to prepare his army which crushed the Germans all the way to Berlin and after

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Johnny Boy
Johnny Boy

them reaching Moscow is what lost them the war

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MadonoShita Ni +3
MadonoShita Ni

@Justin H Yes I did. Won't change my comment off that lol. Not saying that Germany wasn't under heavy pressure but that's literally not nearly as much as with France since it was basically Monarchy vs the ONLY republic at the time in Europe. Both Italy and Austria weren't against Germany. Swiss was neutral. Spain had its civil war and didn't impact the conflict. The French took heavy blows and casualties and the British didn't even fight in the battle of France, they had barely 5000 deaths and just fled and left the French in the dust without even justifying or transmit the message to their allies. Besides Russia and France and a bit of english navy/aircraft, what did Germany have to fear in Europe? Yes that's a lot, but once they've beaten France, the situation was much clearer and easier for them. Napoleon almost beat whole Europe, Russia and England at the same time: a true and proper unification of the continent which never happened with Germany despite its favorable odds after 40.

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Rudolph Schmidt +7
Rudolph Schmidt

@Justin H Germanys ww2 conquest is certainly impressive but the odds stacked against the French were far greater than those against Germany

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Mehmet Semih Dellal +33
Mehmet Semih Dellal

Let's not forget the 'gifted' marshals under Napoleon's command for this and other decisive victories of the French... Lannes, Davout, Ney, Soult, Murat, Massena and many more... Austerlitz triumph was a tactical masterpiece and will never be forgotten...Ensuring Napoleon's military might and bravery...

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Christos Nitsos +144
Christos Nitsos

The only problem with this wonderful series is the time gap between the first and third episodes 1793-1805. Nothing about Italy, Egypt etc.

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Kevin Smith
Kevin Smith

The metric system was invented by France in this time period showing that Imperial is actually the superior system.

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Sylionor Houpette
Sylionor Houpette

They were focused in the Caribbean till they got defeated by Haiti in 18 of November 1803... hahaha

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Swolaire Swaggins +8
Swolaire Swaggins

@sleepete12 Not necessarily true when you consider that Lord Nelson was creeping about in the Mediterranean, with Cyprus under British dominion it would be nearly impossible to challenge them at sea. Napoleon achieved what he set out to do for the most part considering the lackluster navy and the directory's reluctance to send reinforcements. He defeated the Mamluks, captured Malta, Alexandria, Jaffa and Cairo. Sure, he was defeated eventually but having left a sizeable force in Egypt gave him some leverage during the peace treaty of Amiens.

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sleepete12 +2
sleepete12

@Rhys Nichols Because Napoleon was completely owned by a few british and locals... Napoleon also managed to completely lose entire french navy... Napoleon had some master streaks on the continent but british had no fear of him - every time they met he would be beaten. Lindysbeige had good videos on the topic (although he is very obsessively pro-british and anti-french but the facts are facts) .

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Rhys Nichols +14
Rhys Nichols

Yeah never understood why they went from Toulon to Austerlitz and missed Egypt and Italy

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Al kis +191
Al kis

He invented modern warfare. And he fought against the banking cartel. Good Work Nap! you are remembered and never forgotten!

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Retard Corpsman +2
Retard Corpsman

Yeah no, the father of modern warfare is Gustavus. He was the first commander to make gunpowder weaponry and artillery the main weapon of his army rather than the swords and pikes of the time.

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Nicole Smrekar +2
Nicole Smrekar

Gustavus Adolphus has entered the chat.

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Fred Barker
Fred Barker

@Thunderbird 1 I think the difference is debts and interest levels

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Meme Clip Archives
Meme Clip Archives

@Ian Tarry Napoleonic warfare and modern warfare is kind of distinctly different. Especially in the aspect of the former living of the land as much as possible rather relying on supply lines and the latter can imply that the offensive forces can resort to scorching the land that they can live off from or finished living off it. Another aspect is that Napoleon still relied on marching formations of flanks in the open field while modern warfare started to rely slowly on small units of soldiers capturing different key strategic points and scattered fighting between individual soldiers that culminated in much later battles in Stalingrad.

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Pramod Singh +107
Pramod Singh

I just don't know why the world portrays Napoleon as an evil......For me he was a great military genius and a complete Emperor an Empire should have

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アントワーヌ・ディベット +1
アントワーヌ・ディベット

@mathig nihilcek Napoleon is a well respected reformer, conqueror and tactician, not Gandhi 2.0, so if his diplomacy and peaceful ways don't work, so be it, it doesn't affect his legacy. He is a master strategist, ever heard of the encirclement of Ulm? I don't know if you're openly stupid or you just don't know about the topic. He offered may peace treaties but the Coalition wanted to keep on fighting. Especially England. So it's so stupid to say find peace with England when they're the ones invading France and wanting to kick out Napoleon. Napoleon tried peace, 4 times with Russia: at Tilsit he was generous but the Russians disrespected the terms of the treaty so he had to attack. US Empire is nothing. Sure they've got money, but they're unable to conquer others, they've become everyone laughing stock and can't even protect its own citizens.

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mathig nihilcek +1
mathig nihilcek

I don't know why people call men like Napoleon a genius. He was an idiot at strategy and diplomacy. You do not get the title of genius for biting off more than you can chew and ending up with less than you started. There are only two notable empires in world history. The Roman Empire, and the US Empire. In the Roman's case, Rome managed to build a stronghold across the Mediterranean that lasted for centuries. The only limits on the Roman Empire were the enormous travel time it took to reach the farthest reaches of their empire, and that's after accounting for Rome's legendary roadways that sped travel across their lands. The US, meanwhile, are notable as having established truly global hegemony over the entire planet. And this has lasted for decades. Generation after generation... France burned hot and died within one generation. As did Germany. The US's global hegemony lives on throughout the generations to this very day. If Napoleon was a smarter man, he would've found a way to establish lasting peace for France in his time that enabled France to consolidate and hold onto his territorial gains for generations. He was unable to do so. And he likely could've. For starters, he should have fostered a neutral or even friendly relationship with either Russia or England. If you want to conquer all of Germany, fine, but to try to conquer Russia as well is too much aggressive expansion. Let that AE burn off over a hundred years before continuing further.

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アントワーヌ・ディベット +1
アントワーヌ・ディベット

@Ieuan Hunt except Napoleon didn't start the wars

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Richard Grayson +184
Richard Grayson

it's odd as a young British student you learn that England beat Napoleon and it was all because of our long rivalry you never learn that England amassed a coalition of monarchs and ultra wealthy to combat one man who was of seemingly pure will and tactical genius, who (Napoleon) if the monarchs and powerful hadn't had joined forces would've certainly destroyed them, but the people of those countries may have been better off without outdated monarchies.

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Hans Wust
Hans Wust

@Stevie Moore : You are the one that needs History classes! 😂😂😂

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Phil Davies
Phil Davies

Ultimately Napoleon was no different to the established monarchies except he wanted to start one rather being born into one

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Stevie Moore
Stevie Moore

Let me guess you know very little about history and about the other nations that make up Great Britain ...England never defeated Napoleon .England had no army .. The coalition came about due to Napoleon invading those same country's . Makes perfect sense .. History has a habit of repeating its self .. fast forward to 1939 ..

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Abdulrahman alhadi +120
Abdulrahman alhadi

No one blames Clausewitz when he described Napoleon as the “ god of war”.

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Numenorean Templar
Numenorean Templar

Wait...did von Clausewitz compared Boney to Ares?

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GhastHorde GD
GhastHorde GD

@Neb Sam It's because he is a propaganda fed and emotionally driven british ten year old.

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Neb Sam +7
Neb Sam

@Herbert Chapman AFC excuse me but why do you show such hostility to Napoleon?Your hatred for the man is completely idiotic and ridiculous, Napoleon is was and always well be(until someone better comes)the greatest general to have ever lived and truly is the god of war

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Abdulrahman alhadi
Abdulrahman alhadi

@Steamstrategy I agree with you and support your point.

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Drumbel +22
Drumbel

Imagine fighting most of Europe and still winning, that man was a legend

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Achilles +21
Achilles

Currently, 400 pages into Napoleon The Great by Andrew Roberts, and these videos are an invaluable companion.

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Timothy Sherry
Timothy Sherry

Literally just bought this book, excited to get reading.

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JFOV +49
JFOV

Napoleon! A great among greats, When one thinks of Napoleon one thinks of the Great Khan, Alexander and Caesar!

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DerpyNerdy +1
DerpyNerdy

@Rusted Coin genkhis khan only won 8 battles sabutai did more who got 15 or 13 from what i remember

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Rusted Coin
Rusted Coin

I love how all great conquerors influenced each other. Napoleon was inspired by Caesar who was inspired by Alexander who was himself inspired by Homeric heroes. And I guess Khan was just a big balls tough guy idk.

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JFOV
JFOV

@Thunderbird 1 Indeed, but I can hardly imagine everyone being terrified of Napoleon, maybe the English, due to propaganda.

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Luis Bustamante +37
Luis Bustamante

Napoleon was a genius. Long live the emperor!

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アントワーヌ・ディベット
アントワーヌ・ディベット

@Caratacus damn bro ever opened a history book? You’d know those European kings 🐖 were the ones attacking France for its ideals like liberty, meritocracy and equality (I mean who would want that?). They are the responsible ones for all those deaths, Napoleon is a hero for defending France and humanity’s ideals. He unified France, repelled enemy assaults, made many legal reforms that stand to this day. Honour is something you can’t measure as its intangible, but France was covered in glory for life, France later went on to become equally powerful (so not shattered), revolutionised warfare (incarnates a poor man’s dream to rise above his origins) and people were wealthy and happy under him. Goated. Vive l’Empereur.

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アントワーヌ・ディベット
アントワーヌ・ディベット

@The German fool he's the GOAT of course he'd be confident

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The German fool
The German fool

But was too overconfident

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Le Comte de Mirabeau +2
Le Comte de Mirabeau

Vive l'Empereur ! From Lisbonn to Moscow !

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Radu Osraldescu +81
Radu Osraldescu

When Marshal Davout is close, you know everything will be fine

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Radu Osraldescu +2
Radu Osraldescu

@Nicolas Yes

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Nicolas +1
Nicolas

Stendhal?

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Radu Osraldescu +86
Radu Osraldescu

*Today is 200 years since his death. Let's give him a quiet memory.*

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Max Anderson +1
Max Anderson

Yes

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SoulessTailPlayz +9
SoulessTailPlayz

@Nathanael yes

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Nathanael
Nathanael

no

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GuerrillaFilms1 +2
GuerrillaFilms1

One of the most comprehensive channels on military history, thank you so much for your work.

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Jake Morrison +248
Jake Morrison

One of the greatest men that ever lived. Even though he lost in the end, his achievements were so monumental they've lived on for centuries.

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Dr. Drip
Dr. Drip

@Walter von der Vogelweide Europeans would still be serfs without him. With modern technology it’d probably be that way forever

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Jason Springer +1
Jason Springer

I kind of thought I was the greatest man who ever lived. My dogs agree

Hace 9 meses
Thomas Alègre de la Soujeole
Thomas Alègre de la Soujeole

@Pam Matthews awww still salty after 2 centuries ? ^^

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Gen +1
Gen

@Prestige Gameplays why would napoleon agree to a proposal that is humiliating france he reformed the army and make France strong again why would he agree to an agreement when he won't even benefit from it

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Sgt. Killjoy +4
Sgt. Killjoy

Outstanding work! Love the effort you guys have put into the extensive visualization!

Hace 3 años
Sheridan Falkenberry +1
Sheridan Falkenberry

This was a truly impressive, exciting, and riveting video. I will definitely be watching more of these!

Hace 3 años
SudetenRider - Pili +4
SudetenRider - Pili

The fact that Holland is called Batavian republic, rooting from batavian tribe in ancient rome who was the most loyal and capable foederati ever is beyond epic.

Hace 6 meses
felix25ize +5
felix25ize

At last I did clearly understand what was this battle, and why Napoleon was called the greatest or one of the greatest strategic genius in history ...

Hace 3 años
Brett D +2131
Brett D

That French Corps reorganization is one of the prime things I think of whenever I hear the phrase "amateurs study tactics, professionals study logistics." It completely revolutionized the modern army structure.

Hace 4 años
Nor
Nor

"Napoleon's corps organization". Napoleon west French, he was an Italian. The French betrayed him at the end.

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Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa
Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa

Now we have ascended true monke by fighting a guerilla warfare just like the Taliban did.

Hace 10 meses
patrick kelly +1
patrick kelly

Alexander’s success was not as much on the battle field but on his reorganization of logistics.

Hace 11 meses
Fais
Fais

But i don’t think helped him in Russia - I think Russians also had a scorch earth policy as they retreated so French had no food to take as they advanced. Then the Russian weather and that retreat or March back to France

Hace 11 meses
Lucas Bishop +73
Lucas Bishop

Napoleon is the greatest general that ever lived

Hace 2 años
🖕𝗙𝘂𝗰𝗸 𝗟𝗚𝗕𝗧𝗤🖕
🖕𝗙𝘂𝗰𝗸 𝗟𝗚𝗕𝗧𝗤🖕

Totally agreed.

Hace un mes
Shashank
Shashank

@David Tamayo Any list that doesn't place Ghengis Khan at the top is a fake list. That man created the largest contiguous empire in history and practically manhandled his peers. Napoleon's career would end in abject defeat on the battlefield itself. Caesar had a small empire in comparison. Alexander also had a small empire. Hannibal is incomparable.

Hace 5 meses
ponçik dede
ponçik dede

En büyük general evet ama en büyük askeri deha olarak İskender cengiz subutay Timur Hanibal Sezar vb ama bence Napolyon Sezar dan iyidi ama cengiz Timur veya İskender onun önünde hatta Hanibal da

Hace 5 meses
Rusted Coin
Rusted Coin

@Houser20 totally dude

Hace 10 meses
Houser20 +1
Houser20

@Rusted Coin touche 😂😂 looks like we are at a stand off.jk we both really respect both of them,I don't feel okay with comparing them based on their achievements anymore.Those guys were the GOAT and that all there is

Hace 10 meses
MasterEsben18 +9
MasterEsben18

Dude, you need way more subs! This is the kind of stuff every history fan will hunger for.

Hace 4 años
Coco Taveras
Coco Taveras

MasterEsben18 YeS!

Hace 2 años
Jedah +2
Jedah

This is exceptional work. Absolutely fantastic production value!

Hace 2 años
TheKravixon +1
TheKravixon

First time I've come across one of these videos. There are lots of people who present history battle overviews faithfully and passionately, but your production value and style are really top notch.

Hace 3 años
Van Hendrix +2123
Van Hendrix

The battle of Austerlitz makes clear why Napoleon was, and is, considered a military genius

Hace 4 años
Floron
Floron

@BumSmeller79 He was always a christian, not very practicing it though.

Hace 4 meses
Maplecook
Maplecook

Napoleon may not have designed the coat he wore… But he did have a hand in it.

Hace un año
baptiste brigand
baptiste brigand

@Günter .

Hace un año
Günter
Günter

@Tấn Nguyễn at least Christianity doesn't force people to keep customs from 700 years ago in the modern world

Hace un año
Yevhenii Shyshko
Yevhenii Shyshko

Reading the War and Peace, just now, and I absolutely adore the accuracies and the awesome expressions of Tolstoy in his paintings of these historical events.

Hace 2 años
L 18 +6
L 18

Excellent video - this is the best I’ve seen in YT. Would have loved to see a full Trafalgar episode!

Hace 4 años
Epic History TV +5
Epic History TV

Perhaps one for the future - a series on the great battles of the 'age of sail' might be fun.

Hace 4 años
Jon A. Scholt
Jon A. Scholt

This series is great; amazing in fact. I've probably watched it all the way through a few times and am starting again. I can't wait until the finish the Marshals series, although I hope they don't stop there. I'd love to see a series on the naval battles; Trafalgar, Battle of the Nile, Battle(s) of Copenhagen, Basque Roads, June 1st, etc etc. That would be amazing.

Hace un año
Rose
Rose

I'm currently reading War and Peace and these videos are really helpful for following the battle scenes and putting them into perspective. Thanks!

Hace 2 años
Gian Carlo +1
Gian Carlo

Napoleon Bonaparte (y los que influyeron en sus estrategias) fue un genio militar

Hace 9 meses
Anime MUI
Anime MUI

This man is way ahead of his time Imagine if Napoleon was a comander of the French force during ww2

Hace un día
Mari Christian
Mari Christian

Just brilliant commentary and animation. I've always wanted to understand the complexities of the Battle of Austerlitz. And this was the video that helped me fully comprehend that decisive battle. Thank you.

Hace un año
Back4Fungame
Back4Fungame

Your animations and illustrations are always killer, I think they really go well with the historic material

Hace 2 años
Adolin1 +1
Adolin1

A truly fantastic 18 minutes, thank you so much for making these.

Hace 3 años
Eimantas Butkus
Eimantas Butkus

The more I live, the more I learn of how great certain historical figures were in their time, Napoleon included.

Hace un mes
renan macapagal +2
renan macapagal

i was playing a historic strategy game and i was stuck at the battle of the three emperors seeing this video told me about my next strategy thanks man!

Hace 3 años
Louis Casteran +10
Louis Casteran

3 years later this video is still as amazing and stunning as before. Happy 2nd December everyone !!!

Hace 8 meses
Georg SU +12
Georg SU

If i would born that time, i would fight for this great man! Vive l`empereur!

Hace 3 años
Julio Oswaldo Bello Torres +1
Julio Oswaldo Bello Torres

Great content and very accurate, your videos are very professionally done.

Hace 3 años
Brian Shepherd
Brian Shepherd

Thanks for the video, brilliant quality as usual, can see the hard work that's gone into them 👍👍

Hace 3 años
Purushothaman +13
Purushothaman

Simply the greatest military leader of all time. Not even close

Hace un año
ponçik dede
ponçik dede

İskender Hanibal Subutay Timur Sezar Halid Yani şu saydıklarim ondan iyi ilk 10 a girer ama en iyisi ya İskender dir yada cengiz

Hace 5 meses
Calvinmorais +302
Calvinmorais

The 4 dislikes are Kutuzov, Alexander I, Francis II, and Mack

Hace 4 años
Ycchow John
Ycchow John

Benigssen, buxhowden, king Frederick

Hace 9 meses
Century Memes +21
Century Memes

Your all wrong its Francis ll 500+ accounts He's so salty

Hace un año
Sebastian Pijov +9
Sebastian Pijov

Archduke Karl and John dislike this video, for family reasons.

Hace un año
Kate the Tet +14
Kate the Tet

LOL. You forgot Wellington, Nelson, Bluher and Luis 18.

Hace 2 años
BOYD SINGANDA +1
BOYD SINGANDA

This is one of the greatest History channel by far!!!! Epic History indeed🙌🙏

Hace 2 años
Hungry Sloth Esports
Hungry Sloth Esports

Truly this channel's content is epic! This is the first series I'm watching and I'll definitely watch some more if not all of your vids.

Hace 3 años
absie +7
absie

just played this battle in napoleon total war in napoleon's battles. i was really impressed that the allied AI actually followed the strategy that the allies had used at austerlitz, and this video helped me win the battle. amazing video

Hace 3 años
Alabama Is Your Daddy
Alabama Is Your Daddy

Off course AI in NTW manouvers like a donkey though.

Hace 3 años
Epic History TV +1
Epic History TV

Good generaling!

Hace 3 años
a +2
a

I would like to see US civil war battles with this commentary!

Hace un año
Shaked BM +269
Shaked BM

The artstyle, commentary, and quality of the video is stunning. Thank you.

Hace 4 años
Geechy Guy +1
Geechy Guy

The music was great too, I got chills when he described the Archduke leading his elite troops in battle

Hace 8 meses
pms1712 +2
pms1712

@God loves you So were the Brits good guys by your theory?

Hace 2 años
God loves you
God loves you

@Silver Solver Napoleon was a bad guy. He was smart and a good general, but not a hero. (Unless ur a french imperialist)

Hace 2 años
Silver Solver +1
Silver Solver

Great video indeed, but for me on HD-1080p the quality was bad—everything blurred, the whole 18 mins. Shame, but still a clear 'Like'—great content, even with a clear bias against Napoleon.

Hace 3 años
amesbancal
amesbancal

Excellent video, accurate facts, good visuals, perfect diction, a pleasure !

Hace 3 años
Paul Calver +2
Paul Calver

Brilliant piece. Will be watching and studying more of these.

Hace 3 años
Marcus +2
Marcus

Fun fact, the commander of the 1 corps of Napoleons army, Jean Baptiste Bernadotte, later went on to become king of Sweden and Norway under the name of Karl XIV Johan. The Swedish royal family line is to this day descendants of him and bear the name Bernadotte.

Hace 3 meses
Justin Timbersaw +11
Justin Timbersaw

I swear, those Generals that facing Napoleon's army with the new corps system was like "Is this guy for real?" they will be very surprised that Napoleon could move his army and enveloped them that fast. It's like a modern-day army against an ancient army.

Hace un año
Max Anderson
Max Anderson

@Δημητρης Στεφανιδης true. This was exactly the what the Germans used against the Allies.

Hace 10 meses
Δημητρης Στεφανιδης
Δημητρης Στεφανιδης

@Thomas Alègre de la Soujeole Napoleon basically : the future is now old farts

Hace 10 meses
Thomas Alègre de la Soujeole +1
Thomas Alègre de la Soujeole

Exactly. Add insane logistics (like planting trees so his armies could walk in the shades) and guess how astonished his ennemies must have been

Hace 10 meses
ItsWeetabixDay +1
ItsWeetabixDay

Really great series- excellently produced.

Hace 3 años
Attila Tóth
Attila Tóth

Hi! Awesome video! Can I ask you what software do you use for the Europe and the battle map? Cause the animations, the movement and the whole presentation is spectacular! :)

Hace 3 años
Ely Blackburn +1
Ely Blackburn

it truly was a strategic masterpiece

Hace 5 meses
kesar +75
kesar

If he didn't go into Russia he could ve really expanded his empire further and for a longer duration

Hace 3 años
MadonoShita Ni
MadonoShita Ni

@micheal smith It wasn't the case. The english people to go against him and France. England is the bad guy here.

Hace 3 meses
micheal smith
micheal smith

@Nik0lay11I disagree. Considering he had too many enemies in Europe, and all waiting for you to make a mistake. He needed to very careful. He was reckless. He gambled and lost.

Hace 2 años
micheal smith
micheal smith

@McLarenMercedes There is always a choice in life. Not all doors were closed to him. Invading Russia was the biggest mistake. Had he consolidated and waited for Russia to attack, he would have defeated them in battle. Secondly, as you said, he had too many enemies to pacfy, it was incredibly foolish to invade because Russia as this made it easier for his enemies to defeat him. Russia was not a threat at the time. Sure they broke the treaty but he needed to use other tools rather than invading that to his exile.

Hace 2 años
PeterBB +2
PeterBB

at 8:49 it is indispensable to explain that Napoleon had deliberately given away that high ground, simulating a retreat, the first move of his battle plan. - Nevertheless big thanks for your effort.

Hace 2 años
Superutubeking +1
Superutubeking

The narrator of this series has a very engaging voice making the history interesting, the narration is SUPERB

Hace 8 meses
Nero
Nero

The first minute of this video is just brilliant. Amazing editing and narration

Hace 2 años
Luc Arseguel +20
Luc Arseguel

Imagine Napoléon’s Great Army and and Nelson’s Navy working together :D

Hace 3 años
Matthew CT
Matthew CT

Luc Arseguel that’s playing any strategy game on cheats only!

Hace 2 años
savate +1
savate

an indestructible army my friend ;-)

Hace 2 años
savate +9
savate

@Herbert Chapman AFC These two gentlemen have never influenced europe and the world like Napoleon did. They won one or two battles and so what? Ok Nelson was a great marine...Wellington won in Waterloo thanks to the Prussians, against a country that had lost 80% of its army in Russia, what a memorable feat! The English fled the fight for 20 years (they were right they would have been massacred by La Grande Armée), they paid the other countries of Europe to get themselves killed in their place (as they did with France to beat germany in ww1, there were many more deaths on the French side, there was not a broken window in England while a quarter of France was ravaged ) they never had the courage to face the French Army face to face except at sea (even in Spain Wellington quickly decamped by the port of Corunna when he saw that Napoleon arrived to fight LOL). I have nothing against the English (we are friends and the real fight is now against Islamism), but do not compare Napoleon with Wellington or Nelson who are barely known off your island. No matter the defeat in 1815, in the history of the world there is Cesar, Alexander the Great and Napoleon, and none is English. That's all.

Hace 2 años
Duolingo 055 +5
Duolingo 055

You know your a badass when your enemies list doesn't even all fit on the screen

Hace 5 meses
Miroslav Janecek +240
Miroslav Janecek

Napoleon is my hero, Vive l'Empereur!

Hace 2 años
🖕𝗙𝘂𝗰𝗸 𝗟𝗚𝗕𝗧𝗤🖕
🖕𝗙𝘂𝗰𝗸 𝗟𝗚𝗕𝗧𝗤🖕

Same here. Had Alexander and Caesar has idols and heroes to look upto. Learned about Napoleon these past months and he's my favourite one right now

Hace un mes
Napoleon Bonaparte +1
Napoleon Bonaparte

@Leumel Postrero Europe would attack anyone that are stronger than them, its kinda more like jealous instead of "balance"

Hace 2 meses
Houser20
Houser20

Yep my inspiration too!! Vive Napoleon (or his legacy.idk how to speak French,I'm learning to)

Hace 10 meses
Colin Bagel +4
Colin Bagel

@L4ZRH4WK your confusing Hitler with Napoleon, Napoleon actually would free ghettos and made Jews legal citizens of France the monarchs where scared of change

Hace un año
dclark142002 +3
dclark142002

The brilliance of baiting your opponent to weaken his strong point to attack your 'soon to be reinforced by your best corps' weak point, so that you can overwhelm his strong position and use it to destroy his best troops... Mastery of ground. Mastery of maneuver. Mastery of intelligence. Mastery of counter-intelligence. Mastery of authority delegation and subordinate training.

Hace 8 meses
mitoshow
mitoshow

I am currently reading Tolstoi's War and Peace and this video has brilliantly helped me to visualize the characters movements around the battlefield in Austerlitz. Thank you very much for this content!

Hace 2 años
Digital Adloniant
Digital Adloniant

What an absolutely epic way of presenting the battle.. I'm a big fan of Total War, so this is literally the best way to explain a battle to me 10/10 !

Hace un año
Jessica mann +2
Jessica mann

Thank you. I am reading War and Peace during the Pandemic. Your video has clarified my hazy knowledge of the Battle of Austerlitz.

Hace 2 años
Jürgen Christiansen
Jürgen Christiansen

Hey Epic History, I really like watching your videos. I have a small suggestion, could you do a video or a series on The Great Northern War? Thanks.

Hace 3 años
Mark Juhasz
Mark Juhasz

I have just read this battle in Tolsztoj War and Peace. He showed quite a good understanding of the matter. I like the book and this video also!

Hace 2 años