Lord Hill Invites the Last Remnants of the French Imperial Guard to Surrender

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Illustration

Harrison W. Mark
by Robert Alexander Hillingford
published on 11 October 2023
Lord Hill Invites the Last Remnants of the French Imperial Guard to Surrender Download Full Size Image

General Roland Hill, 1st Viscount Hill asks the French Imperial Guard to surrender at the end of the Battle of Waterloo (18 June 1815); according to legend, a French officer replied, "The Guard dies, it does not surrender." Painting by Robert Alexander Hillingford, c. 1870s.

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Hillingford, R. A. (2023, October 11). Lord Hill Invites the Last Remnants of the French Imperial Guard to Surrender. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18009/lord-hill-invites-the-last-remnants-of-the-french/

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Hillingford, Robert Alexander. "Lord Hill Invites the Last Remnants of the French Imperial Guard to Surrender." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 11, 2023. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18009/lord-hill-invites-the-last-remnants-of-the-french/.

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Hillingford, Robert Alexander. "Lord Hill Invites the Last Remnants of the French Imperial Guard to Surrender." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 11 Oct 2023. Web. 15 Jul 2024.

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