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1815 Revisited: Ceremonies Mark Fateful Battle of Waterloo

Royalty, dignitaries and soldiers around the world on Thursday commemorated the 1815 Battle of Waterloo, a watershed in European history that marked the end of the continent's domination by France and its emperor Napoleon and the beginning of the British century. Belgium's King Philippe led a ceremony for hundreds of guests and thousands of re-enactors gathered under the Lion's Mount monument at the Waterloo battle site exactly 200 years after more than 10,000 soldiers died in...

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