Bülow, Friedrich Wilhelm, Freiherr von

Bülow, Friedrich Wilhelm, Freiherr von frē´drĭkh vĭl´hĕlm frī´hĕr fən bü´lō [key], 1755–1816, Prussian general in the Napoleonic Wars. After his victories (1813) over the French at Gross Beeren and at Dennewitz he was created count of Dennewitz. In 1815 he played a conspicuous part in the Waterloo campaign.

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