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These Actors Recreate The Last Battle Of Napoleon Bonaparte And It Is Extraordinary

The Battle of Waterloo goes in history as the only battle on land that Naopleon Bonaparte fought and lost, and which proved to be his last. This year marks 200 years since the world's greatest statesman was defeated at the hands of Duke of Wellington on June 18, 1815. To remember this event and educate more people about one of the most important events in the history of Europe, a renactment of the battle was organized across the Belgian fields bringing alive the defeat of the French emperor who ruled almost the whole of the continent. Here are some stills from the reenactment.

These Actors Recreate The Last Battle Of Napoleon Bonaparte And It Is Extraordinary

These Actors Recreate The Last Battle Of Napoleon Bonaparte And It Is Extraordinary

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This reenactment of The Battle of Waterloo was special because it was the 200th anniversary of the battle that ended Napoleon's reign.

This reenactment of The Battle of Waterloo was special because it was the 200th anniversary of the battle that ended Napoleon's reign.

6200 men and women along with 330 horses and 120 cannons participated in the reenactment.

6200 men and women along with 330 horses and 120 cannons participated in the reenactment.

The roaring of guns from 200 years ago was echoed once again.

The roaring of guns from 200 years ago was echoed once again.

According to one of the actors, the reenactment looked so real that even the actors were mesmerized by the total intensity and vigor.

According to one of the actors, the reenactment looked so real that even the actors were mesmerized by the total intensity and vigor.

Marching through knee-high wheat fields was one of the toughest jobs for the actors besides getting covered in smoke and gunpowder all the time

Marching through knee-high wheat fields was one of the toughest jobs for the actors besides getting covered in smoke and gunpowder all the time

The reenactment of the 10 hours long war was viewed by 64000 people.

The reenactment of the 10 hours long war was viewed by 64000 people.

The battle reenactment was held on the same field where the original battle of Waterloo had ensued.

The battle reenactment was held on the same field where the original battle of Waterloo had ensued.

The Duke of Wellington was played by Alan Larsen, a professional en-actor from New Zealand

The Duke of Wellington was played by Alan Larsen, a professional en-actor from New Zealand

A Parisian lawyer named Frank Samson played the role of Napoleon Bonaparte.

A Parisian lawyer named Frank Samson played the role of Napoleon Bonaparte.

'Vive l'Empereur! Vive L'Empereur!' was the powerful cry throughout the reenactment of the battle.

'Vive l'Empereur! Vive L'Empereur!' was the powerful cry throughout the reenactment of the battle.

The 6200 actors in the reenactment were just a fraction of the 200, 000 soldiers who fought with their lives in the original battle.

The 6200 actors in the reenactment were just a fraction of the 200, 000 soldiers who fought with their lives in the original battle.

2500 kg gunpowder was used for bringing alive the battle that redrew the map of Europe.

2500 kg gunpowder was used for bringing alive the battle that redrew the map of Europe.

The reenactment saw a Canadian man die of heart attack and several men were injured during the mock drills.

The reenactment saw a Canadian man die of heart attack and several men were injured during the mock drills.

This reenactment of the battle of Waterloo has been the largest of it's kind, ever.

This reenactment of the battle of Waterloo has been the largest of it's kind, ever.

The Man of Destiny, Napoleon Charles Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

The Man of Destiny, Napoleon Charles Bonaparte (1769 - 1821)

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