Friederich von Bulow
joining the army at the age of 13, Friederich von Bulow was a talented
musician who loved the arts.
became an officer in 1772 and served in the early
campaigns against Revolutionary France.
by the loss of his family, he put aside his grief and joined in
the battle against Napoleon Bonaparte
leading figure in the reconstruction of the Prussian army, Von Bulow
put the reforms to the test in 1813 and won the clashes at Luckau,
Grossbeeren and Dennewitz.
popular with his men, Von Bulow led them through the carnage at
the 100 Days' Campaign it was
Von Bulow's IV Corps that arrived on the French right flank at Waterloo
and sealed victory for the Allies.
home, he died in 1816.