London Victory Parade of 1815

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The London Victory Parade of 1815 was a British victory parade held after the defeat of Napoleon in the Napoleonic Wars and his exile to Elba. The parade took place on June 20,[dubious ] 1815 at Hyde Park in London.

Over 15,000 troops attended the parade, most of them British. Other groups in attendance included Cossacks, Highlanders (who were an independent regiment at the time), and other small continental contingents.[1]

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  1. ^ Ure, John (2002). The Cossacks: An Illustrated History. Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, Peter Mayer Publishers, Inc. ISBN 1-58567-138-X.