Waterloo Belgium

This region, not far from Brussels, is famous as the battleground of the 1815 Battle of Waterloo, the final defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte by English and Prussian forces.

Waterloo Battlefield

The Battlefield of Waterloo

Nearly 33,000 men died on these fields. And it was here, on 18 June 1815, that Napoleon’s march toward nearby Brussels was halted and he lost his empire for a second time.

The Emporer's Room at Ferme du Caillou Waterloo

Napoleon’s Last Headquarters

Ferme du Caillou, next to the battlefield of Waterloo, is where Napoleon spent the night before the Battle of Waterloo. The next day, his empire was in tatters.