History: Learn about the predecessor to the French Foreign Legion

Learn about an infantry regiment of the French Army consisting of foreign volunteers that served as the predecessor to the current French Foreign Legion. It was constituted by a 1815 royal decree, after the defeat of Napoleon I at Waterloo, to replace the eight foreign regiments serving in Napoleon’s army. After its dissolution in early 1831, the unit was replaced by the Foreign Legion.

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Hohenlohe Regiment (1815-1831)

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Régiment de Hohenlohe (1815-1831)

Hohenlohe Regiment (1815-1831) - History