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The Muslim Role in the Napoleonic Wars - Tartars in Europe


It is said that the French Revolution is the most defining turning point of Europe, whose consequences are yet to have fully unfolded. However, what is often ignored is the Muslim role in the Napoleonic wars. Here is one small piece of the puzzle, a Tartar grave in Saxony, Germany. 

This is from a Muslim graveyard at Kleinbeucha, near Leipzig in East Germany. The grave is of an officer named Yusuf, son of Mustafa, who died in 1813. Yusuf appears to have been a Lithuanian-Polish Tartar. It may also be recalled that large parts of Eastern Europe at that time, still had sizable Muslim populations. Please see link for images and further details. 

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