Tauentzien sentence example

tauentzien
  • It was occupied by the French in 1806, and refortified in 1813 by command of Napoleon; but in 1814 it was stormed by the Prussians under Tauentzien, who received the title of "von Wittenberg" as a reward.
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  • In 1760, feeling the need of some change of scene and work, Lessing went to Breslau, where he obtained the post of secretary to General Tauentzien, to whom Kleist had introduced him in Leipzig.
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  • Tauentzien was not only a general in the Prussian army, but governor of Breslau, and director of the mint.
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