Leipzig , 17 October 2013. 17 representatives of European royal houses bore since today Thursday 17 October at the invitation of the Cultural and Environmental Foundation of the Sparkasse Leipzig Leipziger Land and of the Society Roetha - Yesterday . Today . Morning. eV in Leipzig to jointly commemorate the victims of the Battle 200 years ago. The participants of the meeting include representatives of both 1813 against Napoleon allied dynasties as representatives of the Napoleonic side and descendants of the generals involved in the Battle armies. "We are delighted that , among other things II.KK.HH. George and Eilika Archduke and Archduchess of Austria , HRH Georgi Mikhailovich Grand Duke of Russia, II.KK.HH. Henry and Prince and Princess Thyra of Hanover, Duke and Duchess of Brunswick and Lüneburg , II.KK.HH. Alexander and Prince and Princess Gisela of Saxony, Pierre and Anastasia Count and Countess von Bennigsen , II.DD. Nicholas and Ursula Prince and Princess of Blucher Wahlstatt and more houses have accepted our invitation , " said Stephan Seeger , managing director of the Cultural and Environmental Foundation .
The focus of the three-day meeting of the princely houses of the common memory is available to the more than 200,000 victims of the Battle of 16 to 19 Oktober 1813. The representatives of royal families will attend tomorrow, Friday, at a prayer service at St. Nicholas Church in Leipzig at the invitation of Foundation and patrons . On Friday evening, they accept the invitation from Leipzig and Saxony to participate in joint ceremony and reception from city and State of the Battle Monument .