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Battle Name : Lovca

Date(s) : 11 February 1811

Part of : Russo-Turkish war, Ninth ,

Outcome : A victory for Russian forces over Turkish Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Russians took this town by direct attack. The result was a bloody conflict in which a third of the total participants were casualties from these the Turks lost 4,000 men killed or wounded. An expensive victory for the Russians.


A Bulgarian town 20 miles south of Pleven. (Bulgaria)

Casualty figures

Russian forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,000 (12.50%)

Turkish Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
5,400 (54.00%)