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Milan Citadel

Battle Name : Milan Citadel

Date(s) : 16 May 1796 - 29 June 1796

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French Revolutionary War , Napoleon's Italian Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Coalition Forces [ Austrian Garrison]

Type of battle : Land, Seige


After the battle of Lodi Bonaparte made a triumphal entry into Milan but the Austrians withdrew some troops into the citadel. Here they held out bravely, tying down three times their number for 45 days before surrendering.


The city of Milan on the Lombary plain northeast Italy.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
0 (0.00%)

Coalition Forces [ Austrian Garrison]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (100.00%)