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Battle Name : Mondovi

Date(s) : 22 April 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 [ Austro-Sardinian]

Type of battle : Land


The Sardinians held a steep ridge over the Ellero river crossing but the French pinned their centre and sent a brigade round the Sardinian right flank. A separate French force approaching from St. Michele entered the battle on the Sardinians left flank. The Sardinians, to avoid being surrounded, broke and ran.
This battle finally separated the Austrians and the Sardinians. The Sardinians now sued for peace with Bonaparte, and the Austrians withdrew from the region..


A village on the river Ellero in northwestern Italy about 34 miles west-northwest from Savona.

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