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Battle Name : Nangis

Date(s) : 17 February 1814

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's defence of France ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Allied Forces [Army of Bohemia]

Type of battle : Land


The Advanced Guard of the Allied Army of Bohemia were pushing towards Paris when they were met by an overwhelming French force commanded by Napoleon in person. The Allies lost over three-quarters of their men.


A town 25 miles to the southeast of Paris. (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
600 (3.33%)

Allied Forces [Army of Bohemia]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,114 (72.42%)