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Battle Name : Perona

Date(s) : 30 March 1799

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Second Coalition ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


Baron von Kray commanding a totally different force from the one he lead to victory at Legnano four days earlier this time defeated a numerically larger French force. 1,700 of the French were made prisoner.


A village in northeastern Italy on the east bank of the river Adige 3 miles northwest of Verona

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,100 (30.00%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
400 (6.67%)