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Battle Name : Pordenone

Date(s) : 15 April 1809

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Austrian Campaign 1809 ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Austrian attack came as a surprise because the French did not expect movement in such appalling weather. Sahuc's isolated division was outnumbered and consequently badly mauled by the determined Austrian attack.


A town in the province of Friaul, northeastern Italy about 55 miles northeast of Pádova. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,500 (52.08%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
253 (4.29%)