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Pressburg and Engerau

Battle Name : Pressburg and Engerau

Date(s) : 01 June 1809 - 04 June 1809

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French & Allied Forces

Type of battle : Land


Napoleon sent his troops to seize the bridge across the Danube. Although the Austrians were weak from previous engagements, many units little more than half strength, they fought with determination and denied the crossing from the French.


Pressburg [now called Bratislava] was a fortified city on the east bank of the Danube [Donau]. On the border between Austria and the Slovak Republic. (Slovakia)

Casualty figures

French & Allied Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
250 (5.56%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
520 (9.85%)