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Battle Name : Raszyn

Date(s) : 19 April 1809

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Allies [Polish & Saxons]

Type of battle : Land


Well away from the Danube front the Austrians closed upon Warsaw which was defended by Polish and Saxon troops. The battle hardened Austrians soon gained the victory with the Poles withdrawing into Warsaw and the Saxons returning to Saxony.


A village [now called Pruszkow] in Poland about 6 miles southwest of Warsaw. (Poland)

Casualty figures

French Allies [Polish & Saxons]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,350 (9.64%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
450 (2.31%)