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Rivoli [2]

Battle Name : Rivoli [2]

Date(s) : 17 November 1796

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French Revolutionary War , Napoleon's Italian Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [ Austrian ] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The northern pincer of the Austrian advance, under Davidovich, mounted a forceful attack against the numerically smaller French division [Vaubois]. The French were in danger of being surrounded and their defeat became a rout. The Austrians did not follow up the fleeing French.


A village in northwestern Italy just to the east of Lake Garda about 14 miles northwest of Verona.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,800 (27.69%)

Coalition Forces [ Austrian ]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
600 (7.06%)