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Rivoli [3]

Battle Name : Rivoli [3]

Date(s) : 22 November 1796

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

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

Type of battle : Land


After hearing of Vaubois defeat Bonaparte left only a small cavalry force to watch Alvitzy's withdrawal and moved Augereau's and Massena's divisions to support Vaubois. Davidovich had withdrawn from Rivoli but, hearing Alvintzy was coming to his aid he attempted to return. The Austrians met a French force over twice their numbers and under the command of Napoleon himself. Davidovich retreated rapidly northwards.


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

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (1.33%)

Coalition Forces [ Austrian ]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
859 (12.27%)