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Battle Name : Auerstädt

Date(s) : 14 October 1806

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars ,

Outcome : A victory for The French Grande Armee over The Prussian Army

Type of battle : Land


Marshal Davout's French flanking force met the vastly larger Prussian main force under the Duke of Brunswick but skilful and disciplined French resistance coupled with uncoordinated Prussian attacks gave Davout a famous victory and helped to force the Prussians out of the Fourth Coalition.


Eastern Germany (Germany)

Casualty figures

The French Grande Armee

Number engaged :

Casualties :
7,000 (25.93%)

The Prussian Army

Number engaged :

Casualties :
13,000 (20.47%)