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Battle Name : Tolentino

Date(s) : 03 May 1815

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Austro-Neapolitan Conflict ,

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over Neapolitan Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Austrian superior discipline, determination and generalship gave them a victory over the Neapolitan force which was more than three times their number. As Murat, King of Naples, retreated eastwards the Neapolitans began to drift away from the colours and go home.


A town on the north bank of the river Chienti about 33 miles southwest of Ancona, Central Italy. (Italy)

Casualty figures

Neapolitan Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
4,100 (11.39%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
810 (7.55%)