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Battle Name : Torriglia

Date(s) : 16 November 1799

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Second Coalition ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


A massively outnumbered Austrian infantry force suffered the loss of over half their strength, 1,800 of whom were made prisoners of war.


A village in northwestern Italy, in the coastal hills of the Gulf of Genoa, about 15 miles northeast of Genoa. (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (2.00%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,200 (55.00%)