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Battle Name : Zornoza

Date(s) : 30 October 1808

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , The Peninsular Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Spanish Forces

Type of battle : Land


General Blake lost the advantage the Spaniards initially had by dithering about. He then handled the battle very badly assuming defeat he sent his artillery away to the 'safety' of the rear. The French broke his centre and he immediately withdrew westwards.


A village in the mountains of northern Spain about 8 miles east of Bilbao. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
300 (1.41%)

Spanish Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
600 (3.29%)