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Brieg [Brzeg]

Battle Name : Brieg [Brzeg]

Date(s) : 17 January 1807

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French War of the Fourth Coalition , Napoleon's Eylau-Friedland Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Grande Armee] over Prussian Garrison

Type of battle : Land


The Bavarian Division of the XI Corps, outnumbering the Prussian by 10 to 1 brought up siege guns which had previously been used at Breslau. Accepting the reality of their position the Prussians surrendered.


A fortress now called Brzeg on the west bank of the river Oder in Poland (Poland)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Grande Armee]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
18 (0.14%)

Prussian Garrison

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,473 (100.00%)