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Battle Name : Brienne

Date(s) : 29 January 1814

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's defence of France ,

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Allied Forces

Type of battle : Land


A significant battle with Napoleon in charge. The Allies were winning [ had won !] but they took their 'eye off the ball' too soon. Night attacks by the French threw the Allies back and, in spite of their counter-attacks they could not regain the town.


A town about 107 miles east southeast of Paris (France)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,500 (9.72%)

Allied Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,000 (10.71%)