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Battle Name : Aldenhoven

Date(s) : 01 March 1793

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

Outcome : A victory for Coalition Forces [Austrians] over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


An unusual engagement in which only two Austrian cavalry regiments attacked a much larger French force of infantry and cavalry plus 12 guns. The demoralization of the French was such that it cause the siege of Maastricht to be lifted.


Village in western Germany [then Prussia] 7 miles northeast of Aachen. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,300 (25.56%)

Coalition Forces [Austrians]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
50 (5.00%)