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Battle Name : Cadibona

Date(s) : 06 April 1800

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


The Austrians took the initiative for the 1800 campaigning season. Massena, commanding the army of Italy had an extended line. Marbot's division of the right wing under Soult came under attack from a larger Austrian force which easily won the day.


A village in northwestern Italy about 4 miles inland from the Gulf of Genoa and 15 miles west from the city of Genoa (Italy)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
700 (18.42%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
200 (1.54%)