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Battle Name : Alexandria

Date(s) : 02 July 1798

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , Napoleon's Egyptian Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for French Army of the Orient over Turkish-Egyptian Army [Janissaries]

Type of battle : Land


After landing part of his army late on the 1st July and finding himself unopposed Napoleon took part of his force and immediately marched on Alexandria. He siezed the fortified port and city with little loss on both sides.


The major Egyptian fortified port on the Mediterranean.

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French Army of the Orient

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Turkish-Egyptian Army [Janissaries]

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