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Castel Bolognese

Battle Name : Castel Bolognese

Date(s) : 03 February 1797

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Papal Forces

Type of battle : Land


This was the opening of Bonaparte's short campaign against the Vatican. The main objective was financial i.e. Bonaparte wish to gain funds for his further campaigning.


A village in northern Italy on the river Senio, about 25 miles southeast of Bologna.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
100 (1.11%)

Papal Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (28.57%)