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Battle Name : Danzig

Date(s) : 16 January 1813 - 29 November 1813

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

Outcome : A victory for Prussians & Russians over French & Allied Garrison

Type of battle : Land, Seige


This important city port had been blockaded for almost a year. The Prusso-Russian figures refer to those present at the final capitulation; during the course of the siege their numbers had been as low as 15,000. An Anglo-Russian flotilla blockaded the seaward side of the port. Total casualties for the Prusso-Russians are not known. The French suffered 6,000 killed a further 6,000 sick, and 8,000 deserters, the remainder were captured.


A major city port [now Gdansk] on the Baltic Sea. (Poland)

Casualty figures

French & Allied Garrison

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Casualties :
36,000 (100.00%)

Prussians & Russians

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