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Battle Name : Egmond-aan-Zee

Date(s) : 02 October 1799

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

Outcome : An inconclusive engagement between Franco-Batavian Forces and Coalition Forces [Anglo-Russian]

Type of battle : Land


A second attempt by the Coalition forces to break out towards Amsterdam failed. However they did inflict heavier casualties on the Franco-Batavians than they themselves took.


A village in northwest Holland about 7 miles west of Alkmaar. (Holland)

Casualty figures

Franco-Batavian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,000 (15.00%)

Coalition Forces [Anglo-Russian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,967 (6.56%)