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Figueras [1]

Battle Name : Figueras [1]

Date(s) : 10 April 1811

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , The Peninsular Campaign ,

Outcome : A victory for Spanish Forces over French Allies [Italian]

Type of battle : Land


This key fortress was taken by subterfuge, hence the low loss of life on both sides. The Garrison was a single Italian regiment. Napoleon ordered the immediate re-capture of the place, see Figueras [2]


A fortress in the province of Catalonia, Spain, about 75 miles northeast of Barcelona. (Spain)

Casualty figures

French Allies [Italian]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
35 (3.89%)

Spanish Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
25 (1.25%)