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Frankfurt am Main

Battle Name : Frankfurt am Main

Date(s) : 02 December 1792

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

Outcome : An inconclusive engagement between French Forces and Coalition Forces [Hessians]

Type of battle : Land


The French captured Frankfurt 22 nd October 1792 but attempted to hold it with too small a force. The town populace mostly overpowered the garrison and let in the coalition troops.


The west German city of Frankfurt. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,800 (100.00%)

Coalition Forces [Hessians]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
184 (1.67%)