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Battle Name : Ampfing

Date(s) : 01 December 1800

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces [Army of the Rhine] over Austrian Forces

Type of battle : Land


The breakdown in the prolonged peace talks brought renewed hostilities. The Austrians manoeuvring to position themselves on the flank of the line of any French advance were in engagement with the full body of the Army of the Rhine, not all of whom took part in the action. Over 1,000 Austrians were captured.


A village in southeastern Germany on the river Isen 5 miles west of Mühldorf about 20 miles from the Austrian border. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Army of the Rhine]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,200 (3.43%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
3,070 (25.58%)