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Battle Name : Ancona

Date(s) : 09 February 1797

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

Outcome : A victory for French Forces over Papal Forces

Type of battle : Land


Victor, commanding part of the Armée d'Italie, had an easy victory over the small Italian garrison. As well as the capture of the town and the garrison the French took 120 guns.


A fortified port on the Adriatic coast of central Italy.

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The Pope accepted Bonaparte's terms in the Treaty of Tolentino. The price of peace was very high in gold, other treasures, works of art and land. The Vatican 'state' was reduced to Vatican city.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
0 (0.00%)

Papal Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,200 (100.00%)