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Battle Name : Höchstädt

Date(s) : 18 June 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 French army of the Rhine continued their advance crossing the Donau [Danube] at will. In this contact on the north bank at Höchstädt, outnumbered by four to one, the Austrians lost 1,000 killed, 3,000 men as prisoners of war, 20 guns and 4 colours.


A town in southern Germany on the north bank of the Donau nearly half way from Ulm to Ingolstadt. (Germany)

Casualty figures

French Forces [Army of the Rhine]

Number engaged :

Casualties :
1,000 (2.50%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
4,000 (40.00%)