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Le Mans

Battle Name : Le Mans

Date(s) : 13 December 1793

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars , French Revolutionary War ,

Outcome : A victory for French Republican Forces over French Royalist Forces

Type of battle : Land


A massive defeat of the Vendée Royalists by a numerically equal Republican force under Kléber. This was the closest the Royalists came to Paris.


The town of Le Mans at the confluence of the rivers Sarthe and Huisne 120 miles southwest of Paris. (France)

Casualty figures

French Republican Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
2,000 (8.00%)

French Royalist Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
15,000 (60.00%)