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Battle Name : Magnano

Date(s) : 05 April 1799

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

Outcome : A victory for Austrian Forces over French Forces

Type of battle : Land


A numerically significant battle with large forces engaged on both sides. The Austrians were again commanded by Baron von Kray, who had lead them to victory in two previous engagements. The battle was very bloody and at the end nearly 20% French and 13% Austrians were casualties or prisoners.


A village in northwestern Italy 22 miles northwest of Milan.

Casualty figures

French Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
8,000 (19.70%)

Austrian Forces

Number engaged :

Casualties :
6,000 (13.04%)