History List Of War of the Fifth Coalition Battles

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List of every major War of the Fifth Coalition battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous War of the Fifth Coalition battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the War of the Fifth Coalition, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this War of the Fifth Coalition list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these War of the Fifth Coalition battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

List battles include Battle of Gefrees, Battle of Aspern-Essling and many more.

The Armistice of Znaim was a ceasefire agreed between Archduke Charles and Napoleon I on 12 July 1809 following the Battle of Znaim, effectively ending hostilities between Austria and France in the War of the Fifth Coalition. Following defeat at the Battle of Wagram, Archduke Charles retreated north into Bohemia hoping to regroup his battered forces. The French army had also suffered in the battle and did not give immediate pursuit. But two days after the battle, Napoleon ordered his troops north intending to defeat the Austrians once and for all. The French eventually caught up the Austrians at Znaim on 10 July 1809. Realising they were in no position to give battle, the Austrians proposed ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: South Moravian Region, Jihovýchod, Czech Republic

Part of: War of the Fifth Coalition

Combatants: Austrian Empire, First French Empire

Commanders: André Masséna, Auguste de Marmont, Napoleon Bonaparte

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Battle of Abensberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of War of the Fifth Coalition Battles
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The Battle of Abensberg took place on 20 April 1809, between a Franco-German force under the command of Emperor Napoleon I of France and a reinforced Austrian corps led by Feldmarschall-Leutnant Archduke Louis of Austria. As the day wore on, Feldmarschall-Leutnant Johann von Hiller arrived with reinforcements to take command of the three corps that formed the Austrian left wing. The action ended in a complete Franco-German victory. The battlefield was southeast of Abensberg and included clashes at Offenstetten, Biburg-Siegenburg, Rohr in Niederbayern, and Rottenburg an der Laaber. On the same day, the French garrison of Regensburg capitulated. After Marshal Louis-Nicolas Davout's hard-fought ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Abensberg, Germany

Part of: Napoleonic Wars, War of the Fifth Coalition

Combatants: Austrian Empire, First French Empire

Commanders: Napoleon Bonaparte

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Battle of Aspern-Essling is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of War of the Fifth Coalition Battles
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In the Battle of Aspern-Essling, Napoleon attempted a forced crossing of the Danube near Vienna, but the French and their allies were driven back by the Austrians under Archduke Charles. The battle was the first time Napoleon had been personally defeated in over a decade. However, Archduke Charles failed to secure a decisive victory as Napoleon was able to successfully withdraw most of his forces. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Lobau, Austria

Part of: Napoleonic Wars, War of the Fifth Coalition

Combatants: Austrian Empire, First French Empire

Commanders: Napoleon Bonaparte

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The Battle of Caldiero on 15 November 1813 saw an army of the First French Empire under Eugène de Beauharnais opposed to an Austrian Empire army led by Johann von Hiller. Eugène, who was the Viceroy of the Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy inflicted a defeat on Hiller's troops, driving them from Caldiero. The action took place during the War of the Sixth Coalition, part of the Napoleonic Wars. Caldiero is located 15 kilometres east of Verona on the Autostrada A4. When Austria entered the war against Napoleon in August 1813, Eugène attempted to defend the Illyrian Provinces east of Italy. Ultimately, the Austrians compelled the Franco-Italian army to retreat to the Adige River. As Hiller's forces ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Caldiero, Italy

Part of: War of the Sixth Coalition, War of the Fifth Coalition

Combatants: Austrian Empire, First French Empire

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