Military Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire

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List of Russian Empire battles in the Napoleonic Wars, listed alphabetically with photos, images, and maps when possible. Every major battle, skirmish, or conflict in Napoleonic Wars involving the Russian Empire is included here, along with information like exactly where the battle took place. If you want to learn even more about these Napoleonic Wars battles that involved Napoleonic Wars you can click on the names of the battles for more information.

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Battle of Arcis-sur-Aube is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Arcis-sur-Aube Arcis-sur-Aube, France - The Battle of Arcis-sur-Aube was Napoleon’s penultimate battle before his abdication and exile to Elba. Encountering Field Marshal Schwarzenberg's larger Austrian force, Napoleon Bonaparte ...more

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Battle of Austerlitz is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Austerlitz Moravia, Czech Republic - The Battle of Austerlitz, also known as the Battle of the Three Emperors, was one of the most important and decisive engagements of the Napoleonic Wars. Widely regarded as the greatest victory ...more

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Battle of Bautzen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Bautzen Bautzen, Germany - In the Battle of Bautzen a combined Russian/Prussian army was pushed back by Napoleon, but escaped destruction, some sources claim, because Michel Ney failed to block their retreat. The ...more

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Battle of Berezina is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Berezina Berezina River, Belarus - The Battle of Berezina took place from 26 to 29 November 1812, between the French army of Napoleon, retreating after his invasion of Russia and crossing the Berezina, and the Russian armies ...more

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Battle of Borodino is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Borodino Borodino (village), Mozhaysky District, Moscow Oblast - The Battle of Borodino, fought on September 7, 1812, was a major engagement in the Napoleonic Wars during the French invasion of Russia. The fighting involved around 250,000 troops and produced ...more

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Battle of Champaubert is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Champaubert Paris, France - The Battle of Champaubert was the opening engagement of the Six Days Campaign. It was fought on 10 February 1814 by a French force under Napoleon I against Russians and Prussians under ...more

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Battle of Château-Thierry is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Château-Thierry Château-Thierry, France - The Battle of Château-Thierry occurred on 12 February 1814 between the vanguard of the Army of Silesia under Marshal von Blücher and a French army under Emperor Napoleon I. It was a

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Battle of Craonne is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Craonne Craonne, France - The Battle of Craonne was fought on 7 March 1814 and resulted in a French victory under Napoleon I against Russians and Prussians under General Blücher. Craonne is a village on the Chemin ...more

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Battle of Dennewitz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Dennewitz Berlin, Germany - The Battle of Dennewitz took place on 6 September 1813 between the forces of the First French Empire and an army of Prussians and Russians of the Sixth Coalition. It occurred in Dennewitz, a ...more

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Battle of Dresden is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Dresden Dresden, Germany - The Battle of Dresden was fought on 26–27 August 1813 around Dresden, Germany, resulting in a French victory under Napoleon against forces of the Sixth Coalition of Austrians, Russians and ...more

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Battle of Eylau is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Eylau Bagrationovsk, Russia - The Battle of Eylau or Battle of Preussisch-Eylau, 7 and 8 February 1807, was a bloody and inconclusive battle between Napoléon's Grande Armée and a Russian Empire army under Levin ...more

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Battle of Heilsberg is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Heilsberg East Prussia - The Battle of Heilsberg took place on 10 June 1807, during the Napoleonic Wars.

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Battle of Leipzig is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Leipzig Leipzig, Germany - The Battle of Leipzig or Battle of the Nations was fought 16–19 October 1813, at Leipzig, in Saxony. The coalition armies of Russia, Prussia, Austria, and Sweden, led by Tsar Alexander I of ...more

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Battle of Montmartre is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Montmartre Montmartre, Paris, France - The Battle of Montmartre was fought on March 30, 1814, between Allied forces and the forces of Napoleon's French Empire. The Allies were victorious, entering Paris, and as a result, Napoleon was ...more

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Battle of Montmirail is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Montmirail Montmirail, Marne, France - The Battle of Montmirail was a battle fought near Montmirail, France, during the Six Days Campaign of the Napoleonic Wars. It was fought on 11 February 1814 and resulted in the victory of the ...more

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Battle of Novi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Novi Novi Ligure, Italy - The Battle of Novi saw a combined army of Habsburg Austrians and Imperial Russians under Field Marshal Alexander Suvorov attack a Republican French under General Barthélemy Catherine ...more

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Battle of Smolensk is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Smolensk Smolensk, Russia - The Battle of Smolensk, the first major battle of the French invasion of Russia took place on August 16–18, 1812, between 175,000 men of the Grande Armée under Napoleon Bonaparte and ...more

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Battle of Valutino is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Valutino Smolensk, Russia - The Battle of Valutino took place on 18 August 1812, between Marshal Ney's corps, about 30,000 strong, and a strong rear-guard of General Barclay de Tolly's army of about 40,000, commanded by ...more

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Battle of Vauchamps is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Battle of Vauchamps France - The Battle of Vauchamps, the final major engagement of the Six Days Campaign of the War of the Sixth Coalition, was fought on 14 February 1814. It resulted in a part of the Grande Armée ...more

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Finnish War is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Finnish War Sweden - The Finnish War was fought between the Kingdom of Sweden and the Russian Empire from February 1808 to September 1809. As a result of the war, the eastern third of Sweden was established as the ...more

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Russian campaign of 1812 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Russian campaign of 1812 Russia - The French Invasion of Russia, known in Russia as the Patriotic War of 1812 and in France as the Russian Campaign, began on 24 June 1812 when Napoleon's Grande Armée crossed the Neman ...more

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Hundred Days is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Hundred Days France - The Hundred Days, sometimes known as the Hundred Days of Napoleon or Napoleon's Hundred Days, marked the period between Emperor Napoleon of France's return from exile on Elba to Paris on 20 ...more

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Russo-Persian War is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Russo-Persian War South Caucasus - The 1804–1813 Russo-Persian War, one of the many wars between the Persian Empire and Imperial Russia, began like many wars as a territorial dispute. The Persian king, Fath Ali Shah Qajar, wanted ...more

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Russo-Turkish War is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
Russo-Turkish War Caucasus - The Russo-Turkish War was one of many wars fought between Imperial Russia and the Ottoman Empire.

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War of the Fourth Coalition is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
War of the Fourth Coalition Europe - The Fourth Coalition against Napoleon's French Empire was defeated in a war spanning 1806–1807. Coalition partners included Prussia, Russia, Saxony, Sweden, and Great Britain. Many members of ...more

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War of the Third Coalition is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Napoleonic Wars Battles Involving the Russian Empire
War of the Third Coalition Atlantic Ocean - The War of the Third Coalition was a European conflict spanning the years 1803 to 1806. During the war France and its client states under Napoleon I defeated an alliance of the Holy Roman Empire ...more