List Of Scanian War Battles

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List of every major Scanian War battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Scanian War battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Scanian War, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Scanian War 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 Scanian War battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

List features Battle of Fehrbellin, Battle of Lund and more.
Battle of Møn

The Battle of Møn, also known as the Battle of Lolland, took place 31 May–1 June 1677, as part of the Scanian War. A smaller Swedish squadron under Admiral Erik Sjöblad attempted to sail from Gothenburg to join the main Swedish fleet in the Baltic Sea. It was intercepted by a superior Danish force under Niels Juel and decimated over the course of two days. The Swedes lost 8 ships and over 1,500 men dead, injured or captured, including Admiral Sjöblad himself, while the Danish losses were insignificant. The victory prevented the Swedish navy from concentrating its forces and provided valuable prize ships for the Danish navy. It confirmed Danish supremacy at sea during the war and laid the ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Fehmarn, Germany

Part of: Scanian War

Combatants: Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark–Norway

Battle of Bornholm

The battle of Bornholm was a naval battle between a superior Swedish and a smaller Danish-Dutch fleet that was fought 25–26 May 1676 as a part of the Scanian War. The objective for both sides was naval supremacy in the southern Baltic Sea. The Swedish commander Lorentz Creutz sought to destroy the allied fleet and then land reinforcements in Swedish Pomerania to relieve the Swedish forces in northern Germany. The aim of the Danish fleet under Niels Juel was to prevent this reinforcement without being destroyed by the superior numbers of the Swedish forces. The Danish navy managed to put to sea by March and conquered the Swedish island of Gotland before the Swedish fleet even managed to get ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Baltic Sea

Part of: Scanian War

Combatants: Sweden, Dutch Republic, Denmark

Battle of Fehrbellin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of Scanian War Battles
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Battle of Fehrbellin

The Battle of Fehrbellin was fought on June 18, 1675 between Swedish and Brandenburg-Prussian troops. The Swedes, under Count Waldemar von Wrangel, had invaded and occupied parts of Brandenburg from their possessions in Pomerania, but were repelled by the forces of Frederick William, the Great Elector, under his Feldmarschall Georg von Derfflinger near the town of Fehrbellin. The battle went down in history as Prussia's baptism of fire. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Fehrbellin, Germany

Part of: Northern Wars, Franco-Dutch War, Scanian War

Combatants: Sweden, Swedish Empire

Battle of Halmstad is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Scanian War Battles
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Battle of Halmstad

The Battle of Halmstad was fought on August 17, 1676, at Fyllebro, approximately five kilometers south of the town Halmstad in southwest Sweden. It was the last battle in Halland between Denmark and Sweden. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Halmstad, Sweden

Part of: Scanian War

Combatants: Sweden, Denmark