Military List Of War of the Polish Succession Battles

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

List battles include Siege of Philippsburg, Battle of Byczyna and many additional battles as well.
Battle of Bitonto is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List Of War of the Polish Succession Battles
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Battle of Bitonto


The Battle of Bitonto was a Spanish victory over Austrian forces near Bitonto in the Kingdom of Naples in the War of Polish Succession. The battle ended organized Austrian resistance outside of a small number of fortresses in the kingdom. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Bitonto, Italy

Part of: War of the Polish Succession

Battle of Byczyna is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List Of War of the Polish Succession Battles
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Battle of Byczyna


The Battle of Byczyna or Battle of Pitschen was the deciding battle of the 1587–1588 War of the Polish Succession, which erupted after two rival candidates were elected to the Polish throne. Both sides had rough parity in forces, with armies about 6,000 strong, divided roughly into half infantry and half cavalry. The battle was an overwhelming victory of the Polish-Swedish faction, led by the Swedish-born king-elect Sigismund III Vasa, over the army of his rival to the throne, Maximilian III, Archduke of Austria. Taking place near the Silesian town of Pitschen, then just a few kilometres outside the territory of Poland-Lithuania, on 24 January 1588, Sigismund's supporters were commanded by ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Silesia

Part of: War of the Polish Succession

Combatants: Habsburg Monarchy, Poland, Holy Roman Empire

Battle of Clausen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List Of War of the Polish Succession Battles
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Battle of Clausen


The Battle of Clausen was fought on 20 October 1735 near the town of Klausen, which was then in the Electorate of Trier and part of the Holy Roman Empire, and is now in the German state of Rhineland-Palatinate. French forces under the command of Marshal François de Franquetot de Coigny were defeated in an attempt to dislodge imperial troops under the command of Friedrich Heinrich von Seckendorff. The battle was one of the last significant engagements between the combatants in the War of the Polish Succession. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Klausen, Germany

Part of: War of the Polish Succession

Battle of Guastalla is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of War of the Polish Succession Battles
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Battle of Guastalla


The Battle of Guastalla or Battle of Luzzara was a battle fought on September 19, 1734, between Franco-Sardinian and Austrian troops as part of the War of Polish Succession. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: County of Guastalla

Part of: War of the Polish Succession

Combatants: Early modern France, Kingdom of Sardinia