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Battle of Hanau, October 30th, 1813

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Date and place

  • October 30th, 1813 at Hanau, Hesse, Germany, twenty-five kilometers east of Frankfurt-am-Main.

Involved forces

  • French army (17,000 men) under Emperor Napoleon the First. 
  • Austrian and Bavarian army (43,000 men) under Field Marshal Karl Philipp Fürst von Wrede. 

Casualties and losses

  • French army : 2 000 to 3 000 dead or wounded. 
  • Austrian and Bavarian army : 5 000 killed or injured, almost 5 000 prisoners. 

Map of the of battle of Hanau, October 30th, 1813

Napoleonic Battles - Map of battle of Hanau, October 30th, 1813

Picture - "Schlacht bei Hanau". Painted 1814 by Wilhelm von Kobell.

Napoleonic Battles - Picture of battle of Hanau, October 30th, 1813 -

Testimony

Photos Credits

  Photos by Lionel A. Bouchon.
  Photos by Marie-Albe Grau.
  Photos by Floriane Grau.
  Photos by Michèle Grau-Ghelardi.
  Photos by Didier Grau.
  Photos made by people outside the Napoleon & Empire association.