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Battle of Mount Tabor

Date and place

  • April 16th, 1799 at Fouli, near Mount Tabor, Galilea (nowadays Israel).

Involved forces

  • French army (4,000 to 5,000 men) under General Napoleon Bonaparte. 
  • Ottoman army (25,000 to 35,000 men) under Abdullah Pasha. 

Casualties and losses

  • French army : 2 killed, 60 wounded. 
  • Ottoman army : 2 000 killed or injured, 500 prisoners. 


Map of the battle of Mount Tabor

Napoleonic Battles - Map of the battle of Mount Tabor

Picture - "Battle of Mount Tabor". Painted 1837 by Leon Cogniet and Henri-Felix-Emmanuel Philippoteaux.

Napoleonic Battles - Picture of the battle of Mount Tabor -

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.