List of Napoleonic battles



This list includes all those battles which were fought throughout the Napoleonic era, April 1796 – 3 July 1815.

List of Battles involving Napoleon in the First Coalition and the Napoleonic Wars


Battle French Belligerent Allied Belligerent French Commander Allied Commander Outcome Date Photo
Siege of Toulon
French Republic
 Great Britain,
Toulon Royalists,, Kingdom of Sicily,  Kingdom of Naples,  Kingdom of Sardinia

Napoleon Bonaparte,
Jean François Carteaux,
Jacques Francois Dugommier

Samuel Hood,
Charles O'Hara,
Lord Mulgrave,
Sidney Smith,
Juan de Langara
French Victory, British-led Allied Army departs Toulon as city falls back into republican control 29 August – 19 December 1793
Second Battle of Saogigo French Republic Kingdom of Sardinia, Hapsburg Austria Napoleon Bonaparte, Andre Massena Joseph Nikolaus de Vins, Michelangelo Alessandro Colli-Marchi French Victory
13th Vendemaire French Republic French Royalists Napoleon Bonaparte, Paul Barras, Guillaume Brune Richer de Sevigny Republican Victory, Napoleon disperses the mob and the government saved October 5th 1794
Battle of Montennotte French Republic Austrian Empire, Kingdom of Sardinia Napoleon Bonaparte, Andre Massena Mathias Rukavina von Boynograd, Eugène-Guillaume Argenteau French Victory April 11 & 12 1796
Battle of Millesimo French Republic Austrian Empire, Kingdom of Sardinia Napoleon Bonaparte, Pierre Augereau Giovanni di Provera French Victory April 13th &14th 1796
Second Battle of Dego French Republic Austrian Empire, Kingdom of Sardinia Napoleon Bonaparte, Andre Massena Eugène-Guillaume Argenteau, Josef Vukasovich French Victory April 14th-15th 1796
Battle of Ceva French Republic Kingdom of Sardinia Pierre Augereau, Napoleon Bonaparte Michelangelo Alessandro Colli-Marchi French Victory April 16th, 1796
Battle of Mondovi French Republic Kingdom of Sardinia Napoleon Bonaparte, Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier Michelangelo Alessandro Colli-Marchi French Victory, Napoleon forces Sardinia-Piedmont out of the First Coalitoin April 20-22nd 1796
Battle of Fombio French Republic Austrian Empire [Napoleon Bonaparte Johann Peter Beaulieu French Victory May 7-9 1796
Battle of Lodi French Republic Austrian Empire Napoleon Bonaparte Johann Peter Beaulieu French victory, Napoleon famed as a hero May 10th, 1796
Battle of Borghetto French Republic Austrian Empire Napoleon Bonaparte Johann Peter Beaulieu French Victory May 30th, 1796
Siege of Mantua French Republic Austrian Empire Napoleon Bonaparte, Jean-Mathieu-Philibert Sérurier Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser French victory, Sérurier accepts the surrender after a long siege July 4 1796 to February 2nd 1797
Battle of Lonato French Republic Austrian Empire Napoleon Bonaparte Peter Quasindanovich French Victory, Entire Austrian column destroyed August 3rd, 1796
Battle of Castiglione French Republic Austrian Empire Napoleon Bonaparte, Pierre Augereau, Andre Massena Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser French Victory, Napoleon made even more famous August 5th 1796
Battle of Rovereto French Republic Austrian Empire Napoleon Bonaparte Paul Davidovich French Victory September 4th, 1796
Battle of Bassano French Republic Austrian Empire Napoleon Bonaparte, Jean Lannes Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser French victory, lots of Austrian supplies and artillery captured September 8th, 1796
Battle of Arcole French Republic Austrian Empire Napoleon Bonaparte, Jean Lannes Jozef Alvincizi French Victory November 15-17th 1796
Battle of Rivoli French Republic Austrian Empire Napoleon Bonaparte, Andre Massena Jozef Alvincizi, Peter von Quassidovich, Josef Phillip Vukasovich French Victory January 14-15 1797
Battle of Valvasone French Republic Austrian Empire Napoleon Bonaparte, Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte Archduke Charles French victory, Napoleon begins to chase the Austrian back to Vienna March 16th, 1797
Battle of Tagliemento [rench Republic Austrian Empire Napoleon Bonaparte Archduke Charles French victory, Austrians fall back out of Italy March 16th, 1796
Battle of Tarvis (1797) French Republic Austrian Empire Napoleon Bonaparte, Andre Massena Archduke Charles French victory, French army clears the way to Austria, a bit later Austria surrenderes to Napoleon at the Treaty of Campio Formio March 21-23 1797
French Invasion of Switzerland French Republic Old Swiss Confederacy Guillaume Brune Karl Ludwig von Erlach Switzerland is occupied by the French, Swiss armies defeated at Battle of Grauholz,Swiss partisans crushed, Heltevic Republic Established & Swiss Tresuary sacked to finance Napoleons Invasoin of Egypt January 28-May 17th 1798
French Invasoin of Malta French Republic Knights of St John Napoleon Bonaparte, Louis Desaix, Jean-Andoche Junot Ferdinand von Hompesch zu Bolheim French Victory, Malta is occupied by Napoleon June 10-12 1798
Battle of Shubra Khit French Republic Ottoman Empire Napoleon Bonaparte, Jean-Baptiste Perre Murad Bey, Ibrahim Bey French Victory July 13th, 1798
Battle of The Pyramids
Revolt of Cairo
Siege of El-Arish
Battle of the Nile
Siege of Jaffa
Siege of Acre
Battle of Ostrakh
Battle of Mount Tabor
First Battle of Zurich
Battle of Cassano
Battle of the Trebbia
Battle of Abukir
Battle of Krabbedam
Battle of Bergen
Battle of Novi
Second Battle of Zurich
Battle of Alkmaar
Battle of Castricum
Macdonalds Crossing of the Alps
Napoleon's Crossing of the Alps
Battle of Fort Bard
Battle of Marengo
Battle of Hohenlinden
Battle of Diamond Rock
Battle of Cape Finestere
Battle of Memmingen
Battle of Elchingen
Battle of Trafalgar
Battle of Ulm
Battle of Sconbrunnen
Battle of Durenstien
Battle of Austerlitz
Battle of Campo Tenese
Siege of Maida
Siege of Gaeta
Calabrain Revolt
Battle of Salefield
Battle of Jena
Battle of Austedt
Siege of Lubeck
Siege of Straslund
Greater Polish Uprising
Siege of Danzig
Battle of Czawranovo
Battle of Hielsburg
Battle of Poltusk
Battle of Eylau
Battle of Friedland
French Invasoin of Portugal
Turmult of the palace of Aranjuez
Dos de Mayo Uprising
Battle of Medina del Rioseco
Battle of Bailen
Battle of Vimero
Battle of Tudela
Battle of Sommosierra
Battle of La Curruna
Siege of Zarragoza
Battle of Tuegen Hausen
Battle of Ratisbon
Battle of Eckmuhl
Storming of Porto
Battle of Talevera
Battle of Worgl
Battle of Aspern-Essling
Battle of Raab
Battle of Wagram
Siege of Girona
Siege of Cadiz
Battle of Barrossa
Battle of Ciadad Rodrigo
Battle of Bussaco
Lines of Torres Vedras
Siege of Tarragona
Battle of Valencia
Battle of Lisa
Battle of Feuntes del Onoro
Siege of Badajoz
Battle of Salamanca
Battle of Vitebsk
Battle of Saltanovka
Siege of Riga
Battle of Smolensk
Siege of Burgos
Battle of Borodino
Battle of Maroyaroslavets
Battle of Krasny
Battle of Berezina
Battle of Lutzen
Battle of Bautzen
Battle of Vitoria
Battle of Dresden
Battle of Grosbeeren
Battle of Dennewitz
Battle of Kulm
Battle of Katzbach
Battle of Liebertwolkwitz
Battle of Liepzig
Siege of Hamburg
Battle of Hanau
Battle of the Bidasoa
Battle of Nivelle
Battle of Arnhem
Battle of Brienne
Battle of Chaumpaubert
Battle of Montmiral
Battle of Chatue-Therry
Battle of Vauchamps
Battle of Mormant
Battle of Monterau
Battle of Orthez
Battle of Craonne
Battle of Laon
Battle of Sasson
Battle of Riems
Battle of Arcis-sur-Aube
Battle of Sain-Dizzier
Battle of Paris
Battle of Toulouse
Battle of Quatre Bras
Battle of Ligny
Battle of Waterloo' French Empire British Empire, Kingdom of Prussia Emperor Napoleon, Marshal Ney Lord Wellington, Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher Allied Victory. Napoleon retreats from Belguim as chance of Victory in the Houndred Days ends June 18, 1815
Battle of Wavre French Empire Kingdom of Prussia Marshal Grouchy, Dominique Vandamme Johann von Thielmann Tactical French Victory, Strategic Prussian Victory - French win battle and successfully withdraw, but strategic objective to pin Prussians down to help Napoleon win at Waterloo failed. June 18-19 1815
Battle of Issy French Empire Kingdom of Prussia Dominique Vandamme, Marshal Davout Karl von Zieten Prussian victory, Paris now exposed, France decides to capitulate July 2-3 1815

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See also


Marshals of the French Empire KIA of Napoleons Generals