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Battle of Montebello

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Date and place

  • June 9th, 1800 near Montebello in Lombardy (nowadays Montebello della Battaglia, Province of Pavia, Italy).

Involved forces

  • French army (5,000 men) under General Jean Lannes
  • Austrian army (12,000 men) under feldmarschall-leutnant Karl Peter Ott Freiherr von Bartokez. 

Battle of Montebello (detail)
"The Battle of Montebello, June 8th, 1800. Crossing the Coppo river" (detail). Watercolor by Giuseppe Pietro Bagetti.

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Panoramic of the battlefield of Montebello


Montebello-la-Battaglia (Italy). Panning of the battlefield.



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