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Battle of Abukir (or Aboukir)
Date and place
July 25th, 1799 at Abukir peninsula, on the Mediterranean coast of Egypt, twenty-three kilometers northwest of Alexandria.
French army (11,000 men) under General Napoleon Bonaparte.
Turkish army (18,000 men) under Seid Mustafa Pasha.
Casualties and losses
French army: 100 to 150 killed, 500 to 700 injured.
Turkish armyn: 2,000 killed or wounded, ten thousand drowned, 3,000 prisoners.
"Battle of Aboukir, July 25th, 1799" (detail). Painted 1806 by
Map of the battle
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.
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