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Battle of Montebello
Date and place
June 9th, 1800 near Montebello in Lombardy (nowadays Montebello della Battaglia, Province of Pavia, Italy).
French army (5,000 men) under General
Austrian army (12,000 men) under feldmarschall-leutnant Karl Peter Ott Freiherr von Bartokez.
"The Battle of Montebello, June 8th, 1800. Crossing the Coppo river" (detail). Watercolor by Giuseppe Pietro Bagetti.
Panoramics of the battlefield of Montebello
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The battlefield of Montebello, where First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte and General Jean Lannes defeated the Austrian army during the Second Campaign of Italy, on June 9, 1800.
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