The Battle of Austerlitz —
December 2, 1805
Austerlitz is located in Moravia, in today's Czech Republic.
The Battle of Austerlitz, was part of the
War of the Third Coalition, which in turn was a chapter in
Who Won the Battle of Austerlitz?
Napoleon was the man of the day. His
French troops, aided by Bavarian soldiers, defeated the allied troops from Russia
Map of the Battle of Austerlitz (USMA)
How Many People Fought?
The map below, taken from a 1905 history
atlas, claims the strength of the engaging armies were: 90,000
French troops and 80,000 Allied troops (Russian army and Austrian
More recent sources say it were 68,000
French troops and 90,000 Allied troops.
Allied losses: 15,000 men killed and
wounded; 11,000 men captured
French losses: 9,000 men.
Who Else Was Involved?
Baron Karl Mack von
And here is the map of the battle
Battle of Austerlitz
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After this battle, on December 26, 1805,
Napoleon made Austria sign the