Malplaquet is a town in today's France
along the Belgian border.
Who Fought the Battle
The British, Dutch, and Austrians with
100,000 troops, led by
John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, and Prince
Eugene of Savoy
with 90,000 troops,
led by Claude Louis Hector, Duke de Villars.
The Allies won but at a high price.
The French lost 12,000 men, the Allies lost about
And here is the map of the Battle of Malplaquet:
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