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Battle of Hanau

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Battlefield
Location type: Battlefield
Location address: Deutschland, Main-Kinzig-Kreis
Number of texts: 1
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The Battle of Hanau was fought on between Karl Philipp von Wrede’s Austro-Bavarian corps and Napoleon’s retreating French during the War of the Sixth Coalition.
Following Napoleon’s defeat at the Battle of Leipzig earlier in October, Napoleon began to retreat from Germany into France and relative safety. Wrede attempted to block Napoleon’s line of retreat at Hanau on 30 October. Napoleon arrived at Hanau with reinforcements and defeated Wrede’s forces. On 31 October Hanau was in French control, opening Napoleon’s line of retreat.

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