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Encyclopedia > Battle of Maloyaroslavets

The Battle of Maloyaroslavets took place on October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ...October 24, Events January 1 _ the Allgemeines Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch, the Austrian civil code enters into force in the Austrian Empire February 2 _ Russia establishes a fur trading colony at Fort Ross, California February 7 _ The strongest in a series of massive earthquakes near New Madrid, Missouri, est. ...1812, between the The Russian Federation ( Russian: Росси́йская Федера́ция, transliteration: Rossiyskaya Federatsiya or Rossijskaja Federacija), or Russia (Russian: Росси́я, transliteration: Rossiya or Rossija), is a country that stretches over a vast expanse of eastern Europe and northern Asia. ...Russians, under Prince Mikhail Illarionovich Golenishchev_Kutuzov (September 16, 1745 – April 28, 1813 (n. ...Marshal Kutuzov, and part of the corps of Eugène Rose de Beauharnais (September 3, 1781 - February 21, 1824) was the first child and only son of Joséphine de Tascher de la Pagerie and Alexandre, Vicomte de Beauharnais. ...Eugène de Beauharnais, Bonaparte as general Napoleon Bonaparte ( 15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a general of the French Revolution and was the ruler of France as First Consul (Premier Consul) of the French Republic from November 11, 1799 to May 18, 1804, then as Emperor of the French (Empereur des Français...Napoleon's son_in_law, under General Delzons with numbered about 20,000 strong. On October 19 is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ...October 19, Napoleon evacuated Saint Basils Cathedral Moscow  listen? ( Russian/Cyrillic: Москва́, pronunciation: Moskva), capital of Russia, located on the river Moskva, and encompassing 1097. ...Moscow and marched south_west to For the fish named Kaluga see Kaluga (fish). ...Kaluga, de Beauharnais leading the advance. Unaware of this, and believing the force sighted at Forminskoie, 40 miles south_west of Moscow, was a foraging party, Kutuzov send General Docturov with 12,000 infantry, 3,000 cavalry and 84 guns to surprise it. While on the road, Docturov learned this force was the La Grande Armée (in English, the Big or Grand Army) is the French military term for the main force in a military campaign. ...Grand Army and decided to hold out until reinforcements came at the road junction and town of Maloyaroslavets, on the Lutza river.


Docturov entered the town from the south and found the France _ Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...French spearhead had seized a bridgehead. Fierce fighting began; the town changed hands five times. General Raevki arrived with 10,000 more Russians; once more they took the town, though not the bridgehead. De Beauharnais threw in his 15th ( The Italian Republic or Italy ( Italian: Repubblica Italiana or Italia) is a country in southern Europe. ...Italian) division, under General Pino, and by evening they had again expelled the Russians. Marshal Kutusov arrived, decided against a pitched battle with the Grand Army the next day, and to retire instead to Kaluga. The French claimed a victory, but it was a Russian strategical success, for now wishing to avoid battle, Napoleon changed his line of march to the north, through Mozhaysk (Можа́йск) is a town in Moscow Oblast, Russia, 110 km to the west from the Russian capital, on the historic road leading to Smolensk and then to Belarus. ...Mozhaisk and The view of Smolensk in 1912 Smolensk (Russian: Смоленск; Polish Smoleńsk) is a city in western Russia, located on the Dniepr river at 54. ...Smolensk, the route of his advance that he had wished to avoid. French casualties were about 5,000, including Delzons killed, while the Russians lost 6,000.


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It was fought by the French Grande Armée under Napoleon I of France and the Russian army of Alexander I near the village of Borodino, west from the town of Mozhaysk.
The battle was the bloodiest single day of the Napoleonic Wars and also the bloodiest in modern times, not even exceeded by the First Day on the Somme in 1916 or any of the three days of the Third Battle of Nanking in 1864.
A huge panorama representing the battle was painted by Franz Roubaud for the centenary of Borodino and installed on the Poklonnaya Hill to mark the 150th anniversary of the event.
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