Napoleon's Five Famous Military Victories

Nov 6, 2023, 10:50 PM IST

Napoleon's Five Famous Military Victories

Manas Joshi

Napoleon the First

French Emperor Napoleon was a military genius who brought much of Europe under French control in the early 19th-century. His military victories are studied even today. Let’s check out a few. 

Battle of the Pyramids (1798)

Napoleon was not an emperor at this time. But his capture of Cairo in Egypt raised his profile.

Battle of Austerlitz (1805)

The battle saw Emperor Napoleon decisively defeat Russian and Austrian armies.

Battle of Jena (1806)

In this battle fought at Jena in Germany, Napoleon crushed armies of Saxony and Austria.

Battle of Friedland (1807)

Napoleon scored a decisive victory by routing forces of the Russian Empire at Friedland, Prussia.

Battle of Abensberg (1809)

Napoleon led a Franco-German force to complete victory against Austrian Army.