Battle of Breisach

The Battle of Breisach was fought on 18 August — 17 December 1638 as part of Thirty Years' War. It ended when a garrison of the Holy Roman Empire surrendered to the French, commanded by Bernard of Saxe-Weimar.

Battle of Breisach
Part of the Thirty Years' War
Date18 August – 17 December 1638
Result Franco-Saxon victory
Electorate of Saxony Saxe-Weimar
 Holy Roman Empire
Flag of the Electorate of Bavaria.svg Bavaria
Commanders and leaders
Electorate of Saxony Bernard of Saxe-Weimar
Kingdom of France Vicomte de Turenne
Flag of the Electorate of Bavaria.svg Johann von Götzen
Holy Roman Empire Federico Savelli
ca. 14,000–19,000 ca. 3,000–20,000
Casualties and losses
1,700 4,000