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
Location
Result Franco-Saxon victory
Belligerents
Electorate of Saxony Saxe-Weimar
 France
 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
Strength
ca. 14,000–19,000 ca. 3,000–20,000
Casualties and losses
1,700 4,000