Battle of Nauheim

The Battle of Nauheim (also known as the Battle of the Johannisberg or Johannesberg) was a battle of the Seven Years' War fought near Nauheim in the Landgraviate of Hessen-Kassel on 30 August 1762. French troops under the command of Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé defeated Hanoverian and British troops under the command of Duke Ferdinand of Brunswick.

Battle of Nauheim
Part of the Seven Years' War
Bataille du Johannsberg pres de Friedberg
Date30 August 1762
Result French victory
Province of Hanover Hanover
 Great Britain
Commanders and leaders
Province of Hanover Ferdinand von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel
Province of Hanover Nicolas Luckner
Province of Hanover Christian Ludwig von Hardenberg
Province of Hanover General Oheimb
General von Schele
Generalmajor von Dittfurt
Kingdom of Prussia General Jeanneret
Kingdom of France Louis Joseph, Prince of Condé
Kingdom of France General François Gaston de Lévis
Kingdom of France General Jacques Philippe de Choiseul-Stainville
Units involved

Luckner's Corps

  • British 15th Eliot's Light Horse
Hereditary Prince's Corps
Réserve du Bas-Rhin
Stainville's vanguard
Casualties and losses
72 killed
366 wounded
956 men captured
2 standards, 10 guns captured
750 killed and wounded


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Coordinates: 49°57′03″N 8°27′48″E / 49.9508°N 8.4633°E / 49.9508; 8.4633