First Battle of Dego

The Battle of Dego took place in present-day Italy during the War of the First Coalition between French and Austrian armies on 21 September 1794. It resulted in a French victory.[1] The battle was described in Napoleon's correspondence, he having been present.

First Battle of Dego
Part of the French Revolutionary War
Date21 September 1794
Dego, Liguria, present-day Italy
Result French victory
France First French Republic Habsburg Monarchy Habsburg Monarchy
 Kingdom of Sardinia
Commanders and leaders
André Masséna Olivier, Count of Wallis
18,000 c. 8,000
Casualties and losses
80–2,000 200–1,000
First Battle of Dego is located in Italy
First Battle of Dego
Location within Italy


  1. ^ Smith, p. 92.


  • Smith, Digby (1998). The Napoleonic Wars Data Book. London: Greenhill Books. ISBN 978-1-85367-276-7.
  • Napoleon. Correspondance de Napoléon Ier publiée par ordre de l'empereur Napoléon III. Paris, 1858–69, no. 37

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Coordinates: 44°27′00″N 8°19′00″E / 44.4500°N 8.3167°E / 44.4500; 8.3167