Siege of Trarbach

The siege of Trarbach (10 April – 2 May 1734) was conducted during the War of the Polish Succession by French troops against a garrison of troops of the Holy Roman Empire in the fortress at Trarbach in the County of Sponheim, a small principality of the Holy Roman Empire (Trarbach is now in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany). The French, led by Marshal Belle-Isle, were victorious, and destroyed the fortress.

Siege of Trarbach
Part of the War of the Polish Succession
Bombardirung Trarbach.jpeg
An engraving depicting the bombardment of Trarbach and the Grevenburg
Date10 April – 2 May 1734 (3 weeks and 1 day)
Location
Result French victory
Belligerents
 Kingdom of France  Holy Roman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Duc de Belle-Isle Unknown
Strength
20,000 700
Casualties and losses
200 10

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