Battle of Isaszeg (1849)

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Battle of Isaszeg
Part of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848
Than Mor Isaszegi csata.jpg
Date 6 April 1849
Location around Isaszeg and Gödöllő, Kingdom of Hungary
Result Hungarian victory
Belligerents
1848as zaszlo.png Hungarian Revolutionary Army
Flag of Poland.svg Polish volunteers
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg Austrian Empire
Commanders and leaders
1848as zaszlo.png Artúr Görgey
1848as zaszlo.png György Klapka
1848as zaszlo.png János Damjanich
Lajos Aulich
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy.svg Franz Schlik
Flag of Croatia-Slavonia with CoA.svg Josip Jelačić
Strength
47,500 men
198 cannon
55,000 men
214 cannon

The Battle of Isaszeg was a battle in the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, fought on 6 April 1849 between the Austrian Empire and Hungarian Revolutionary Army supplemented by Polish volunteers. The Austrians were led by Alfred I, Prince of Windisch-Grätz, while the Hungarians were led by Artúr Görgey. The Hungarians were victorious. The battle was part of the Spring Campaign of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848.

Sources[edit]

  • Herman, Róbert (2004). Az 1848–1849-es szabadságharc nagy csatái ("Great battles of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848-1849") (in Hungarian). Budapest: Zrínyi. ISBN 963-327-367-6. 
  • Az 1848–1849-es szabadságharc története ("The history of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848-1849) (in Hungarian). Budapest. ISBN 963-8218-20-7. 
  • Herman, Róbert. Az 1848–1849-es szabadságharc hadtörténete ("Military History of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848-1849") (in Hungarian). ISBN 963-9376-21-3.