Battle of Toropets

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Battle of Toropets
Part of the Livonian War
Date September 20, 1580
Location Toropets, (Russia)
Result Polish–Lithuanian victory
Belligerents
Herb Rzeczypospolitej Obojga Narodow.svg Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Russia 1577.png Tsardom of Russia
Commanders and leaders
Janusz Zbaraski Dimitrij Cheremisov (POW)
Grigorij Nashchokin (POW)
Strength
2,600 men[1] 4,000 men[2]
Casualties and losses
very few 300-500 killed
200 captured[3]

The Battle of Toropets was fought during the Livonian War, between Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Tsardom of Russia in September 20, 1580. Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth forces under the command of Janusz Zbaraski defeated the Russian forces commanded by Dimitrij Cheremisov and Grigorij Nashchokin.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Marek Plewczyński (2013). p. 179
  2. ^ Marek Plewczyński (2013). p. 180
  3. ^ Marek Plewczyński (2013). p. 182

References[edit]

  • Kupisz, Dariusz. Psków 1581-1582, Bellona, (2006). ISBN 83-11-10567-7.
  • Plewczyński, Marek. Wojny i wojskowość polska w XVI wieku Tom III. Lata 1576-1599. Infort Editions, (2013). ISBN 978-83-64023-10-1