Battle of Ölper (1761)

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Battle of Ölper
Part of the Seven Years' War
Date13 October 1761
LocationÖlper (now in Brunswick)
Result Brunswick victory
Belligerents
Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel France and
Electorate of Saxony
Commanders and leaders
Frederick Augustus, Prince of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel-Oels Brigadier Valton
Strength
ca.1700
Casualties and losses
4 officers and 145 NCOs and other ranks 52 officers and 430 NCOs and other ranks (captured)

The Battle of Ölper was a battle at Ölper, now a district of Brunswick, on 13 October 1761. It occurred between a Franco-Saxon force and a Brunswick-Hanoverian force, lasted long into the night and ended in a Brunswickian victory. It was part of the Seven Years' War.