Battle of Langensalza (1761)

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Battle of Langensalza
Part of the Seven Years' War
Date 15 February 1761
Location Langensalza, Germany
Result Prussian–Hanoverian victory
Belligerents
 Prussia
 Hanover
 France
 Saxony
Commanders and leaders
Kingdom of Prussia Friedrich Wilhelm von Syburg
Province of Hanover Friedrich von Spörcken
Kingdom of France Jacques Philippe de Choiseul-Stainville
Electorate of Saxony Friedrich Christoph zu Solms-Wildenfels

The Battle of Langensalza (10 February 1761) was an engagement between French forces and allied Prussian and Hanoverian forces during the Seven Years' War. It was fought near Langensalza in what is now eastern Germany. An allied advance surprised the French, resulting in the capture of 2,000 French soldiers.

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Coordinates: 51°06′29″N 10°38′48″E / 51.1080°N 10.6468°E / 51.1080; 10.6468