Battle of Lize

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Battle of Lize
Part of Warring States period
Date478 BC
Location
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Result Yue victory
Belligerents
Wu Yue
Commanders and leaders
Fu Chai Gou Jian
Strength
50,000 50,000
Casualties and losses
30,000-45,000 1,000-10,000

The Battle of Lize (笠泽之战) was fought between the states of Wu and Yue in the Warring States period of Chinese history. In 478 BC, Yue attacked Wu and defeated Wu's army.

After this battle, Wu lost much of its power while Yue gained much territory, reversing the strength of the two states.

Coordinates: 30°53′59″N 120°57′11″E / 30.8997°N 120.953°E / 30.8997; 120.953