Battle of Rauge

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Battle of Rauge
Part of the Great Northern War
Date4 September 1701 (O.S.)
5 September 1701 (Swedish calendar)
15 September 1701 (N.S,)
Location
Result Swedish victory
Belligerents
Naval Ensign of Sweden.svg Swedish Empire Russia Tsardom of Russia
Commanders and leaders
Wolmar Anton von Schlippenbach Boris Sheremetev
Strength
2,000 men[1] 7,000 men[1]
Casualties and losses
100 killed and wounded[1] at least 2,000 killed, wounded and captured[1]

The Battle of Rauge was a battle that took place on 15 September 1701 near Rõuge, Livonia during the Great Northern War in which the Swedes defeated the numerically superior Russians.

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