Siege of Philippsburg (1688)

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Siege of Philippsburg
Part of the Nine Years' War
Date 24 September 1688 – 29 October 1688
(1 month and 5 days)
Location Philippsburg, Holy Roman Empire,
(Present-day Germany)
Result French victory
Belligerents
 France  Holy Roman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Kingdom of France Louis, Grand Dauphin
Kingdom of France Duc de Duras
Kingdom of France Marquis de Vauban
Unknown
Strength
30,000 men 2,000 men
124 artillery pieces
Casualties and losses
Unknown 2,000 men,
124 artillery pieces
captured

The Siege of Philippsburg was a siege of the fortress of Philippsburg during the War of the League of Augsburg, it occurred between 27 September and 29 October 1688 and ended in a French victory over the Imperial garrison.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Ernest Lavisse, Louis XIV : histoire d'un grand règne, 1643-1715, Paris, Robert Laffont, 1908 (reissued. 1989), 1222 p. (ISBN 2221055020), p. 746

Coordinates: 49°14′13″N 8°27′17″E / 49.2370°N 8.4548°E / 49.2370; 8.4548