- Battle of Velletri (1744)
Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Velletri
caption="Triumph of Charles III at the Battle of Velletri" by
Francesco Solimena. Oil on canvas, 1744.
War of the Austrian Succession
August 12, 1744
Kingdom of Naples
commander1=Carlos de Borbon [Levillain, p. 1178]
Comte de Gages
commander2=Prince of Lobkowicz
The Battle of Velletri occurred
August 12, 1744in the War of the Austrian Succession, between Austriaand the Spanish-aligned Kingdom of Naples, defended by Spanish troops. After seizing Velletriin a nighttime attack and capturing much of King Charles' royal entourage, the Austrian army joined battle with Charles' Spanish armyoutside the city.
Act 3 of the opera
La forza del destinoby Giuseppe Verdiis set during the Battle of Velletri.
last = Levillain
first = Philippe
publication-date = 2002
title = The Papacy: An Encyclopedia
isbn = 0415922305
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