- Battles of Bergisel
Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battles of Bergisel
War of the Fifth Coalition
caption=Statue of Andreas Hofer near Bergisel in Innsbruck.
12 April– 1 November 1809
Bergisel, south of Innsbruck, Austria
Kingdom of Bavaria
First French Empire
commander2=flagicon|Bavaria|striped General Deroy
flagicon|France Marshal Lefebvre
strength2=5,000 (later 15,000)
notes=The so called Battles of Bergisel were 4 battles between
Napoleon's and Bavarian forces against Tyrolean militiamen and a few Austrian soldiers at the Bergiselhill near Innsbruck. They occurred time between 12 Apriland 1 November 1809.
The Tyrolean forces, loyal to Austria, were led by
Andreas Hofer, Josef Speckbacher, Peter Mayrand Capuchin father Jochim Haspinger. The first battles were won by the local Tyrolean forces, but they lost the last battle.
Andreas Hofer was arrested after a betrayal on
28 January 1810and was shot on 20 February 1810in Mantuain Italy.
* [http://www.riesenrundgemaelde.at/e/bild/bildmov1.htm Battle of Bergisel cyclorama]
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