- Battle of Luchana
Infobox Military Conflict
conflict=Battle of Luchana
First Carlist War
date=December 23-24, 1836
place=Bilbao and vicinities
Infante Carlos of Spain
combatant2=Liberals ("Isabelinos" or "Cristinos") "supporting"
Isabella II of Spainand her regent mother Maria Christina
casualties2= |The Battle of Luchana ("Lutxana" in Basque) occurred at
Bilbaoand its vicinities during the night of December 23, 1836 and went on until December 24, 1836. The Carlistswere besieging Bilbao and controlled the water and land routes towards the city. The battle of Luchana took place in the district belonging to the parish of Deustoand the municipality of Desierto-Erandio, on the banks of the Asúa River, which empties into the Nerviónat the spot known as Luchana. The Carlists were defeated and the siege of Bilbao was lifted.
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