Thirty Years War

Battle of Kempen
Merian engraving of the "Schlacht auf der Kempener Heide" ©Image Attribution forthcoming. Image belongs to the respective owner(s).
1642 Jan 17

Battle of Kempen

Kempen, Germany

The Battle of Kempen was a battle during the Thirty Years' War in Kempen, Westphalia on 17 January 1642. It resulted in the victory of a French-Weimar-Hessian army under the French Comte de Guébriant and the Hessian Generalleutnant Kaspar Graf von Eberstein against the Imperial Army under General Guillaume de Lamboy, who was captured.


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