Battle of Kempen
Merian engraving of the "Schlacht auf der Kempener Heide"
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.