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This page is about the Battle of Elena of 1877; for other battles, see Battle of Helena (disambiguation).
Battle of Elena
Part of Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878)
DateJune 26, 1877
LocationElena, Bulgaria 42°56′0″N 25°53′0″E / 42.933333°N 25.883333°E / 42.933333; 25.883333
Result Ottoman Victory.
Belligerents
Flag of the Russian Empire (black-yellow-white).svg Russian Empire Flag of Turkey.svg Ottoman Empire
Commanders and leaders
Unknown Deli Fuat Pasha
Casualties and losses
1650 killed and wounded[1] 2000 killed and wounded[2]


The Battle of Elena was battle of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–1878. It was fought between the Ottoman Empire and Imperial Russia in 1877. The Ottoman forces were commanded by Deli Fuat Pasha.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. The Russo-Turkish War, Henry M. Hozier, page 763, 2001
  2. The Russo-Turkish War, Henry M. Hozier, page 763, 2001

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