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Battle of Nevel
Part of the Livonian War
DateAugust 19, 1562
LocationNevel, in modern Russia
Result Polish victory
Belligerents
POL Przemysł II 1295 COA.svg Kingdom of Poland Coat of Arms of Russia 1577.png Tsardom of Russia
Commanders and leaders
POL COA Pierzchała.svg Stanisław Leśniowolski Andrey Kurbsky
Strength
2,300[1] 25,000[2]
Casualties and losses
very small 1,500 killed[3]

The Battle of Nevel was fought during the Livonian War between the Kingdom of Poland and the Tsardom of Russia in August 19, 1562. Polish forces under the command of Stanisław Leśniowolski defeated the Russian forces commanded by Andrey Kurbsky.[4][5][6]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Marek Plewczyński, Wojny i wojskowość polska w XVI wieku Tom II. Lata 1548-1575, Zabrze-Tarnowskie Góry 2012, Infort Editions, p 159, ISBN 978-83-89943-82-8
  2. "Marek Plewczyński p 159"
  3. Marek Plewczyński, Wojny i wojskowość polska w XVI wieku Tom II. Lata 1548-1575, Zabrze-Tarnowskie Góry 2012, Infort Editions, p 160, ISBN 978-83-89943-82-8
  4. Kronika polska, Tom 2, Marcin Bielski
  5. Herby rycerstwa polskiego, Bartosz Paprocki
  6. Dzieje w Koronie Polskiej od r. 1538 do r. 1572, Łukasz Górnicki

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