Battle of Hegyes

Battle of Hegyes
Part of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848
Date14 July 1849
LocationHegyes, Bács-Bodrog County, Kingdom of Hungary
Result Hungarian victory

 Austrian Empire

Hungary Hungary
Commanders and leaders
 Josip Jelačić  Richard Debaufre Guyon
 Mór Perczel
c. 20,000–21,000 men
79 cannon
15,000 men
62 cannon
Casualties and losses
684 men 226 men

The Battle of Hegyes (now Mali Iđoš, Vojvodina, Serbia)[1] was a battle in the Hungarian Revolution of 1848, fought from 11 to 15 July 1849 between the Hungarian Revolutionary Army under the command of Richard Guyon and the Habsburg Corps under General Josip Jelačić in alliance with the Croatian and Serbian army. The battle was won by the Hungarians; it was the last Hungarian victory of the Hungarian Revolution of 1848.[2]



  1. "The history of the village". 12 January 2009. Retrieved 15 February 2015. On 14 July 1849 the Hungarian army fought its last victorious battle here under the command of General Richárd Guyon against the troops of general Jelačić
  2. Bálanky, József (2001). "A hegyesi csata. 1849. július 11-én" [Battle of Hegyes. 11 July 1849]. A magyar nemzet hadtörtenelme [Military History of Hungary]. Hungarian Electronic Library (in Hungarian). Arcanum Adatbázis. Retrieved 15 February 2015.
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