Eckmühl (formerly known in English as Eggmuhl, in Bavaria officially as Eggmühl) is a village of Germany, in Bavaria, on the Große Laaber, 20 km S.E. of Regensburg. It is famous as the site of a battle fought on the 22 April 1809 during the War of the Fifth Coalition between the French, the Bavarians, the Württembergers under Napoleon, and the Austrians under the Archduke Charles, which resulted in the defeat of the latter. Napoleon, in recognition of Marshal Davout's great share in the victory, conferred on him the title of Prince of Eckmühl.
- Battle of Abensberg occurred April 20, 1809.
- Battle of Landshut occurred April 21, 1809.
- Battle of Eckmühl occurred 21–22 April 1809.
- Marshal Davout
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- Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Eckmühl". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
- Castle, Ian. Eggmuhl 1809: Storm Over Bavaria, Oxford, Osprey Publishing, 1998, ISBN 1-85532-708-2.
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