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Siege of Pizzighettone
Part of the War of the Polish Succession

An Italian military map depicting Pizzighettone and Gera, 1733
Date11 November – 9 December 1733
Location
near Pizzighettone, then in the Duchy of Milan, present-day Italy
Result Franco-Sardinian victory
Belligerents
 Kingdom of France
Kingdom of Sardinia Kingdom of Sardinia
Austria
Commanders and leaders
Duke of Villars Graf Livingstein
Strength
15,000 infantry
4,000 cavalry
3,700 men

The siege of Pizzighettone was the first major military engagement of the northern Italian campaigns of the War of the Polish Succession.

Troops from France and the Kingdom of Sardinia began blockading the Habsburg Milanese fortress at Pizzighettone on 11 November 1733, commencing siege operations on 15 November. On 30 November the commander of the Austrian garrison negotiated a capitulation in which he promised to withdraw toward Mantua on 9 December if no relief arrived. As no reinforcements appeared by that time, the fortress' garrison withdrew with full honors on 9 December.

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