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The Battle of Alexandria, also known as the Battle of Canope, was a battle fought on March 21, 1801 between the Armée d'Orient under General Menou and the British expeditionary corps under Ralph Abercromby, taking place near the ruins of Nicopolis, on the narrow spit of land between the sea and Lake Abukir, along which the British troops had advanced towards Alexandria after the actions of Abukir on 8 March and Mandora on 13 March.

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  • The Battle of Alexandria, also known as the Battle of Canope, was a battle fought on March 21, 1801 between the Armée d'Orient under General Menou and the British expeditionary corps under Ralph Abercromby, taking place near the ruins of Nicopolis, on the narrow spit of land between the sea and Lake Abukir, along which the British troops had advanced towards Alexandria after the actions of Abukir on 8 March and Mandora on 13 March.
  • The Battle of Alexandria, or Battle of Canope, was fought on 21 March 1801 between the army of Napoleon's French First Republic under General Jacques-François Menou and the British expeditionary corps under Sir Ralph Abercromby. The battle took place near the ruins of Nicopolis, on the narrow spit of land between the sea and Lake Abukir, along which the British troops had advanced towards Alexandria after the actions of Abukir on 8 March and Mandora on 13 March. The fighting was parts of the French campaign in Egypt and Syria against the Ottoman Empire, which began in 1798.
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  • The Battle of Alexandria, also known as the Battle of Canope, was a battle fought on March 21, 1801 between the Armée d'Orient under General Menou and the British expeditionary corps under Ralph Abercromby, taking place near the ruins of Nicopolis, on the narrow spit of land between the sea and Lake Abukir, along which the British troops had advanced towards Alexandria after the actions of Abukir on 8 March and Mandora on 13 March.
  • The Battle of Alexandria, or Battle of Canope, was fought on 21 March 1801 between the army of Napoleon's French First Republic under General Jacques-François Menou and the British expeditionary corps under Sir Ralph Abercromby. The battle took place near the ruins of Nicopolis, on the narrow spit of land between the sea and Lake Abukir, along which the British troops had advanced towards Alexandria after the actions of Abukir on 8 March and Mandora on 13 March. The fighting was parts of the French campaign in Egypt and Syria against the Ottoman Empire, which began in 1798.
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  • 2,300 killed or wounded
  • 2,300 killed, wounded and missing
  • 1,468 killed, wounded and missing
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  • French Republic
  • United Kingdom
  • Great Britain
  • French First Republic
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
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  • British victory
  • Decisive British victory
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  • 200 cavalry
  • 1,380 cavalry
  • 14,000 infantry
  • 46 cannons
  • 8,330 infantry
  • 14,200
  • 9,710
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