Battle of Dornach

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The Battle of Dornach was a battle fought on 22 July 1499 between the troops of Emperor Maximilian I and the Old Swiss Confederacy close to the Swiss village of Dornach.wikipedia
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Dornach

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The Battle of Dornach was a battle fought on 22 July 1499 between the troops of Emperor Maximilian I and the Old Swiss Confederacy close to the Swiss village of Dornach.
The site was the location of the decisive 1499 Battle of Dornach, which ended the Swabian War and effectively ensured the independence of the Old Swiss Confederacy from the Holy Roman Empire.

Swabian War

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The battle turned into a decisive defeat for Maximilian, and concluded the Swabian War between the Swiss and the Swabian League.
When his military high commander fell in the battle of Dornach, where the Swiss won a final decisive victory, Emperor Maximilian I had no choice but to agree to a peace treaty signed on September 22, 1499, in Basel.

Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor

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The Battle of Dornach was a battle fought on 22 July 1499 between the troops of Emperor Maximilian I and the Old Swiss Confederacy close to the Swiss village of Dornach.
The Swiss won a decisive victory against the Empire in the Battle of Dornach on 22 July 1499.

Treaty of Basel (1499)

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The Treaty of Basel of 22 September was the conclusion of the war.
The Treaty of Basel of 22 September 1499 was an armistice following the Battle of Dornach, concluding the Swabian War, fought between the Swabian League and the Old Swiss Confederacy.

Old Swiss Confederacy

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The Battle of Dornach was a battle fought on 22 July 1499 between the troops of Emperor Maximilian I and the Old Swiss Confederacy close to the Swiss village of Dornach.

Swabian League

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The battle turned into a decisive defeat for Maximilian, and concluded the Swabian War between the Swiss and the Swabian League.

Dorneck Castle

On 19 July, Imperial troops marching on Dorneck Castle were sighted, and Solothurn called Bern for help.

Solothurn

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On 19 July, Imperial troops marching on Dorneck Castle were sighted, and Solothurn called Bern for help.

Bern

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On 19 July, Imperial troops marching on Dorneck Castle were sighted, and Solothurn called Bern for help.

Zürich

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Bern sent 5000 troops, Zurich 400, and smaller contingents from Uri, Unterwalden and Zug also started to move to Dornach.

Canton of Uri

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Bern sent 5000 troops, Zurich 400, and smaller contingents from Uri, Unterwalden and Zug also started to move to Dornach.

Unterwalden

Canton of UnterwaldenUnterwald
Bern sent 5000 troops, Zurich 400, and smaller contingents from Uri, Unterwalden and Zug also started to move to Dornach.

Canton of Zug

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Bern sent 5000 troops, Zurich 400, and smaller contingents from Uri, Unterwalden and Zug also started to move to Dornach.

Lucerne

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On 20 July, 600 troops left Lucerne.

Überlingen

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When Maximilian in Überlingen heard about the lost battle, he was reportedly devastated by the news.

Holy Roman Empire

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The battle of Dornach was the last armed conflict between the Swiss and any member state of the Holy Roman Empire.

Imperial ban

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It was a strategic victory for the Swiss Confederacy, revoking the imperial ban against the Swiss cantons, legalising the alliance of the League of the Ten Jurisdictions with the Confederates and placing the Thurgau under Swiss jurisdiction.

League of the Ten Jurisdictions

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It was a strategic victory for the Swiss Confederacy, revoking the imperial ban against the Swiss cantons, legalising the alliance of the League of the Ten Jurisdictions with the Confederates and placing the Thurgau under Swiss jurisdiction.

Canton of Thurgau

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It was a strategic victory for the Swiss Confederacy, revoking the imperial ban against the Swiss cantons, legalising the alliance of the League of the Ten Jurisdictions with the Confederates and placing the Thurgau under Swiss jurisdiction.

Sigmund von Riezler

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*Riezler, S.: Die Grafen von Fürstenberg im Schweizerkriege 1499; Tübingen, 1883.

Tübingen

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*Riezler, S.: Die Grafen von Fürstenberg im Schweizerkriege 1499; Tübingen, 1883.

Canton of Grisons

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The Habsburgs were defeated at Calven Gorge and Dornach, helping the Swiss Confederation and the allied leagues of the canton of Grisons to be recognised.

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