Editors. "Austrians defeated at Magenta". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011; last revised 30 November -1.
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=18370, accessed 25 April 2015.]
At the Battle of Magenta in northern Italy, a joint French-Sardinian force defeats an Austrian army, freeing the city of Milan from Austrian control.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.