Solferino is a small town in the province of Mantua, Lombardy, northern Italy, approximately 10km south of Lake Garda. The Battle of Solferino in 1859 was fought during the Second Italian War of Independence.


Latitude: 45.368522792981
Longitude: 10.566830635071

Timeline of Events Associated with Solferino

Date Event Manage
24 Jun 1859

Battle of Solferino

Illustration of the Battle of SolferinoBattle of Solferino on 24 June 1859: On this date, the French defeat Austria at Solferino, forcing a full retreat of the Austrians from Lombardy in Northern Italy. Image: Luigi Norfini, Battaglia di San Martino (c. 1860s). This image is in the public domain in the United States because its copyright has expired.


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