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Second Schleswig War
Part of the wars of German unification
800px-Dybbol Skanse
The Battle of Dybbøl
Date 1 February – 30 October 1864
Location Schleswig / Jutland
Result Decisive German victory
  • Treaty of Vienna
  • Denmark surrenders control over Schleswig, Holstein, Lauenburg, and the Danish West Indies to Prussia, Austria, and Sweden.
Flag of Prussia (1892-1918) Kingdom of Prussia

Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy Austrian Empire
Union Jack of Sweden and Norway (1844-1905) Sweden

Flag of Denmark Denmark
Commanders and leaders
Flag of Prussia (1892-1918) Helmuth von Moltke

Flag of Prussia (1892-1918) Friedrich Graf von Wrangel
Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy Wilhelm von Tegetthoff

Flag of Denmark Christian Julius de Meza

Flag of Denmark George Daniel Gerlach


220 guns

100+ guns
Casualties and losses
1,700+ killed, wounded, or captured 1,570+ killed, 700+ wounded, 3,550+ captured