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Napoleon

Treaties of Tilsit

Tuesday Jul 07, 1807
Tilsit (Present Day Sovetsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)

Moreover, Alexander's pretensions at friendship with Napoleon led the latter to seriously misjudge the true intentions of his Russian counterpart, who would violate numerous provisions of the treaty in the next few years. Despite these problems, the Treaties of Tilsit at last gave Napoleon a respite from war and allowed him to return to France, which he had not seen in over 300 days.


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