Tilsit, Treaty of


Tilsit, Treaty of
   Bk Between Russia and Napoleon, 1807, 105; failure of, 106.

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  • Tilsit, Treaty of — (1807)    The peace ending the War of the Fourth Coalition. The French Emperor Napoleon I (see Bonaparte, Napoleon ) was at the zenith of his power following the French occupation of Prussia in October 1806 and the defeat of the Russians at… …   Encyclopedia of the Age of Imperialism, 1800–1914

  • treaty — /tree tee/, n., pl. treaties. 1. a formal agreement between two or more states in reference to peace, alliance, commerce, or other international relations. 2. the formal document embodying such an international agreement. 3. any agreement or… …   Universalium

  • Tilsit, Treaties of — (1807) Agreements that France signed separately with Russia and Prussia at Tilsit, northern Prussia (now Sovetsk, Russia). The treaties followed Napoleon s victories in the Napoleonic Wars and established his supremacy in western and central… …   Universalium

  • TILSIT —    (25), a manufacturing town of East Prussia, on the Memel or Niemen, 65 m. NE. of Königsberg; here was signed in 1807 a memorable treaty between Alexander I. of Russia and Napoleon, as the result of which Friedrich Wilhelm III. of Prussia was… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Treaties of Tilsit — The Treaties of Tilsit were two agreements signed by Napoleon I of France in the aftermath of his victory at Friedland in the town of Tilsit in July, 1807. The first was signed on July 7, between Tsar Alexander I of Russia and Napoleon I of… …   Wikipedia

  • Amritsar, Treaty of — ▪ United Kingdom India [1809]       (April 25, 1809), pact concluded between Charles T. Metcalfe (Metcalfe (of Fern Hill), Charles T(heophilus) Metcalfe, Baron, 2nd Baronet), representing the British East India Company, and Ranjit Singh, head of… …   Universalium

  • Act of Tilsit — The Act of Tilsit ( lt. Tilžės aktas) was an act, signed in Tilsit by 24 members of Prussian Lithuania National Council on November 30 1918.lt icon cite journal|title=Mažlietuvių apsisprendimo aktas| journal=Mokslas ir Gyvenimas| date=1998| first …   Wikipedia

  • Çanak, Treaty of — ▪ United Kingdom Ottoman Empire [1809] Çanak also spelled  Chanak,  also called  Treaty Of The Dardanelles        (Jan. 5, 1809), pact signed between the Ottoman Empire and Great Britain at Çanak (now Çanakkale, Tur.) that affirmed the principle… …   Universalium

  • Russia — /rush euh/, n. 1. Also called Russian Empire. Russian, Rossiya. a former empire in E Europe and N and W Asia: overthrown by the Russian Revolution 1917. Cap.: St. Petersburg (1703 1917). 2. See Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. 3. See Russian… …   Universalium

  • Lithuania Minor — ( lt. Mažoji Lietuva; de. Kleinlitauen; pl. Litwa Mniejsza; ru. Máлая Литвá) or Prussian Lithuania ( lt. Prūsų Lietuva; de. Preußisch Litauen, pl. Litwa Pruska) is a historical ethnographic region of Prussia, later East Prussia in Germany, where… …   Wikipedia