Napoleon annexes Oldenburg

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Historical Context Note

By annexing Oldenburg, Napoleon virtually alienates Tsar Alexander, since the heir apparent to that Duchy is his brother-in-law, and the annexation violates Treaty of Tilsit (July 1807)
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Editors. "Napoleon annexes Oldenburg". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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