Battle of Freidland

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Historical Context Note

Bonaparte defeats Russian army Friedland (now Pravdinsk, Russia), southeast of Königsberg in East Prussia (now Kaliningrad, Russia). The French victory forced Alexander I of Russia to conclude peace at the Treaty of Tilsit.

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Citation:
Editors. "Battle of Freidland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=4410, accessed 27 August 2014.]


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  1. Napoleonic Wars: 1803-1815