Meeting of Napoleon and Alexander I at Tilsit, 25 June 1807

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Harrison W. Mark
by Adolphe Roehn
published on 24 July 2023
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Emperor Napoleon I of France (r. 1804-1814; 1815) meets with Tsar Alexander I of Russia (1801-1825) on a specially built raft in the middle of the Niemen River to discuss peace. It is one of the most iconic episodes of the Napoleonic Era.

Oil on canvas painting by Adolphe Roehn, Palace of Versailles.

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