Napoleon and Metternich Meet at Dresden, 26 June 1813

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Harrison W. Mark
by Adolphe Thiers
published on 01 September 2023
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Famous meeting between French Emperor Napoleon I and Austrian diplomat Prince Klemens von Metternich at Dresden on 26 June 1813, to negotiate an end to the War of the Sixth Coalition. A heated argument broke out over Metternich's demands that Napoleon surrender most of his European conquests; shortly thereafter, Austria joined the Sixth Coalition against Napoleon.

Illistration from l'Histoire du Consulat et de l'Empire by Adolphe Thiers, 1879, provided by Fondo Antiguo de la Biblioteca de la Universidad de Sevilla, 2010.

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