Treaty of Basel 1795
The Treaty of Basel, or
Peace of Basel,
also called First
Treaty of Basel, was concluded on April 5, 1795, between the king of Prussia,
Prussia stuck to
the agreement of the Treaty of Basel until 1806,
when it joined the
The Break-Up of the
France took out the allies of the
First Coalition one by one.
By means of this
First Treaty of Basel,
a defeated Prussia ended its engagement in the
War of the First
Coalition and ceded the territory left of the Rhine River to France.
A few months later, on July 22, 1795,
the Second Treaty of Basel was
signed by Spain and France.
Two years later, on October 17, 1797,
another member of the First Coalition, Austria, caved in and signed
Treaty of Campo
Formio with France. This marked the end of the War of the
Napoleon won. The First Coalition lost.
The War of the First Coalition was a
chapter in the