Treaty of Campo Formio 1797
On October 17, 1797, the Treaty of Campo Formio, or
Peace of Campo Formio,
was signed at what's today Campoformido, Udine, Italy.
Here is the map location of Campoformido
(see little red pin in north east Italy)
Campoformido, Udine, Italy
The Treaty of Campo Formio was signed
by the defeated Austrians and by victorious France. It confirmed
Treaty of Leoben.
What Was Agreed Upon?
forced to agree to the French possession of the Austrian Netherlands
(approx. today's Belgium and Luxembourg,) the extension
of the French eastern frontier to the Rhine, and the transformation
of northern Italy into a French dependency, i.e. the new
and the new
What Was the Significance of the Treaty of
The Treaty of Campo Formio concluded the
War of the First
Here is more about the
The War of the First Coalition was a
chapter in the
French Revolutionary Wars.
Austria's emperor at the time was
Austria's Foreign Minister at the time was
Of course, having had to accept such harsh
conditions didn't boost Thugut's popularity. However, Thugut told
his Emperor that he regarded
Campo Formio simply as a truce and that he was ready to resume war against
France as soon as possible.
And here is the map
Europe after the Peace of Basel (1795)
Campo Formio (1797)
Timeline of the French Revolutionary