Napoleon Enters Berlin — October 27,
War of the Fourth Coalition
Also spelled the War of the
4th Coalition, this war was part of the
Some historians say the
of the Third Coalition was fought 1805 - 1807, thus
including what is listed here under
War of the Fourth Coalition.
Check here for the seven
that were formed to fight revolutionary France.
Who Fought the War of the Fourth Coalition?
The members of the Fourth Coalition
were Britain, Russia, Austria, Prussia, Saxony, and Sweden.
Entry of Napoleon in
Berlin, October 27, 1806, the Emperor followed by his
General Staff, passing the Royal Opera and St. Hedwig's
By Benjamin Zix, before
When Did the War of
the Fourth Coalition Begin? When Did it End?
The War of the Fourth
Coalition begun on October 8, 1806, and ended with the
Treaty of Tilsit on July
The War of the Fourth
On December 26, 1805, the War of the
Third Coalition had been concluded with the
On August 6, 1806, Emperor Francis II
gave up his title as Holy Roman Emperor. He remained the Emperor of
Austria, the King of Hungary, and the King of Bohemia.
On September 25, 1806, Prussia sends
an ultimatum to France. The Prussians demand, among other things,
that all French troops east of the Rhine River
had to be withdrawn immediately. An answer was expected by October 8, 1806, or else.
This ultimatum reaches Paris on
October 1, 1806.
Napoleon, who had left Paris on
September 25, 1806, to join his army in Bavaria, received this
ultimatum on October 7, 1806.
Events of the War of the Fourth Coalition
October 8, 1806 - Prussia's ultimatum
expires. French and Prussian troops clash at
October 9, 1806 -
Battle of Schleiz
October 10, 1806 -
Battle of Saalfeld
October 14, 1806 -
Battle of Jena-Auerstädt.
And here is Saalburg, Schleiz, Saalfeld, Jena, and Auerstaedt on a
Battle Locations at the Beginning of the War
of the Fourth Coalition
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November 6, 1806 -
Battle of Lubeck (Lübeck).
February 7-8, 1807 -
Battle of Eylau. Draw.
June 14, 1807 -
of Friedland. French victory.
July 7 and 9, 1807 -
Treaties of Tilsit
Here is the map
Central Europe, August 6
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