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French War of the Fourth Coalition


War Name : French War of the Fourth Coalition

Date(s) : 07 August 1806 - 09 July 1807

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars ,

Summary

Prussia had joined the Third coalition too lets to be an effective partner but was punished by Napoleon. This fomented unrest and a coalition against France was formed between three major power Russia, Prussia and Great Britain. Sweden and Saxony also joined the alliance. Napoleon's Jena-Auerst├Ądt campaong effectively removed Prussia from the war. France had a set back at Eylau but was victorious at Friedland. Peace treaties were signed with Russia [7 July 1807] and Prussia [9 July]. This left Britain as the only major Eurpoean power opposing Napoleon.

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