Napoleonic Wars Timeline - Year
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February 7-8, 1807
Battle of Eylau. Draw.
March 2, 1807
U.S. Congress approves the
Abolition of the Slave Trade Act.
It will be in effect on January 1, 1808.
June 14, 1807
of Friedland. French victory.
July 4, 1807
is born at Nice, today's France.
The War of
the Fourth Coalition ends.
July 7 and 9, 1807
Treaties of Tilsit.
War of the Fourth Coalition
is over. It had begun on October 8, 1806.
Central Europe, August 6
August 9, 1807
The new French Defense Minister is
He succeeds Louis-Alexandre Berthier.
September 27, 1807
Second Battle of Copenhagen. Copenhagen and the Danish fleet
surrender after the city was bombarded by the British. This will
steer Russia to declare war on Britain.
The First Battle of Copenhagen, by the
way, had been fought on April 2, 1801.
October 27, 1807
Secret Treaty of Fontainebleau between Charles IV of Spain and
Napoleon I of France. Spain and France are now allies against
October 31, 1807
Russia declares war on Britain.
November 27, 1807
Portugal's royal family escapes to Brazil.
November 30, 1807
French General Andoche Junot enters Lisbon. The French will stay in
Portugal, with interruptions, until April 3, 1811.
December 17, 1807
Napoleon's Milan Decree, confirming the Continental System, set up
via Berlin Decree on November 21, 1806.