Napoleon Receiving the Keys to the
City of Vienna — November 13, 1805
War of the Third Coalition 1805
Also spelled the War of the 3rd
Coalition, this war was part of the
Some historians say the War
of the Third Coalition was fought 1805 - 1807, thus they include
what can be otherwise listed under the
the Fourth Coalition. Here, it is separate.
When Was the War of
the Third Coalition Fought?
The War of the Third
Coalition took place from September 23, 1805, until December 26,
Who Fought the War of
the Third Coalition?
the Third Coalition
(Britain, Russia, Sweden, Austria, and
Napoleon receives the keys to the city
of Vienna, November 13, 1805
Oil on canvas by Anne Louis Girodet,
Events Building up to the War of the Third Coalition
On August 25, 1805, Bavaria
concluded a treaty with France. As a result, Austria joined the
allies against France.
September 8, 1805 - Austria invades
Bavaria, a French ally
Major Battles and Events During the War of the Third Coalition
September 23, 1805 -
Napoleon declares war on Austria
September 25 - October 20, 1805 -
Battle of Ulm.
October 25, 1805 - France drives the
Austrian army from Munich
November 13, 1805 - French troops
enter Vienna, Austria
December 2, 1805 -
Battle of Austerlitz.
December 10, 1805 -
Treaty of Brünn,
between France and Bavaria. Bavaria was now a kingdom.
December 15, 1805 -
between France and Prussia. Some territories were shuffled around,
but the bottom line was that France gave Hanover to Prussia in order
to alienate Great Britain from Prussia.
December 26, 1805 -
Here is the map
the War of the Third Coalition 1805
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that were formed to fight against France.
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