Unformatted text preview: d his people. Tsar repudiated Continental System now. Nepoleon embarked on the maddest and most ruinous of his adventures in June 1812. Nepoleon reached Moscow but due to shortage of food Nepoleon had to retreat and on the way back the French armies suffered miserably. This disastrous retreat from Moscow demoralized French army and lowered Nepoleon’s prestige in Europe and also encouraged Prussians to rise against Nepoleon.
The Fourth Coalition (1813)
Great Britain was joined by Russia and Prussia to fight against France. Austria also joined later. Allied Invasion of France (1814)
The allied armies marched from all sides upon France, Paris surrendered in March 1814. Nepoleon abdicated and retired to Elba.
Treaty of Paris (1814)
It was a liberal treaty imposed on France resulted in restoring monarchy in France, Louis XVIII.
The Congress of Vienna While the European diplomats were in session for the purpose of redrawing the political amp of Europe at Vienna, Nepoleon escaped from Elba and reached at Paris and became once again Emperor of France. Battle of Waterloo (1815)
The allies who has assembled in Vienna got ready to fight the final battle against Nepoleon in June 1815 at Waterloo. Nepoleon was completely defeated at Waterloo and he was exiled to St. Helena, where he died in 1821.
Second Treaty of Paris 1815
A heavy indemnity was imposed on France. The Growth of Democracy After the fall of Napoleon, the leaders of five countries, Prussia, Russia, Austria, Br...
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