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French War of the First Coalition

War Name : French War of the First Coalition

Date(s) : 1792 - 1798

Part of : The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars ,


Attacks on France by Prussians and Austrians in support of the ancien régime were replused. The French then went on the attack. One by one signatories to the coalition against France were forced to make peace. The last was Austria who in the treaty of Campo Formio, ceded the Austrian Netherlands to France. This period saw Napoleon begin his rise as a military commander.

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