Between Napoleon and Tsar Alexander: The Polish Question at Tilsit, 1807

  title={Between Napoleon and Tsar Alexander: The Polish Question at Tilsit, 1807},
  author={Hubert Zawadzki},
  journal={Central Europe},
  pages={110 - 124}
Abstract The defeat of Prussia by Napoleon in 1806 and the resulting insurrection in Prussian Poland re-opened the complex ‘Polish Question’. The former Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth had been wiped off the map only eleven years earlier. The large size and the civic traditions of the Polish ‘political nation’ meant that the three partitioning powers (Austria, Prussia, Russia) were bound to be alarmed by the developments in Prussian Poland. Napoleon’s attitude to the Poles was cautious, but, as… Expand


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Abstract Literary scholars who have examined the reactions of Polish writers to the third and final partition of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth in 1795 have concluded that the dominant emotion ofExpand
He is the author of A Man of Honour: Adam Czartoryski as a Statesman of Russia and Poland
  • 2006
See the most recent work on this subject: Andrzej Nieuważny, My z Napoleonem
  • 1999
72: Tsar Alexander's note
    Comte d'Angeberg, Recueil
      On the Polish Question at the Congress of Vienna, see Zawadzki, Man of Honour
        Po delam fi nlandskim i polskim', 11/23 January 1811 in Sbornik istoricheskikh materialov, izvlechennykh iz Arkhiva Sobstvennoi Ego Imperatorskogo Velichestva Kantselarii
        • Speranskii's memorial of March 1811 in Russkaya Starina, 4
        Quoted from Alexander's declaration of 13 August 1814, to be conveyed by Karl von Nesselrode to all foreign governments. Shilder, Imperator Aleksandr, 3
          See all the notes in VPR
            Supplementary Despatches, Correspondence, and Memoranda of Field-Marshal Arthur Duke of Wellington