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Bombardment of Paris
Bombardment of Paris
Bombardment of Paris
Franco-Prussian War 1870/71.
Bombardment of Paris, end of December
1870 until surrender on 28.1.1871.

“Bombardment of Paris”.

Lithograph, coloured, Stuttgart
Le siege de Paris (1870–1871)
Gloria Victis
The Defense of Paris
Entry of the German troops into Paris on 1 March 1871
Kaiser Wilhelm I with retinue at the Arc de Triomphe
Napoleon III and Bismarck after the Battle of Sedan
1870/71 Franco-Prussian War
19th July 2020 - before 150th anniversary
France declares war on Prussia

On the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Franco-German War, we look back at that war and and its legacy.
France's defeat caused a deep trauma in the country, marking the end of French hegemony in continental Europe and resulted in the creation of a unified and militarized Germany.

Among the most important actors in this conflict were
Chancellor of the Reich OTTO VON BISMARCK,
Emperor WILLIAM I of Prussia,
the Chief of General Staff HELMUT VON MOLTKE
General Field Marshall ALBRECHT COUNT VON ROON

more dossiers:
1871 Proclamation of the German Empire
1871 Paris Commune
German-French relations
FRANCE - countries portrait
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