History of Italy

Satellite States
Grand Duchy/Kingdom of Etruria, -1808

On October 7th 1800 Napoleon signed a treaty with Spain (an ally since 1795) according to which Spain ceded Louisiana and the Duchy of Parma to France, in return for Etruria, which was made a kingdom for the daughter of Charles IV. of Spain. In 1801, by the Treaty of Florence, Etruria annexed the Stato dei Presidii (hitherto part of the Kingdom of Two Sicilies.
In 1808 the Kingdom of Etruria was annexed to the French Empire.

DOCUMENTS Medal : Reunion de l"Etrurie a l'empire, 1808, from Laskey's Napoleonic Medals, and from Napoleonic Medals : The Spanish Campaign, by Fortiter, scroll down
Etrurie, from Annuaire 1789-1815, in French
From the 16th century to Napoleon, from Tuscan Archipelago
REFERENCE History of Italian Regions : Tuscany, from History Book Reviews

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