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Château de Malmaison

Château de Malmaison

September 4, 1805

On his way to Saint Cloud Napoleon visited the Empress Josephine at her palace, Malmaison.
Image Credit: Wabill, 2005

Château de Saint-Cloud

Château de Saint-Cloud

September 5, 1805

Located ten kilometers west of Paris on a site overlooking the Seine River, Saint-Cloud had been the site of the coup d'état that brought Napoleon to power in 1799. It subsequently became his preferred residence in Paris.
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Napoleon Received

Napoleon Received

October 1, 1805

On October 1 Napoleon was received by the Duke of Baden at his palace in Ettlingen.

Ludwigsburg Palace

Ludwigsburg Palace

October 2, 1805

At midnight on October 2 Napoleon was greeted by Friedrich, the Elector of Würtemburg, at his magnificent baroque palace in Ludwigsburg.
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Napoleon's Arrival

Napoleon's Arrival

October 2, 1805

Napoleon arrived in Ludwigsburg at midnight and was greeted by the Elector of Württemburg.
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Napoleon Attends the Opera at Ludwigsberg

Napoleon Attends the Opera at Ludwigsberg

October 4, 1805

"Napoleon attended a performance of the Mozart opera Don Giovanni. Napoleon, who had no appreciation of music, was 'monumentally bored'.” Claude Manceron, Austerlitz: The Story of a Battle (New York: Norton), 93.
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