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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.

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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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 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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