Congress of Vienna
The Congress of Vienna was instigated by Napoleon to settle the state of affairs in Europe, to redraw the borders of affected nations and to otherwise bring a peace to the continent, further consolidating his power. The Congress of Vienna saw a dramatic reshaping of European borders and the creation of new countries. Scholars agree that Napoleon, through the instigation of the Congress of Vienna, became the father of contemporary Europe.
- Prussia lost all territory gained from the second partition of the Republic of the Two Crowns
- Austro-Dalmatia was forced to return Galicia to the Republic of the Two Crowns.
- Royal Hungary became a semi-independent French protectorate after nearly 50 years under the rule of Austro-Dalmatia.
- Prussia was forced to return Silesia and Lusatia to Bohemia.
- East Frisia and Saterland were given to the Batavian Kingdom.
Russia refused to participate in the Congress, despite Napoleon's threat of invasion, which he never made good upon.
Scholars can trace modern political postures between Prussia, the RTC and Russia to the Congress. It is also suggested that had the RTC not chosen Napoleon to suceed August as King, the RTC would most likely have been partitioned between Austro-Dalmatia, Prussia and Russia and disappeared from all maps, if not permanently for the better part of the 19th Century.