Austerlitz 2012

207th anniversary




The major commemorative event dedicated to the napoleonic history in central Europe will be held in Austerlitz and at the Austerlitz battlefield on the 30th november – 2nd december 2012. soldes nike air max pas cher timberland discount The main points of program will be the saturday battle re-enactement under the Santon hill (14:00), with approx. adidas zx 850 adidas x 16.3 900 participants in uniforms, 60 horses and 15 cannons; the evening defile, parade and fireworks in Austerlitz (19:30); and the sunday act of piety at the Peace monument, the place of the hardest fight of the battle of Austerlitz (10:30).

At Austerlitz the Emperor of the French Napoleon I has decided within a few hours the out-come of the campaign of 1805 and the war of the 3rd coalition. adidas femme pas cher The defeated russian emperor Alexander I and his army have left the central Europe; the war between France and Russia would however continue untill 1807, the battle of Friedland and the Tilsit peace treaty. The austrian emperor Francis I has accepted the conditions of armistice signed on the 6th decem-ber 1805 at the Austerlitz castle and later also the conditions of the severe Presburg peace treaty signed on the 26th december. nike roshe run adidas gazelle The severity of these conditions and Napoleon's rising influence in Germany have led in three years to another conflict between Austria and France, the war of 1809, culminating in Moravia again, by the battle of Znaim. air jordan 14 retro chaussure nike pas cher The Napoleonic epopee continued by the russian campaign of 1812, the war of the 6th coalition in 1813-1814 and culminated by the battle of Waterloo.

The commemorative events are not any celebration of Napoleon or his victory, and by no me-ans any celebration of war or battle. adidas superstar soldes The international political and war events that, at their time, influenced Europe essentially, and divided it for a long time, are becoming ground for get-togetherness and common interest for many people from all around the world. nike internationalist The aim of the events is the commemoration and support of knowledge of the common european history.

The programs and detailed information on the event will be published at; the Project Austerlitz offers the possibility of presentation of partners and sponsors. adidas homme chaussure adidas femme The events are organized by the Project Austerlitz every year since 1998. There are five to ten thousand visitors to the main battle re-enactement every year; in 2005, the bicentenary of Austerlitz with 3500 „soldiers" from 24 countries, about 30 thousand people have come.