Franco-prussian war of 1870 and the paris commune the spark for the war between prussia and france was the candidature of leopold of hohenzollern to be king of spain after the deposition of isabella ii. The franco-prussian war or franco-german war (german language: deutsch–französischer krieg ), often referred to in france as the war of 1870 [page needed ] (19 july 1870 – 10 may 1871), was a significant conflict pitting the second french empire against the kingdom of prussia and its allies in. Commune of paris, insurrectionary governments in paris formed during (1792) the french revolution and at the end (1871) of the franco-prussian war in the french revolution , the revolutionary commune, representing urban workers, tradespeople, and radical bourgeois, engineered the storming of the tuileries and the arrest of the king. A french victory in the franco-prussian war would have a massive impact on subsequent world history iotl (in our time line), the next several decades saw europe dominated by a united germany ittl (in this time line), france might have reasserted its role in europe's strongest power.
(1) the franco-prussian conflict did not officially commence until july 19, 1870 in the course of its first weeks it produced a series of demoralizing defeats for the french the army of napoleon iii went to war ill-equipped, badly led, trained and organized, and with inferior numbers. This schism in the french social order became particularly pronounced after the 1870 withdrawal of the french military garrison protecting the vatican in rome to the front of the franco-prussian war by napoleon iii, the secular uprising of the paris commune of 1870-1871, and the subsequent 1871 defeat of france in the franco-prussian war. The franco-prussian war or franco-german war,1870–71, conflict between france and prussia that signaled the rise of german military power and imperialism it was provoked by otto von bismarck (the prussian chancellor) as part of his plan to create a unified german empire. Provided france does not do this, then the prussian-led north german confederation is on its own against france germany is not united, and the war is basically prussia against france, not the whole of germany against france.
The humiliating defeat of louis napoleon’s second empire of france is made complete on may 10, 1871, when the treaty of frankfurt am main is signed, ending the franco-prussian war and marking. The france-russian alliance, signed at the moment of german defeat, is going to make britain think that its dealing with the rising powers of france and russia, both colonial rivals, and see germany, the defeated power, as the ally britain needs to counter the franco-russian alliance. Within a matter of weeks of fighting in alsace-lorraine, france lost this franco-prussian war alsace-lorraine was transferred to germany in the peace settlement, allowing prussia to declare the german empire, or second reich, on january 21, 1871.
The consequences of the franco-prussian war proved very significant in the history of germany, france and italy they were disastrous for napoleon iii and the second napoleonic empire, but on the other hand, they proved highly encouraging to italy and germany. 1870-71 - franco-prussian war - in july 1870, france declared war on prussia in part over a disagreement about a prussian prince accepting the crown of spain by september 1870, a french army had been defeated, emperor napoleon iii captured at sedan, france declared a republic, and paris under siege. A brief history of the franco prussian war both napoleon iii and bismarck needed a war for political reasons the war that started in 1870 could have started anytime after the prussian victory against austria in 1866 since the defeat of 1815, france had become a subordinate power in europe the french hoped that louis-napoleon. Because of its ancient german associations and because of its large german-speaking population, alsace-lorraine was incorporated into the german empire after france’s defeat in the franco-german war (1870–71) the loss of alsace-lorraine was a major cause of anti-german feeling in france in the period from 1871 to 1914. Napoleon iii, the nephew of napoleon i, was emperor of france from 1852 to 1870 his downfall came during the franco-prussian war, when his efforts to defeat otto von bismarck ended in his capture.
Germany takes alsace lorraine from france following the franco-prussian war it was a humiliating defeat for france, with heavy reparations however, france repaid these sooner than germany had anticipated, and had a prosperous end of the century. French–german (franco-german) enmity (french: rivalité franco-allemande german: deutsch–französische erbfeindschaft) was the idea of unavoidably hostile relations and mutual revanchism between germans and french people that arose in the 16th century and became popular with the franco–prussian war of 1870–1871. Between the franco-prussian war and the first world war, france and germany had an augmenting, or, more exactly, a continuing relationship stemming from before their first war.
1871 - following the defeat of france in the franco-prussian war, germany is unified as an imperial federation of states, led by the king of prussia (kaiser wilhelm i) this spurs a new era of population growth and rapid industrialization. The central message of cahen's story—and of all heroine stories from the franco-prussian war—was that through her actions, french civilization had triumphed over german barbarism and thus, despite its military defeat, france had achieved a moral victory in the war. The franco-prussian war and its aftermath in french art the turmoil of 1870–1871—the franco-prussian war, the siege of paris, and the commune—upended the lives of many french artists.
Russia's major opponents in the crimean war included all of the following except austria the revolution of 1830 in france had all of the following effects except as a consequence of her defeat in the franco-prussian war, france had to a and c (pay an indemnity to prussia of five billion francs, give the provinces of alsace and. The franco - prussian war july: bismarck used the outburst of patriotism caused by the war to complete german unity as the southern states joined the war against france most of europe expected the french to win however reasons for the defeat of france. The franco-prussian war 1870-71 was one of the most significant wars of the nineteenth century it changed the balance of power in europe and resulted in the relative decline of france and confirmed the rise of a united germany as the major power on the continent.