Treaty of Aranjuez (1801)

1801 treaty between France and Spain

The Treaty of Aranjuez (1801) was signed on 21 March 1801 by France and Spain. It confirmed the terms of the secret Third Treaty of San Ildefonso dated 1 October 1800. That treaty said Spain would give its North American colony of Spanish Louisiana for territories in Tuscany.

Treaty of Aranjuez (1801)
Treaty between Spain and France.
Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord.PNG
Talleyrand; a versatile and subtle diplomatist, the Treaty was one part of a complex series of interlocking agreements
ContextConfirmation of the Third Treaty of San Ildefonso; Spain agrees to transfer Spanish Louisiana to France for territories in Italy.
Signed21 March 1801 (1801-03-21)
LocationAranjuez
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