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The French phrase républiques-sœurs (sister republics, sometimes also called daughter republics) refers to the satellite states established by France after 1795 following its victory over the powers of the First Coalition (including Austria, Prussia, Great Britain, and Spain) in Western and Southern Europe. These states were (1) an expression of the military expansion of the revolutionary French Republic after the Battle of Fleurus (June 26, …

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Wagner, Michael, “Républiques-sœurs”, in: Encyclopedia of Early Modern History Online, Editors of the English edition: Graeme Dunphy, Andrew Gow. Original German Edition: Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit. Im Auftrag des Kulturwissenschaftlichen Instituts (Essen) und in Verbindung mit den Fachherausgebern herausgegeben von Friedrich Jaeger. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH 2005–2012. Consulted online on 29 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2352-0272_emho_COM_027311>
First published online: 2015
First print edition: 20210601

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