Treaty of Paris, 2008

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The Treaty of Paris, 2008, commonly referred to as the Eiffel Treaty (as it was signed and drafted on the grounds of the Eiffel Tower), officially ended the Second Napoleonic War and reinstated the constitution of the Fifth Republic. State representatives included Marshal Maxim Brusilov of the Eastern Union, and Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery of the Free Western Army. Général d'Armée Jean-Louis Georgelin acted as representative of France, as both Napoléon Bonaparte and Otto von Bismarck were MIA after the fall of Paris. In exchange for total surrender, the French military and Parliament remained intact, although subject to oversight by the occupying forces.

Article 6: Division of Powers

Europe as partitioned by the treaty.

Partly as a result of the damage done by the military campaign, the United Kingdom and the Eastern Union agreed to partition most of Europe into client states to aid the reconstruction process. The Balkans became subject to Union administration, while every other country excluding Iceland and Turkey was handed to Britain. France and Germany, being the chief belligerent parties, were subject to condominium. Greece, despite liberation by the Union, was also made a condominium, partly as a sign of goodwill to the Free Western allies.[1]


Due to a clerical error, the final draft of the treaty mistakenly granted the Eastern Union full sovereignty over Denmark, even though it had not been part of the Union prior to the outbreak of hostilities. When this was discovered, the treaty had already been signed, but Union officials organized a referendum offering the Danes the choice to secede. The majority voted to remain part of the Union. After a month of deliberation, Denmark was officially incorporated into the Union.

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