Treaty of Aranjuez (1801)

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Treaty of Aranjuez (1801)
Treaty between Spain and France.
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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)

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.