Treaty of Fredrikshamn

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Treaty of Fredrikshamn
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Signed17 September 1809 (1809-09-17)
LocationFredrikshamn, Russia
Map showing territory changes at the end of the Finnish War. Modern country boundaries are indicated by dotted red lines.

The Treaty of Fredrikshamn (

Kurt von Stedingk (former Swedish ambassador to Petersburg) and Colonel Anders Fredrik Skjöldebrand.[1]

In the treaty, Sweden ceded Finnish territories to Russia.[2]


According to the treaty Sweden ceded parts of the provinces


A reference to

who had granted the original promise.

During the negotiations, Swedish representatives had namely endeavoured to escape the loss of the Åland islands, "the fore-posts of Stockholm," as

Napoleon's invasion of Russia



  • Похлебкин В.В. (1995) Внешняя политика Руси, России и СССР за 1000 лет в именах, датах, фактах: Справочник, М.: Междунар. отношения –
Pokhlebkin, V.V. (1995) Foreign policy of Russia, Russia and the USSR in 1000 years: the names, the dates, the facts: a reference book, Moscow : International Relations, (in Russian)

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