Pressburg, Treaty of, December 26, 1805, a peace treaty between France and Austria. It was signed at Pressburg (or Pozsony), Hungary (now Bratislava, Slovakia), following the victory of Emperor Napoleon I at the Battle of Austerlitz. Austria recognized the previous French annexations of Piedmont and Parma in western Italy. The Austrians ceded Venetia, Dalmatia, and Istria to the kingdom of Italy (whose king was Napoleon) and the Tyrol to Bavaria. Other German states allied to Napoleon received some territory. As partial compensation, Austria was allowed to annex the electorate of Salzburg.
England's first known inhabitants were cave dwellers who hunted and fished and lived under Stone Age conditions until after 2000 B.C.
The control of Jerusalem and conflicts between Islam and the Western world may read like topics from today's headlines. But they were also at the heart of the Crusades.