Meeting of Nikolai II and President of France

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14. July 1908

On 12 July 1908 the emperor Nikolai II returned to Tallinn where he first examined the ships of the Baltic fleet, the restoration was just going on, as most of its ships had drowned in 1905.

On 14 July the negotiations between Armand Fallieres', President of France (on photo) and foreign minister Stephan Pichon started. The negotiations were held on Nikolai's ship "Standart".
The agreements for creating Antandi were achieved there, the consensus was found in everything according to the press. The meeting was observed by thousands of people from the coast.

Sources: Vene valitsejad: valitsejaportreed Eesti kunstikogudes.

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