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Napoleon Timeline - Isaac Johnson - 5th Period
By Isaac Johnson 5th Period
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Napoleon Bonaparte was born in Corsica
Napoleon graduates from Ecole Militaire with the rank of second lieutenant in the artillery.
For his brilliant tactical command at Toulon, Napoleon receives the new rank of brigadier general.
Royalist rising put down by Napoleon. Barras helps Napoleon win promotion to Commander of the Interior.
Directory Established on November 2nd, 1795.
Napoleon is given command of the French army in Italy
Napoleon returns to Paris as a hero.
Napoleon begins his Egyptian campaign with an army of 38,000
Under the command of Admiral Nelson, the British fleet destroys the French navy in the Battle of the Nile. Napoleon's army is cut off from supplies and communication.
Receiving news of turmoil in France, Napoleon relinquishes command in Egypt and returns to Paris, a so-called Coup d’état
Coup of Brumaire Napoleon overthrows the Directory.
Napoleon elected First Consul of the Consulate.
Concordat of 1801- Huge religious/social reform
Battle of Marengo: French victory over Austria
Treaty with Austria signed at Lunéville
Napoleon restructures French educational system.
Treaty of Amiens offered short peace between France and Britain
Napoleon sells the Louisiana territory to the U.S.A. to pay for war efforts.
Britain declares war on France
Introduction of Napoleonic Code.
Napoleon crowns himself Emperor, in the company of the Pope.
Battle of Trafalgar: Decisive British victory, Lord Nelson was killed however
Battle of Austerlitz: Decisive French Victory against the Third Coalition
Napoleon names his brother, Joseph Bonaparte, king of Naples, and appoints other family members to various other posts.
Prussia joins Britain and Russia against Napoleon.
The Berlin Decree, which initiated the Continental System was issued.
Treaty of Tilsit signed between Russia and France.
Public announcement of Napoleon's divorce from Joséphine.
Battle of Smolensk: A french "tactical victory", but scorched earth policy pretty much screwed them.
Napoleon arrives in Moscow to find the city abandoned and set alight by the inhabitants; retreating in the midst of a frigid winter, the army suffers great losses.
Beginning of the Great Retreat
Napoleon abdicates his rule and Louis XVIII, a Bourbon, is restored to the French throne
Napoleon is exiled to Elba
Napoleon escapes from Elba.
Napoleon arrives in Paris. Beginning of the Hundred Days
Battle of Waterloo #HoldTheGates Napoleon lost
Napoleon is exiled to Saint Helena Prison
Napoleon starts to win a long streak of battles Such as the Battle of Lodi (May 10) and Battle of Arcole (November 17th)
Napoleonic Era Begins
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