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Napoleonic Timeline: 1801

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Napoleon Bonaparte in 1801
Napoleon Bonaparte in 1801
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5 January 1801 – A hundred and thirty Jacobins, alleged accomplices of the attack staged on rue Saint-Nicaise, are deported to the Seychelles without judgment. –  7 January 1801 – Beginning of the trial of the authors of the attack. Fifty-two citizens are put under surveillance; they are forbidden to reside in the Seine and the neighbouring departments. –  9 January 1801 – Several death sentences are passed: Demerville, Arena, Ceracchi and Topino-Lebrun. –  11 January 1801 – Execution of Chevalier. –  15 January 1801 – In Treviso, an armistice is signed between French and Austrian armies. –  18 January 1801 – Carbon, royalist agent and one of the main instigators of the attack of rue Saint-Nicaise, is arrested. –  20 January 1801 – Execution of Metge and two of his friends. –  28 January 1801 – Arrest of the royalist Saint-Réjant. –  30 January 1801 – Execution of Ceracchi, Arena, Dermerville and Topino-Lebrun.

6 February 1801 – In Foligno, an armistice is signed between Joachim Murat and the King of Naples. Napoleon Bonaparte limits the number of foundings that the government will support to thirty thousand. Cancellation of assistance to single mothers. –  7 February 1801 – Seditious gatherings, rebellions, assassinations and robberies become liable to be reported to special courts which have neither jury nor appeal or reversal of judgment. –  9 February 1801 – Peace between France and Austria is signed at Lunéville. –  27 February 1801 – Napoleon Bonaparte writes to the Tsar Paul I for denouncing the arrogance and insolence of the British.

4 March 1801 – Beginning of Thomas Jefferson's presidency in the new capital of the United States of America: Washington. –  6 March 1801 – Negotiations start with Russia. –  8 March 1801 – The four departments of the left bank of the Rhine are reunited with France. –  14 March 1801 – Resignation of William Pitt "the Younger"; Henry Addington succeeds him as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom. –  18 March 1801 – In Florence , Tuscany: peace is signed between France and the Kingdom of Naples. –  21 March 1801 – Reuniting of the Duchy of Parma with France. The Treaty of Aranjuez is signed on between France and Spain; it confirms the terms presented in the secret treaty of San Ildefonso. –  23 March 1801 – Paul I is assassinated; his son Alexander I succeeds him. –  28 March 1801 – Establishment of a commission in charge of drafting the criminal code. –  29 March 1801 – Signing of a treaty with the Kingdom of Naples; its ports are forbidden to the British.

1st April 1801 – In Paris: opening of the trial of Carbon and Saint-Réjant. –  2 April 1801 – A British fleet under Admiral Hyde Parker bombards Copenhagen PICTURE; Horatio Nelson "turns a blind eye" in order not to see Parker's signal to cease fire. –  21 April 1801 – Carbon and Saint-Réjant are guillotined.

8 May 1801 – At Saint-Domingue (Santo-Domingo), Toussaint Louverture promulgates a constitution. –  12 May 1801 – In Paris: preliminary conference on the Concordat with Monsignore Giuseppe Spina. –  13 May 1801 – Breaking up of the Cisalpine Republic into twelve departments. –  20 May 1801 – Beginning of the "War of the Oranges" between Spain and Portugal. –  28 May 1801 – Peace is signed between England and Denmark.

3 June 1801 – Napoleon and Joséphine entertain the sovereigns of Etrurian Kingdom at Malmaison PICTURE. –  6 June 1801 – Spain and Portugal sign the Treaty of Badajoz that ends the "War of the Oranges". –  17 June 1801 – Peace is signed between England and Russia. –  21 June 1801 – Arrival of the cardinal-Secretary of State Ercole Consalvi in Paris; he is vested with full powers for signing the Concordat. –  22 June 1801 – Creation of sixty mercantile brokers with the Paris Stock Exchange. –  27 June 1801 – The French army leaves Cairo.

12 July 1801 – Joseph Bonaparte is given charge of negotiating and signing a Concordat. –  15 July 1801 – The Concordat is signed PICTURE. –  19 July 1801 – The play of the water fountains restarts in Versailles. –  23 July 1801 – Louis Ripault, librarian of the First Consul, submits an analysis of the contents of the newspapers to him every day. Beginning of the discussion of the Civil Code in the Council of State. –  31 July 1801 – Organization of the national gendarmerie.

3rd August 1801 – Establishment of a commission in charge of drafting the commercial code. –  5 August 1801 – Horatio Nelson attacks on Boulogne but fails. –  6 August 1801 – Journalists are no longer supposed to speak of religion and its ministers. –  10 August 1801 – Establishment of a commission in charge of drafting the rural code. –  15 August 1801 – New failure of attack on Boulogne by Nelson. –  24 August 1801 – The elector of Bavaria accepts the treaty of Lunéville. He renounces his possessions of the left bank of the Rhine. –  31 August 1801 – In Alexandria, Egypt: General Jacques François de Menou de Boussay surrenders.

2nd September 1801 – Evacuation from Egypt. –  6 September 1801 – Institution of the general inspectors of the public exchequer. –  7 September 1801 – Napoleon Bonaparte sets up house in Saint-Cloud. –  8 September 1801 – Ratification of the concordat by the First consul. –  16 September 1801 – Creation of a director-general and four customs administrators. –  18 September 1801 – Exhibition of national industry, held at the Louvre. –  26 September 1801 – At the Council of State, the First Consul personally insists that obedience must be specified among women's duties. –  29 September 1801 – Signing of a peace treaty between the French Republic and the Kingdom of Portugal.

1st October 1801 – Preliminaries for peace are signed between England and France, represented by Louis Otto. –  4 October 1801 – The theophilanthropists lose their right to use churches. –  8 October 1801 – Conclusion of a peace treaty between the French Republic and the Emperor of Russia. –  24 October 1801 – General Charles Leclerc is appointed commander of the expedition to re-establish control over Saint-Domingue. –  28 October 1801 – Dissolution of the Swiss Diet (Tagsatzung). –  29 October 1801 – The Théâtre Feydeau becomes the National Theatre of the Comic Opera.

4 November 1801 – The four bronze horses brought from Venice to Paris are placed upon the pillars of the consular palace gate. –  7 November 1801 – Napoleon Bonaparte, at the meeting of the Institute proposes to award Alessandro Volta a gold medal in recognition of his experiences on galvanism. –  9 November 1801 – Second Anniversary of 18 Brumaire and proclamation of Napoleon Bonaparte: "Whichever way the eyes are doing, opens a long perspective of hope and happiness... " –  12 November 1801 – A Governor, Géraud Duroc, and four prefects of the palace of the Tuileries are established by order. The same issue rules ceremonials for the reception of ambassadors and other official occasions. –  30 November 1801 – Election of Abbot Grégoire (Louis Grégoire) in the Senate. He is the leader of the Constitutional Church.

3rd December 1801 – Start of Anglo-French negotiations in Amiens, Picardy. –  6 December 1801 – Resumption of work at the Tribunat. –  14 December 1801 – Departure of an expedition to Saint-Domingue (Hispaniola) under the command of General Leclerc. –  17 December 1801 – Renewal of the Treaty with the regency of Algiers; the Dey continues to receive tribute paid by France. –  29 December 1801 – A law decides that death penalty will continue to be applied.

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