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Napoleonic Timeline: 1797

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Napoleon Bonaparte in 1797
Napoleon Bonaparte in 1797
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11 janvier 1797 " >11 January 1797 – Livorno is evacuated. –  14 janvier 1797" >14 January 1797 – Victory of Rivoli. – 16 janvier 1797 " >16 January 1797 – Battle of La Favorita. – 24 janvier 1797 " >24 January 1797 – The Austrians leave Bassano. –  31 janvier 1797" >31 January 1797 – The armistice signed with the Pope Pius VI is broken.

1er février 1797 " >1st February 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte enters Bologna. – 2 février 1797 " >2 February 1797 – The Austrian General Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser surrenders at Mantua . – 9 février 1797 " >9 February 1797 – Ancona is captured. – 14 février 1797 " >14 February 1797 – Peace conferences begin with the Holy See. – 15 février 1797 " >15 February 1797 – The non-juring French priests are authorized by Napoleon Bonaparte to stay on in the Papal States. –  19 février 1797" >19 February 1797 – The peace treaty with the Pope is signed at Tolentino. –  20 février 1797" >20 February 1797 – Reinstatement of the French School in Rome.

9 mars 1797 " >9 March 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte's headquarters are moved to Bassano. –  12 mars 1797" >12 March 1797 – Crossing of Piave river and resumption of hostilities. – 16 mars 1797 " >16 March 1797 – Battle of Tagliamento. – 19 mars 1797 " >19 March 1797 – Capture of Gradisca. – 22 mars 1797 " >22 March 1797 – Bonaparte's letter to the magistrates of Trieste so that they may reassure the local population. – 23 mars 1797 " >23 March 1797 – Entry in Trieste. – 25 mars 1797 " >25 March 1797 – Forty-eight hours are granted to the inhabitants of the county of Goritz for surrendering their firearms. –  26 mars 1797" >26 March 1797 – The city of Trieste finds a military contribution being imposed on it. – 29 mars 1797 " >29 March 1797 – Entry in Klagenfurt. –  31 mars 1797" >31 March 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte's peace offers to the Archduke Charles.

1er avril 1797 " >1st April 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte addresses a proclamation of friendship to the people of Carinthia. – 5 avril 1797 " >5 April 1797 – The government of Venice is required to seize all the funds belonging to the Duke of Modena. – 7 avril 1797 " >7 April 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte and the Austrian high command agree on suspension of arms for five days. – 9 avril 1797 " >9 April 1797 – Bonaparte threatens the Doge of Venice with war. – 13 avril 1797 " >13 April 1797 – Prolongation of the suspension of arms up to April 10th. –  15 avril 1797" >15 April 1797 – Conference at Leoben, with the Austrian plenipotentiaries. –  16 avril 1797" >16 April 1797 – The bishop of Verona declares in the pulpit that it will be meritorious to kill the Jacobins. – 17 avril 1797 " >17 April 1797 – The French of the Veronese are massacred. –  18 avril 1797" >18 April 1797 – The preliminaries for peace are signed at Leoben. – 26 avril 1797 " >26 April 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte makes his surprise known to General Jean-Victor Perrin a.k.a. Victor of seeing him stay inactive at Treviso.

3 mai 1797 " >3 May 1797 – The Minister of France at the Republic of Venice receives from Napoleon Bonaparte the order to leave the city, and the generals the order of treating the troops of the Republic of Venice as the enemy. – 6 mai 1797 " >6 May 1797 – The city of Verona must pay an imposition. The Veronese will be desarmed. The fifty main persons in charge of the massacre of the French will be deported to Guyana, except for the nobles, who will be shot down. – 14 mai 1797 " >14 May 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte announces a considerable dispatch of funds to the Directory. – 15 mai 1797 " >15 May 1797 – Venice is occupied. The Doge flees and is replaced by a provisional municipality. – 16 mai 1797 " >16 May 1797 – Signing of a peace treaty with Venice, against heavy contributions. –  19 mai 1797" >19 May 1797 – Romagna is reunited with the Cispadane Republic by Bonaparte's order. –  22 mai 1797" >22 May 1797 – Twelve thousand workers, under the guidance of Filippo Doria, demand reinstatement of democracy and the abolition of the patricial government at Genoa. –  25 mai 1797" >25 May 1797 – Negotiations for peace between Austria and the French Republic begin at Mombello. The Republic is represented by Napoleon Bonaparte and Henri-Jacques-Guillaume Clarke.

6 juin 1797 " >6 June 1797 – The Genoa government makes way for a provisional commission. –  7 juin 1797" >7 June 1797 – The list of the members of the provisional government established by Napoleon Bonaparte is handed over to the Doge of Genoa. – 13 juin 1797 " >13 June 1797 – Bonaparte describes his conduct to Admiral Jean-Baptiste Perrée, commander of the French navy in the Adriatic. – 14 juin 1797 " >14 June 1797 – The Ligurian Republic is proclaimed at Genoa. –  16 juin 1797" >16 June 1797 – The Venetian country gets a new administrative organization from Bonaparte. –  22 juin 1797" >22 June 1797 – The Graubünden Republic solicits Bonaparte in order to obtain his mediation in the crisis which opposes it to the separatist inhabitants of Valtellina. –  23 juin 1797" >23 June 1797 – Joseph-Vincent Dumolard, a member of the Council of Five Hundred, denounces the secret diplomacy of the Directory and its agent Bonaparte. – 29 juin 1797 " >29 June 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte proclaims the independence of Lombardy and the installation of an Executive Directory appointed by his order. –  30 juin 1797" >30 June 1797 – Bonaparte sends a letter to the President of the Directory expressing his indignation at Dumolard's motion.

2 juillet 1797 " >2 July 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte responds favourably to the Graubünden. –  3 juillet 1797" >3 July 1797 – In a communication to the Institute, Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord declares that France must strive to increase its power by the acquisition of colonies, and mentions Egypt. –  9 juillet 1797" >9 July 1797 – The Cisalpine Republic is proclaimed at Milan . –  14 juillet 1797 " >14 July 1797 – Solemn celebration of 14 July at Milan, in the presence of Napoleon Bonaparte. – 16 juillet 1797 " >16 July 1797 – Talleyrand is given the charge of the Ministry of External Affairs. – 20 juillet 1797 " >20 July 1797 – First issue of the Courrier de l'armée d'Italie, at Milan . – 23 juillet 1797 " >23 July 1797 – Bonaparte gives the order of raising the Italian battalions. – 24 juillet 1797 " >24 July 1797 – Talleyrand writes to Bonaparte to inform him of his appointment in the Ministry. – 27 juillet 1797 " >27 July 1797 – Charles Augereau leaves for Paris, carrying the petitions of the army to the Directory.

3 août 1797 " >3 August 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte suggests to the Pope Pius VI that he should publish a decree stipulating the priests to preach allegiance to the government and consolidate the Constitution. –  5 août 1797" >5 August 1797 – Bonaparte's letter to Talleyrand, congratulating him on his appointment. –  6 août 1797" >6 August 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte gets the pension of the sculptor Antonio Canova reinstated. – 9 août 1797 " >9 August 1797 – Jean-Baptiste Jules Bernadotte is sent to carry a few flags taken in the battle of Rivoli to the Directory. – 16 août 1797 " >16 August 1797 – Bonaparte in his turn advises the Directory on the annexation of Egypt, in order to destroy England. – 22 août 1797 " >22 August 1797 – He goes to Udino for the peace negotiations with Austria. – 24 août 1797 " >24 August 1797 – At Padova, Bonaparte announces that the city will be reunited with the Cisalpine Republic. – 25 août 1797 " >25 August 1797 – Bonaparte demands a contribution from the city of Treviso. – 31 août 1797 " >31 August 1797 – Beginning of peace negotiations with Austria.

4 septembre 1797 " >4 September 1797 – The directorial coup d'état of the 18 fructidor takes place in Paris. –  6 septembre 1797" >6 September 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte learns of this event from Talleyrand. – 10 septembre 1797 " >10 September 1797 – Bonaparte orders that the anniversary of the foundation of the Republic (September 22nd) be celebrated in the army. –  12 septembre 1797" >12 September 1797 – A new letter to Talleyrand. – 13 septembre 1797 " >13 September 1797 – Bonaparte informs Talleyrand about the projects that he is making as regards Egypt. –  15 septembre 1797" >15 September 1797 – Arrest and execution of bandits in Milan whose chief had named himself Buonaparte, and others had taken on the names of Masséna, Augereau and other generals. –  19 septembre 1797" >19 September 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte demands of Talleyrand that Sieyès comes to Italy in order to provide Genoa and the Cisalpine Republic with a constitution. –  22 septembre 1797" >22 September 1797 – Bonaparte addresses a proclamation to the army, on the occasion of the function to celebrate the anniversary of the Republic. – 23 septembre 1797 " >23 September 1797 – Bonaparte congratulates François de Neufchâteau and Merlin de Douai on their entry to the Directory.

6 octobre 1797 " >6 October 1797 – Letter from Napoleon Bonaparte to the general treasurer of the army, Haller, soliciting funds. – 7 octobre 1797 " >7 October 1797 – Bonaparte announces to Talleyrand that he is highly desirous of reaching at a peace agreement. – 10 octobre 1797 " >10 October 1797 – He sends an account to the Directory of the peace conditions that he has agreed to. –  17 octobre 1797" >17 October 1797 – The peace treaty is signed at Campo-Formio. – 18 octobre 1797 " >18 October 1797 – Bonaparte proposes to Talleyrand that the government must devote its activity towards the destruction of England. – 26 octobre 1797 " >26 October 1797 – The Campo-Formio treaty is ratified by the Directory. The chief command of the Army of England is entrusted to Napoleon Bonaparte. – 26 octobre 1797 " >27 October 1797 – Bonaparte is designated as the plenipotentiary of the French Republic in view of the Rastadt Congress.

7 novembre 1797 " >7 November 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte reorganizes the Ionian Islands which become the departments of Corcyre (Corfu), Ithaca and the Aegean Sea. –  9 novembre 1797" >9 November 1797 – He orders Haller to put funds into the cash fund for the England expedition. –  11 novembre 1797" >11 November 1797 – He addresses a proclamation to the Cisalpine people on the occasion of his departure. – 17 novembre 1797 " >17 November 1797 – Bonaparte leaves for Rastadt. – 20 novembre 1797 " >20 November 1797 – At Chambéry, he issues and order imposing a considerable contribution to the departments of Mont-Blanc, Isère, Drôme, Ain, the Hautes-Alpes and the Rhône. –  21 novembre 1797" >21 November 1797 – In Geneva, Bonaparte promises the authorities that he will abide by the independence of their republic. – 26 novembre 1797 " >26 November 1797 – Arrival at Rastadt (or Rastatt). – 28 novembre 1797 " >28 November 1797 – The congress opens. Stormy encounter between Bonaparte and Fersen, delegate from Sweden, who is reproached by Bonaparte for earlier relations with Queen Marie-Antoinette.

1er décembre 1797 " >1st December 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte leaves Rastadt after signing an agreement for the removal of troops. – 3 décembre 1797 " >3 December 1797 – He is received by a Masonic Lodge at Nancy. – 5 décembre 1797 " >5 December 1797 – Arrival at Paris. – 6 décembre 1797 " >6 December 1797 – Fisrt interview with Talleyrand. – 10 décembre 1797 " >10 December 1797 – Napoleon Bonaparte is solemnly received at the Palais du Luxembourg. –  25 décembre 1797" >25 December 1797 – He is elected to the Institute, to fill in Lazare Carnot's seat, which had been declared vacant.

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