N & E
Napoléon & Empire
Ephemeris - August
: First day of the naval battle of Aboukir.
: Evacuation of Madrid by French troops.
: Second day of the naval battle of Aboukir.
: Proclamation of the consulate for life by the Senate.
: End of counting of the results of the plebiscite on the Empire: 3 572 329 yes, 2579 no.
: Villeneuve joins the Spanish fleet of Ferrol in La Corunna.
: Abolition of feudalism in the kingdom of Naples.
: Massena's victory in Lonato.
: Arrival of Mrs. Mother at the island of Elba.
: The Constitution of year VIII is overhauled by Senatus-consultum for adapt to the Consulate for life.
: Augereau's victory at Castiglione.
: An attack on the port of Boulogne by Nelson is repulsed.
: Half of the French forces of Germany are sent to Spain by order of Napoleon.
: Arrest of Napoleon Bonaparte, after the fall of Robespierre.
: Francis II renounces the title of Emperor of Germany.
: Lords Lauderdale and Yarmouth present the draft of a Franco-English peace treaty. Napoleon awaits ratification of the Franco-Russian that Oubril signed by July 20 before agreeing.
: Lucien Bonaparte sails for the United States.
: Victory of Soult and Mortier against the Spaniards in Puente del Arzobispo.
: Accession of Austria to the Anglo-Russian Convention of Saint-Petersburg.
: Talleyrand leaves the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
: Joseph Bonaparte has to flee Madrid.
: Victory for Victor and Sebastiani on the Spaniards in Almonacid.
: Denunciation of the Armistice of Pleiswitz. Joining of the Austrians and the Prussians.
: Installation of a commission to develop the civil code.
: Wellington enters Madrid.
: Austria receives 500 000 pounds sterling and declares war to France.
: The law establishes conscription into the Italian Republic.
: The Spanish army enters Madrid.
: Passage of the River Dnieper. Fight of Krasnoi.
: Birth of Napoleon Bonaparte.
: Nelson meets with a new failure to Boulogne.
: Laying the foundation stone of the arch of triumph de l'Etoile.
: Inauguration of the Vendome column.
: Opening of the museum of statues in the Louvre.
: Francis II, Emperor of the Holy Germanic Empire, takes the hereditary title of Emperor of Austria, under the name of Francis I..
: Battle of Smolensk.
: Evacuation of Smolensk by the Russians.
: Moreau, appointed Field Marshal by Alexander I, joins the Allied armies.
: Appointment of Jerome Bonaparte as King of Westphalia.
: Napoleon removes the Tribunate.
: Bonaparte is released after two weeks of captivity, resulting from the fall of Robespierre.
: Villeneuve arrives at Cadiz.
: Junot is defeated at Vimiero.
: Election of Bernadotte to the throne of Sweden.
: Creation of the Institute of Egypt.
: Bonaparte leaves Egypt.
: Defeat of Oudinot in front of Bernadotte, at Gross Beeren.
: The English take the city of Washington and burns it.
: Napoleon learns that Villeneuve took refuge in Cadiz. The proposed invasion of England becomes impractical.
: Battle of Dresden.
: Meeting of the island of Elba to France.
: Closure of the camp of Boulogne.
: Soult evacuates Seville and Andalusia.
: Battle of Dresden (continued). Retreat of Blücher. Death of Moreau.
: Poor harvests leads to the creation of a board of provisions, designed to cope with threats of shortages food.
: Entry in Wiazma. Appointment of General Kutuzov as commander of Russian troops.
: Convention of Cintra signed by Junot with the English. Evacuation of Portugal.
: Signature of a treaty of alliance between Russia and Sweden.
: General Menou in Alexandria sign the capitulation of the French forces in Egypt.
: Soult is defeated at Irun.
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