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Napoléon & Empire
Ephemeris - December
: Bonaparte rejects the draft constitution presented by Sieyes.
: Institution of the worker booklet.
: Coronation of Napoleon.
: Battle of Austerlitz.
: Crossing of the Rhine by the Allies.
: Victory of Hohenlinden by Moreau.
: Early Anglo-French negotiations at Amiens.
: Declaration of War from Spain to England.
: Surrender of Madrid. In Spain, the French decide abolition of the feudal rights and of the court the Inquisition, reduction of the number of monasteries, suppression of provincial customs.
: Frankfurt Declaration, dated December 1, in which Allies say they do not make war to France but to Napoleon.
: The command of the army is entrusted to Murat. Napoleon leaves for Warsaw.
: Debacle of the French army. Temperature: -36°C.
: Installation of Jerome Bonaparte at Cassel, the capital of the kingdom of Westphalia.
: French arrived in Vilna.
: Evacuation of Breda by the French.
: The news of the victory of Austerlitz arrives in Paris. It ends the banking panic raging there since September 26. The Elector of Bavaria becomes king.
: The Elector of Württemberg becomes king. The Baden one refuses and simply becomes grand duke.
: The Elector of Saxony signs peace in Poznan and joins the Confederation of the Rhine.
: By the Valencay treaty, France recognizes that Ferdinand VII is the King of Spain.
: Birth of Charles Leon, the illegitimate son of Napoleon and Eleanor Denuelle de la Plaigne, a maid of honor of Caroline Murat.
: First address to the German nation from Fichte. Dispute between Napoleon and his brother Lucien, who refuses to divorce.
: Passage of the Niemen by the survivors of the Grand Army.
: Departure of the Saint-Domingue expedition under the command of General Leclerc.
: Proclamation of the Constitution of Year VIII.
: Signature of a treaty of Franco-Prussian alliance.
: Back from the ashes of Napoleon.
: Establishment of a league of neutrals. It gathers the Russia, the Sweden and the Denmark, then on 18, the Prussia. Their goal is to protect their fleets trade against the English requirements.
: Dissolution of marriage of Napoleon and Josephine.
: News of the disastrous military campaign in Russia are published in the Monitor.
: A new wave of Bonapartist officers is made half-paid under pretext of economy.
: Bonaparte is wounded by a bayonet at the siege of Toulon.
: Napoleon offers to Austria an alliance against Russia.
: The half-pay are placed under house arrest at their place of birth.
: The Emperor arrives at the Tuileries, shortly before midnight.
: Switzerland declares its neutrality.
: Capture of Toulon by the republican armies.
: Appointment of David as the first painter to the Emperor.
: The remnants of the Great Army arrive in Königsberg.
: Cherubini leads the first performance in Paris of the Mozart's Requiem.
: Entry of the Allied armies in Switzerland.
: Promotion of Napoleon Bonaparte at the rank of General Brigade.
: Installation of the State Council.
: The United States decreed the embargo on the vessels and French and English productions.
: Victory of Napoleon at Czarnowo.
: Bonaparte becomes First Consul.
: Attack on Rue Saint-Nicaise in Paris: twenty-two dead and fifty-six wounded. Bonaparte is not injured.
: Bonaparte's election to the Academy of Arts in New York. His brother Jerome marries Elizabeth Patterson in Baltimore.
: The Ambassador of France in Berlin proposes to Prussia an alliance against Russia.
: Bonaparte's election to the Institute (Section Arts mechanical).
: Signing of the armistice of Steyr with the Austrians.
: A decree ensures to the catholic priests a treatment of five hundred francs per year.
: Peace Treaty of Pressburg. End of the Holy Roman Empire.
: Triple French victory at Soldau, Golymin and Pultusk.
: Installing the Senate.
: The French army moved for the winter Pultusk.
: The General Council of the department of the Seine decides to establish a place Austerlitz and to erect a statue of the Emperor.
: Defeat and capture of Lefebvre Desnouettes in Benavente.
: Annexation to the empire of the Illyrian provinces (Dalmatia).
: Napoleon accepts the nickname of "Great" proposed by the Tribunes.
: Occupation of Geneva by the Austrians.
: Promotion of generals. They are all former emigrants Vendee or Chouans.
: Last day of the revolutionary calendar.
: End of the Franco-Russian alliance.
: Adjournment of the Legislature.
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