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Ephemeris - February

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  • 1st February
    1. 1808 : Junot installs a council of government in Lisbon.
    1. 1810 : Capture of Seville by Soult.
    1. 1814 : Napoleon is defeated at La Rothiere by Bücher and Schwarzenberg.
  • 2 February
    1. 1797 : Capitulation of the Austrian general Wurmser at Mantua.
    1. 1805 : Appointment of the forty-eight Grand Eagle of the Legion of Honor.
    1. 1808 : The French troops enter Rome.
  • 3 February
    1. 1814 : Opening of the conference between French and Allied in Chatillon-sur-Seine.
  • 4 February
    1. 1808 : The French troops enter Spain.
  • 5 February
    1. 1810 : Capture of Malaga by Sebastiani. Beginning of the siege of Cadiz.
    1. 1813 : Organization of the regency.
  • 6 February
    1. 1801 : Signing of the Armistice of Foligno between Murat and the King of Naples.
    1. 1802 : Landing of General Leclerc in Saint-Domingue.
  • 7 February
    1. 1800 : End of the referendum intended to accept or refuse Constitution of year VIII.
    1. 1810 : Signing, in Paris, of the temporary contract of marriage between Napoleon and Marie-Louise of Austria.
  • 8 February
    1. 1807 : Battle of Eylau.
  • 9 February
    1. 1797 : Ancona is taken by the French.
    1. 1801 : Signing of the Peace of Luneville between France and Austria.
    1. 1808 : A fourth French army enters in Spain, this time by Catalonia, under the command of General Duhesme.
    1. 1813 : The Russians enter Warsaw, disappearance of the Grand Duchy.
    1. 1814 : The conference of Chatillon is adjourned.
  • 10 February
    1. 1814 : Victory of Champaubert.
  • 11 February
    1. 1811 : The President of the United States, James Madison, forbids all trade with the United Kingdom.
    1. 1814 : Victory of Montmirail.
  • 12 February
    1. 1814 : Victory of Chateau-Thierry.
  • 13 February
    1. 1800 : Publication of the primitive status of the Bank of France.
    1. 1804 : The First Consul is informed that Moreau and Pichegru are part of the Cadoudal conspiracy.
  • 14 February
    1. 1800 : The Chouan Chief Cadoudal disarms.
    1. 1806 : Massena enters Naples.
    1. 1814 : The Blücher's Prussians are defeated at Vauchamps.
  • 15 February
    1. 1803 : The British government informs the French ambassador that it intends to keep Malta in order to compensate the annexation of Piedmont by France and the presence of the French army in Holland.
    1. 1804 : Arrest of General Moreau.
    1. 1806 : Napoleon proclaimed his brother Joseph king of Naples.
    1. 1808 : Occupation of the citadel of Pamplona.
  • 16 February
    1. 1808 : Occupation of the citadel of Barcelona.
    1. 1810 : Ratification, in Vienna, of the contract of marriage between Napoleon and Marie-Louise of Austria.
  • 17 February
    1. 1806 : Publication of the decree ordering the construction of the Arc de Triomphe de l'Etoile
    1. 1810 : The city of Rome is united to the empire.
    1. 1814 : Victories upon the Russians at Mormant and Nangis. Resumption of the conferences of Chatillon.
    1. 1815 : The regicides and supporters of Napoleon are driven out of Institute. The University is deleted.
  • 18 February
    1. 1800 : Publication of results of the plebiscite on the constitution of the year VIII: it is approved by 3 011 007 yes cons 1 562 no.
    1. 1803 : The First Consul informs the ambassador of Great Britain that he insists upon the evacuation of Malta, provided by the Peace of Amiens, which does not involve in any way the fate of Piedmont and of the Netherlands.
    1. 1814 : Victory of Montereau.
  • 19 February
    1. 1797 : Signing of Peace Treaty of Tolentino with the Pope.
    1. 1803 : Conclusion of a treaty of defensive alliance between Switzerland and France.
    1. 1814 : Napoleon rejects the peace proposals of the Allies.
  • 20 February
    1. 1797 : Restoration of the French School in Rome.
    1. 1808 : Murat's appointment as lieutenant of the Emperor in Spain.
    1. 1811 : Chateaubriand is elected to the French Academy.
  • 21 February
    1. 1809 : Rendering of Zaragoza.
    1. 1814 : Napoleon proposes to his stepfather the peace on the basis of proposals contained in the declaration of Frankfurt (December 4 1813).
  • 22 February
    1. 1814 : The allies decide to retire and offer to Napoleon a suspension of arms.
  • 23 February
    1. 1812 : Breaking of the Concordat of 1801.
  • 24 February
    1. 1808 : Napoleon offers to the Spanish ambassador to give to King Charles IV the Portugal in exchange for his land north of Ebro.
  • 25 February
    1. 1799 : Entering in Gaza.
    1. 1814 : Negotiations begin in Lusigny, for an armistice.
  • 26 February
    1. 1806 : Decision to build a triumphal arch in honor of the French army on the Place du Carrousel.
    1. 1812 : Murat offers his secret alliance to Austria against recognition of his title of King of Naples; the Austrians refuse.
    1. 1815 : Departure from the island of Elba.
  • 27 February
    1. 1804 : Arrest of Jean-Charles Pichegru.
  • 28 February
    1. 1814 : End of conferences in Lusigny. No results.
  • 29 February
    1. 1808 : Upon receipt of the Napoleon's proposal of the 24 February, Godoy advises the Spanish King Charles IV to flee America.
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