N & E
Napoléon & Empire
Ephemeris - January
: First meeting of Napoleon and Maria Walewska.
: Entry into force of the civil code throughout the kingdom of Naples.
: The Penal Code and Criminal Procedure Code enter into application.
: Entry into force of the Civil Code in the Illyrian Provinces.
: The Count of Provence publishes a proclamation inviting the French to make the best reception to their invaders.
: Napoleon visits the sugar beet factory of Delessert.
: Sending special commissioners in the departments.
: Napoleon entrusts Soult the pursuit of the British army.
: Entry allies in Montbeliard.
: Bonaparte is received at the Institute.
: Thirty-one Senators are provided with senatorary for life.
: A naval agreement is signed between France and Spain. It puts Spanish fleet at the disposal of France.
: Creation of free corps by decree.
: Caulaincourt is sent to negotiate with the Allies.
: An alliance is concluded between France and Sweden.
: Napoleon requires that Pope Pius VII closes all ports of the Papal States to English ships.
: Blockade of all ports of France and French colonies by the British fleet.
: Capitulation of the city of Breslau.
: A new French army, the third in three months, enters in Spain, under the command of Moncey.
: Capture of Valencia by Suchet.
: General Miollis is ordered to occupy Rome.
: Betrayal of Murat.
: Bonaparte describes to the Directory a plan to invade England.
: Evacuation of Poland by the Russians.
: Victory of Rivoli.
: Evacuation of Nancy by Marshal Ney.
: Signing of the armistice of Treviso, between the French and Austrian armies in Italy.
: Battle of La Favorita.
: Battle of Corunna. Evacuation of Spain by the English army.
: Prince Eugene is ordered to evacuate Italy and reinforce the army of Lyons but does not obey. Declaration of war from Denmark to France.
: Creation of the Banque de France.
: Meeting of Napoleon and the Pope at Fontainebleau.
: The royalist leaders of the right bank of the Loire disarm.
: Napoleon orders the return of Pope Pius VII in Italy.
: Napoleon offers to Metternich, Austrian ambassador in France, that his country has its portion in the dismemberment of the Ottoman Empire projected by France and Russia.
: Second entry of Joseph Bonaparte in Madrid.
: Reorganization of the Institute and deletion of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences, colonized by Ideologues of the opposition.
: Death of William Pitt, British prime minister.
: Appointment of Joseph Bonaparte as Lieutenant General Emperor and Marie Louise as Regent.
: Bonaparte's election as President of the Italian Republic.
: Signing of a new concordat.
: Fall of Lleida, French last place in Spain. Napoleon joins the army. He will never see again his wife and son.
: Catalonia is united to France.
: Napoleon defeats the vanguard of Blücher in Saint-Dizier.
: Capture of Granada by Sebastiani.
: Victory upon Blücher for the young french soldiers, called "Marie-Louise", at Brienne.
: Execution of Ceracchi and his accomplices in the daggers' plot, Arena, Dermerville and Topino Lebrun.
: Creation of the Grand Cordon of the Legion of Honor.
: Joseph Fesch becomes archbishop of Paris.
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