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Ephemeris - January

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  • 1st January
    1. 1807 : First meeting of Napoleon and Maria Walewska.
    1. 1809 : Entry into force of the civil code throughout the kingdom of Naples.
    1. 1811 : The Penal Code and Criminal Procedure Code enter into application.
    1. 1812 : Entry into force of the Civil Code in the Illyrian Provinces.
    1. 1814 : The Count of Provence publishes a proclamation inviting the French to make the best reception to their invaders.
  • 2 January
    1. 1812 : Napoleon visits the sugar beet factory of Delessert.
    1. 1814 : Sending special commissioners in the departments.
  • 3 January
    1. 1809 : Napoleon entrusts Soult the pursuit of the British army.
    1. 1814 : Entry allies in Montbeliard.
  • 4 January
    1. 1798 : Bonaparte is received at the Institute.
    1. 1803 : Thirty-one Senators are provided with senatorary for life.
    1. 1805 : A naval agreement is signed between France and Spain. It puts Spanish fleet at the disposal of France.
    1. 1814 : Creation of free corps by decree.
  • 5 January
    1. 1814 : Caulaincourt is sent to negotiate with the Allies.
  • 6 January
    1. 1810 : An alliance is concluded between France and Sweden.
  • 7 January
    1. 1806 : Napoleon requires that Pope Pius VII closes all ports of the Papal States to English ships.
    1. 1807 : Blockade of all ports of France and French colonies by the British fleet.
  • 8 January
    1. 1807 : Capitulation of the city of Breslau.
  • 9 January
    1. 1808 : A new French army, the third in three months, enters in Spain, under the command of Moncey.
    1. 1812 : Capture of Valencia by Suchet.
  • 10 January
    1. 1808 : General Miollis is ordered to occupy Rome.
  • 11 January
    1. 1814 : Betrayal of Murat.
  • 12 January
    1. 1798 : Bonaparte describes to the Directory a plan to invade England.
  • 13 January
    1. 1807 : Evacuation of Poland by the Russians.
  • 14 January
    1. 1797 : Victory of Rivoli.
    1. 1814 : Evacuation of Nancy by Marshal Ney.
  • 15 January
    1. 1801 : Signing of the armistice of Treviso, between the French and Austrian armies in Italy.
  • 16 January
    1. 1797 : Battle of La Favorita.
    1. 1809 : Battle of Corunna. Evacuation of Spain by the English army.
  • 17 January
    1. 1814 : Prince Eugene is ordered to evacuate Italy and reinforce the army of Lyons but does not obey. Declaration of war from Denmark to France.
  • 18 January
    1. 1800 : Creation of the Banque de France.
  • 19 January
    1. 1813 : Meeting of Napoleon and the Pope at Fontainebleau.
  • 20 January
    1. 1800 : The royalist leaders of the right bank of the Loire disarm.
  • 21 January
    1. 1814 : Napoleon orders the return of Pope Pius VII in Italy.
  • 22 January
    1. 1808 : 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.
    1. 1809 : Second entry of Joseph Bonaparte in Madrid.
  • 23 January
    1. 1803 : Reorganization of the Institute and deletion of the Academy of Moral and Political Sciences, colonized by Ideologues of the opposition.
    1. 1806 : Death of William Pitt, British prime minister.
  • 24 January
    1. 1814 : Appointment of Joseph Bonaparte as Lieutenant General Emperor and Marie Louise as Regent.
  • 25 January
    1. 1802 : Bonaparte's election as President of the Italian Republic.
    1. 1813 : Signing of a new concordat.
    1. 1814 : Fall of Lleida, French last place in Spain. Napoleon joins the army. He will never see again his wife and son.
  • 26 January
    1. 1812 : Catalonia is united to France.
  • 27 January
    1. 1814 : Napoleon defeats the vanguard of Blücher in Saint-Dizier.
  • 28 January
    1. 1810 : Capture of Granada by Sebastiani.
  • 29 January
    1. 1814 : Victory upon Blücher for the young french soldiers, called "Marie-Louise", at Brienne.
  • 30 January
    1. 1801 : Execution of Ceracchi and his accomplices in the daggers' plot, Arena, Dermerville and Topino Lebrun.
    1. 1805 : Creation of the Grand Cordon of the Legion of Honor.
  • 31 January
    1. 1809 : Joseph Fesch becomes archbishop of Paris.
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