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Ephemeris - March

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  • 1st March
    1. 1808 : Establishment of a hereditary nobility in the French Empire.
    1. 1813 : Signature of a treaty of alliance between King of Prussia and Russia.
    1. 1814 : Chaumont Treaty between the allies. They claim they are related against France for twenty years.
    1. 1815 : Napoleon's landing at Golfe-Juan (commune of Vallauris).
  • 2 March
    1. 1796 : Appointment of Bonaparte to the command of the army of Italy.
    1. 1808 : Caulaincourt, Napoleon's ambassador to Saint Petersburg and the Russian Foreign Minister initiate discussions on dismantling of the Ottoman Empire.
    1. 1809 : Metternich informs Champagny that the movements of French troops in Germany are considered by Austria as a statement of war.
  • 3 March
    1. 1800 : Closing of the list of emigrants.
    1. 1809 : Madison succeeds to Jefferson as President of the United States of America.
  • 4 March
    1. 1801 : Start of the Presidency of Thomas Jefferson in the new capital of the United States, Washington.
  • 5 March
    1. 1815 : The French government is informed of the landing of Napoleon.
  • 6 March
    1. 1801 : A British expeditionary force lands in Egypt, under command of General Abercromby.
  • 7 March
    1. 1799 : Taking of Jaffa.
    1. 1808 : Fontanes becomes Grand Master of the University.
    1. 1814 : Victory of Craonne.
  • 8 March
    1. 1800 : Creation of the police prefecture of Paris.
    1. 1801 : The four departments of the left bank of Rhine are united to France.
    1. 1805 : Representatives of the Italian consult offer the Crown of Italy to Napoleon.
  • 9 March
    1. 1796 : Marriage of Napoleon Bonaparte and Josephine de Beauharnais.
    1. 1804 : Arrest of Cadoudal.
    1. 1805 : Napoleon announces to the Senate his intention to accept the Italian crown.
    1. 1814 : Battle of Laon.
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  • 10 March
    1. 1803 : Regulation of the practice of medicine.
    1. 1814 : Battle of Laon (end).
    1. 1815 : Entry of Napoleon at Lyons.
  • 11 March
    1. 1799 : Bonaparte's visit to patient of plague in the hospital of Jaffa.
    1. 1811 : Taking of Badajoz by Soult.
    1. 1812 : Riots in Caen.
    1. 1813 : The Russians enter in Berlin.
  • 12 March
    1. 1807 : Beginning of the siege of Danzig.
    1. 1814 : Entrance of the Duke of Angouleme into Bordeaux.
  • 13 March
    1. 1811 : Ney's victory over the English at Redinha.
    1. 1814 : Victory of Reims.
  • 14 March
    1. 1800 : Election of new pope, Cardinal Chiaramonti, who takes the name Pius VII.
    1. 1801 : Resignation of William Pitt, replaced as head of United Kingdom government by Henry Addington.
  • 15 March
    1. 1804 : Arrest of the Duke of Enghien.
  • 16 March
    1. 1797 : Battle of Tagliamento.
    1. 1803 : Organization of Notaries.
  • 17 March
    1. 1805 : Proclamation of Napoleon as King of Italy.
    1. 1808 : Publication of a decree regulating the exercise of Israelite religion.
    1. 1813 : Declaration of war by Prussia to France.
  • 18 March
    1. 1801 : Signature of Peace of Florence between the Kingdom of Naples and France.
    1. 1802 : Exclusion of the main opposition leaders from the Tribunate.
    1. 1806 : Establishment of employment tribunals.
    1. 1808 : Insurrection of the Spanish people against the departure of the royal family for America.
  • 19 March
    1. 1797 : Taking of Gradisca.
    1. 1808 : Abdication of King Charles IV of Spain for his son Ferdinand VII; overthrow of Godoy.
    1. 1815 : Leakage of Louis XVIII.
  • 20 March
    1. 1804 : Arrival of the Duke of Enghien in Vincennes and appearance before a military commission.
    1. 1811 : Birth of Napoleon Francois Charles Joseph Bonaparte, King of Rome.
    1. 1814 : Battle of Arcis-sur-Aube.
    1. 1815 : Triumphal arrival of Napoleon in Paris. Constitution of a government.
  • 21 March
    1. 1801 : Meeting of the Duchy of Parma to France. Signature of the Treaty of Aranjuez between France and Spain. Defeat of the French Eastern Army at Canopus.
    1. 1804 : Execution of the Duke of Enghien. Promulgation of the "Civil Code of the French".
    1. 1815 : Recent appointments to the government of the Empire: Carnot and Caulaincourt.
  • 22 March
    1. 1813 : Return of the King of Prussia in Berlin.
  • 23 March
    1. 1801 : Murdering of Tsar Paul I.
    1. 1808 : The French enter in Madrid.
    1. 1814 : Augereau evacuates Lyon.
  • 24 March
    1. 1803 : The Diet of Regensburg adopts the Recess that changes from top to bottom the political balance of Germany.
    1. 1808 : The judiciary is "purified" of elements from the Revolution.
    1. 1813 : The Pope retracts; he denounces the Concordat of Fontainebleau.
  • 25 March
    1. 1802 : Signature of the Treaty of Amiens with England.
    1. 1815 : The Treaty of Vienna joins the Allies against Napoleon.
  • 26 March
    1. 1812 : Entry of the Prussians in Dresden.
  • 27 March
    1. 1804 : The Senate examines a motion asking Bonaparte to change his authority into an hereditary power.
    1. 1808 : The provinces of Urbino, Macerata, Ancona and Camerino, which are parts of the Holy See, are united to the Kingdom of Italy. Excommunication of Napoleon.
    1. 1815 : Cancellation by the State Council of the revocation of Napoleon.
  • 28 March
    1. 1803 : The value of the franc is fixed to five grams of silver.
  • 29 March
    1. 1801 : Signing of a treaty with the kingdom of Naples.
    1. 1814 : Marie-Louise and the King of Rome leave Paris.
    1. 1815 : Despite the advice of Napoleon, Murat triggers war against Austria in Italy.
  • 30 March
    1. 1805 : Admiral Villeneuve manages to leave the port of Toulon in deceiving the vigilance of Nelson who blocked him.
    1. 1806 : Appointment of Joseph Bonaparte as King of Naples.
    1. 1813 : Establishment of a Regency Council: Marie-Louise becomes Regent, Cambaceres is appointed privy councilor.
  • 31 March
    1. 1808 : The Csar accepts the French proposal for sharing the Ottoman Empire but requires to receive Constantinople.
    1. 1814 : Signature of the capitulation of Paris. The Allies enter in Paris.
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