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Unformatted text preview: NAPOLEON BONAPARTE NAPOLEON BONAPARTE (August 15, 1769 – May 5, 1821) ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► ► CORSICA MILITARY ACADEMY (1779­85) TOULON (DECEMBER 17, 1793) BRIGADIER GENERAL (JANUARY 14, 1793) ARREST (AUGUST 10, 1794) SUPPRESSION OF THE PARISIAN MOB (OCTOBER 5, 1795) JOSEPHINE (1796) THE ITALIAN CAMPAIGN (1796­97) THE EGYPTIAN CAMPAIN (1798­99) BATTLE OF THE PYRAMIDS (July 21, 1798) BATTLE OF THE NILE (August 1, 1798) NELSON’S VICTORY THE 1798­99 SECOND ANTI­FRENCH COALITION (RUSSIA, ENGLAND, AUSTRIA, NAPLES, PORTUGAL, THE OTTOMANS) NAPOLEON’S COUP D’ETAT (NOVEMBER 9, 1799) REVOLUTIONARY FRANCE CONSULATE FIRST CONSUL (FOR TEN YEARS) CONSUL FOR LIFE (1802) COUNCIL OF STATE (DRAFTED LAWS) SENATE (DISCUSSED LAWS) TRIBUNATE (DISCUSSED LAWS) LEGISLATIVE CHAMBER (PASSED LAWS) THE CONCORDAT (1801) CODE NAPOLEON (1804­ 1810) TRIUMPH OF BOURGEOIS RIGHTS OPPOSITION TO WORKERS’ RIGHTS EQUALITY SEPERATION OF CIVIL AND ECCLESIASTICAL JURISDICTIONS FREEDOM OF THE INDIVIDUAL WAR AGAINST AUSTRIA (1800) CONTINENTAL BLOCKADE RUSSIA AND NAPOLEON PAUL I (1796­1801) RUSSIAN ALLIANCE WITH NAPOLEON (1800) PAUL’S ASSASSINATION (March 12, 1801) ALEXANDER I (1801­ 1825) THE EMPIER (1804­1814) EMPEROR OF THE FRENCH PROCLAIMED BY THE SENATE AND TRIBUNATE (MAY 18, 1804) CORONATION (DECEMBER 2, 1804) THE 1805 WAR (England, Russia, Sweden, Austria vs. France) December 2, 1805 (AUSTERLITZ) THE 1806-07 WAR (Prussia and Russia vs. France) THE TILSIT PEACE (June 28, 1807) PENINSULA WAR (18071814) THE EMPIRE (1804­1814) NAPOLEON VS. ALEXANDER NAPOLEON VS. ALEXANDER • GRAND ARMEÉ • • • • • • (420,000 to 600,000 TROOPS) JUNE 12 (24), 1812 MICHAEL KUTUZOV’S ARMY (120,000 TROOPS) BORODINO (August 26, 1812) CAPTURE OF MOSCOW (September 2, 1812) RETREAT (END OF NOVEMBER 1812) 30,000 to 50,000 TROOPS THE FATHERLAND WAR IN EUROPE WAR IN EUROPE ENTRY TO PARIS (March 31, 1814) NAPOLEON’S ABDICATION (April 11, 1814) ELBA LANDING OF NAPOLEON IN FRANCE (March 1, 1815) THE HUNDRED DAYS OF NAPOLEON (March 20 – June 22, 1815) WATERLOO (June 18, 1815) NAPOLEON BONAPARTE NAPOLEON I closed the gulf of anarchy and closed brought order out of chaos. I rewarded merit regardless of birth or wealth, wherever I found it. I abolished feudalism and restored equality to all regardless of religion and before the law. I fought the decrepit monarchies of the Old Regime because the alternative was the destruction of all this. I purified the Revolution. all ...
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