The French Revolution and Napoleo n

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    Révolution française) was an influential period of social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799
  • olympe de gougews rights for women

    olympe de gougews rights for women
    olympe de gouges fought for womens rights
  • king louis

    king louis
    In 1788, Louis was forced to reinstate France's National Assembly (the Estates-General) which quickly curtailed the king's powers. In July of the following year, the mobs of Paris stormed the hated prison at the Bastille. Feeling that power was shifting to their side, the mob forced the imprisonment of Louis and his family. Louis attempted escape in 1791 but was captured and returned to Paris. In 1792, the newly elected National Convention declared France a republic and brought Louis to trial fo
  • the directory

    the directory
    was the government of France during the penultimate stage of the French Revolution. Administered by a collective leadership of five directors, it operated following the National Convention and preceding the Consulate.
  • napleon particpates

    napleon particpates
    was a self-coup staged by Prince Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte (at the time President of the French Second Republic), ended in the successful dissolution of the French National Assembly, and the subsequent re-establishment of the French Empire the next year. Louis-Napoléon, nephew of Napoléon Bonaparte, facing the prospect of having to leave office in 1852, staged the coup in order to stay in office and implement his reform program, including the reestablishment of universal suffrage (previously abol
  • napoloen reach agreement with pope

    napoloen reach agreement  with pope
    It should have been a marriage made in heaven. One of Napoleon's first acts as consul was to bring religion back to France after the atheistic years of the Revolution. Pius VII, the somewhat progressive pope, saw the concordat of July 1801 as the presage of the great return. But the Organic articles (not part of the Concordat negotiations and added to the agreement without Pius' knowledge) left the Curia with the feeling that they had been duped.1 The coronation in 1804 was attempt by Pius to wi
  • napolen is crowned emper

    napolen is crowned emper
    Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned Napoleon I, the first Frenchman to hold the title of emperor in a thousand years. Pope Pius VII handed Napoleon the crown that the 35-year-old conqueror of Europe placed on his own head.
  • briish defeat french and spanish

    briish defeat french and spanish
    The battle was the most decisive naval victory of the war. Twenty-seven British ships of the line led by Admiral Lord Nelson aboard HMS Victory defeated thirty-three French and Spanish ships of the line under French Admiral Pierre-Charles Villeneuve off the southwest coast of Spain, just west of Cape Trafalgar, in Caños de Meca. The Franco-Spanish fleet lost twenty-two ships, without a single British vessel being lost.
  • napoloen invades russia

    napoloen invades russia
    The French Invasion of Russia, known in Russia as the Patriotic War of 1812 (Russian: Отечественная война 1812 года; Otechestvennaya Voyna 1812 Goda) and France as the Russian Campaign (French: Campagne de Russie), began on 24 June 1812 when Napoleon's Grande Armée crossed the Neman River in an attempt to engage and defeat the Russian army
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    duke of wellington
    The Battle of Waterloo was fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, near Waterloo in present-day Belgium, then part of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands. A French army under the command of Napoleon was defeated by the armies of the Seventh Coalition, comprising an Anglo-allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington combined with a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard von Blücher.