Napoleon Bonaparte By galantem Feb 6, 2023 Napolean is born Feb 6, 2023 The Start of The french Revolution Rioters stormed the Bastille fortress in an attempt to secure gunpowder and weapons. Feb 6, 2023 18 Brumaire Coup The coup of 18 Brumaire brought General Napoleon Bonaparte to power as First Consul of France Feb 6, 2023 Napoleonic Code The code forbade privileges based on birth, allowed freedom of religion, and specified that government jobs should go to the most qualified. Feb 6, 2023 Battle of Trafaglar British fleet under Admiral Lord Nelson defeats a combined French and Spanish fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar, fought off the coast of Spain. Feb 6, 2023 Battle of Waterloo Marked the final defeat of French military leader and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte Feb 6, 2023 Exile to St. Helena Napoleon retreated to Paris where (due to a lack of support from his military marshals) he was forced to renounce his throne Feb 6, 2023 Napoleans Death Napoleon was subsequently exiled to the island of Saint Helena off the coast of Africa. Period: Feb 6, 2023 to Feb 6, 2023 Battle of Toulon Early republican victory over a royalist rebellion in the southern French city of Toulon. Period: Feb 6, 2023 to Feb 6, 2023 Egyptian Campaign Bonaprte eluded a British fleet, captured the port of Malta, and on July 1, 1798 landed with 35,00 soldiers in Egypt. Period: Feb 6, 2023 to Feb 6, 2023 First Consul for Life The Consulate made government in France more efficient and abolished most of the remnants of class and privilege. Period: Feb 6, 2023 to Feb 6, 2023 Peninsular War Military conflict between Napoleon's empire and the allied powers of Spain, Britain and Portugal for control of the Iberian Peninsula Period: Feb 6, 2023 to Feb 6, 2023 Battle of Austerlitz The most important and decisive engagements of the Napoleonic Wars. Period: Feb 6, 2023 to Feb 6, 2023 Continental System Napoleon's Berlin Decree, which banned British ships from entering European ports. Period: Feb 6, 2023 to Feb 6, 2023 Invasion of Russia Napoleon's Grande Armée crossed the Neman River in an attempt to engage and defeat the Russian army. Period: Feb 6, 2023 to Feb 6, 2023 Retreat from Moscow Moscow with his army largely intact and retreated only because the citizens of Moscow burned three-fourths of the city. Period: Feb 6, 2023 to Feb 6, 2023 Battle of Leipzpig The biggest battle of the Napoleonic Wars. Separate but coordinated armies of Russians, Prussians, Swedes, and Austrians Period: Feb 6, 2023 to Feb 6, 2023 Exile to Elba Abdicates the throne, and, in the Treaty of Fontainebleau, is banished to the Mediterranean island of Elba.