Timeline For Napoleon (1795-1815)

Events

June 13, 1795 Napoleon is promoted to General of the Army of the West

June 13, 1795

March 2, 1796 Napoleon is given command of the French army in Italy

March 2, 1796

March 11, 1796 Italian campaign against Austria begins

March 11, 1796

May 10, 1796 Napoleon wins the Battle of Lodi

May 10, 1796

November 17, 1796 Napoleon wins the Battle of Arcole

November 17, 1796

January 14, 1797 Napoleon wins the Battle of Rivoli

January 14, 1797

October 17, 1797 Napoleon draws up the Treaty of Campo-Formio with Austria

October 17, 1797

May 19, 1798 Napoleon begins his Egyptian campaign

May 19, 1798

July 2, 1798 Fall of Alexandria

July 2, 1798

July 21, 1798 Wins Battle of the Pyramids against Mamelukes in Egypt

July 21, 1798

July 24, 1798 Fall of Cairo

July 24, 1798

August 1, 1798 British fleet destroys the French navy in the Battle of Aboukir

August 1, 1798

November 9-10, 1799 Following a coup d'etat, Napoleon becomes First Consul of the new French government

November 9, 1799 - November 10, 1799

May 20, 1800 Napoleon leads his army across the Alps in the Second Italian Campaign

May 20, 1800

June 14, 1800 Wins Battle of Marengo against Austria

June 14, 1800

February 9, 1801 Treaty with Austria signed at Luneville

February 9, 1801

March 25, 1802 Treaty of Amiens signed with Britain

March 25, 1802

August 4, 1802 Napoleon Made First Consul for life

August 4, 1802

May 16, 1803 England violates Treaty of Amiens

May 16, 1803

May 18, 1804 Senate proclaims Napoleon Emperor

May 18, 1804

March 17, 1805 Napoleon is crowned king of Italy in Milan

March 17, 1805

December 2, 1805 Victory in the Battle of Austerlitz against Austria and Russia

December 2, 1805

June 14, 1807 Defeats the Russians at the Battle of Friedland

June 14, 1807

July 7, 1807 Czar Alexander I makes peace with Napoleon

July 7, 1807

June 24, 1812 Russian Campaign begins

June 24, 1812

October 19, 1812 Napoleon Retreats from Russia

October 19, 1812

War of Liberation 1813-1814

1813 - 1814

March 17, 1813 Prussia declares war on France

March 17, 1813

June 21, 1813 The Battle of Vitoria Spanish Victory

June 21, 1813

March 30-31, 1814: ·Paris falls

March 30, 1814 - March 31, 1814

April 4, 1814: ·Napoleon abdicates his rule to Louis XVIII

April 4, 1814

May 4, 1814 Napoleon is exiled to Elba

May 4, 1814

March 1, 1815 Napoleon Escapes Elba

March 1, 1815

March 20, 1815 Louis XVIII flees, Napoleon takes control

March 20, 1815

June 18, 1815 Defeated in the Battle of Waterloo

June 18, 1815

October 16, 1815: ·Napoleon is exiled to Saint Helena

October 16, 1815