Napoleon Bonaparte Timeline

Personal Life

Napoleon Bonaparte

1769 - 1821

Napoleon's BIRTH

15 August 1769

Isle of Corsica

Wife: Josephine

1796 - Approx. 1809

Napoleon married Josehine de Beauharnais in 1796. She was 6 years older than him and already had 2 teenagers when they got married.
During those years Josephine was unable to give Napoleon an offspring, so they had their marriage annulled

30: EMPEROR

May 18 1804

After making a constitutional amendment in 1802, making Napoleon first consul for life. Two years later, in 1804, he crowned himself emperor of France in a ceremony in Paris at the Cathedral of Notre Dame.

Wife: Marie Louise

1810 - Approx. 1820

Marie Louise was the daughter of the Austrian Emperor. They were married 11 years, sinsce 1810, until the day Napoleon died in St Helena

Napoleon II Born

March 20 1811

Marie Louise gave birth to Napoleon's heir and only legitimate child on March 20 1811: Napoleon François Joseph Charles Bonaparte, known as Napoleon II.
He was given the title of King of Rome

Exiled to Elba

April 6 1814 - February 26 1815

Exiled to St Helena

June 22 1815 - May 5 1821

Napoleon's DEATH

May 5 1821

He died at the age of 51 during his exile in St Helena from a stomach cancer.

Battles

18 BRUMAIRE

November 9 1799

Coup d' Etat. This event brought Napoleon to power as FIrst Consul of France. This eventually led to Napoleon declaring himself Emperor of France

Concordat of 1801

1801

Battle of TRAFALGAR

1805

Invasion of SPAIN

1808 - 1813

Invasion of RUSSIA

June 24 1812 - January 1813

Hundred Day Reign

March 20 1815 - July 8 1815

Battle of WATERLOO

June 18 1815