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Napoleon Bonaparte

1769

Constitution of the Year VIII

1799

established the Consulate, a form of French government.

Napoleonic Code

1804

established by Napoleon which granted equality based on merit and allowed freedom of religion

Treaty of Pressburg

1805

France received large amounts of concessions from Austria and recognized Napoleon as King of Italy.

Battle of Trafalgar

1805

A Naval battle engaged between Britian's Royal Navy and the combined fleets of French and Spain; resulting in a British victory, and the death of Lord Nelson; the commander of the British naval fleet.

Confederation of the Rhine

1806

established Napoleon's family members as the leaders of many European countries.

Berlin Decrees

1806

Napoleon forbade his allies from importing British goods.

Continental System

1807

A war tactic established by Napoleon which aimed to block the Mediterranean trading route to England

Milan Decree

1807

Declared that no European country was to trade with the United Kingdom

Battle of Wagram

1809

Napoleon's army defeats the Austrian forces.

Invasion of Russia

1812

During the war between England and The United States, Napoleon planned to hit England's largest ally, Russia. He and a very large army marched across Europe, but was slowly decimated by a very cold winter and the "scorched earth" method of defense by the Russians.

Battle of Leipzig

October 16, 1813

The Quadruple alliance crushed Napoleon, also known as the Battle of Nations.

Congress of Vienna

1814

The Quadruple alliance; consisting of Britain, Austria, Prussia, and Russia meet at Vienna to shift the balance of power.

Treaty of Chaumont

1814

Declared Bourbon heir to the French throne

Napoloen's exile to Elba

April 11, 1814

Napoleon exiled to Elba, a small Mediterranean island in Tuscany, Italy.

100 Days

1815

Napoleon Dies

May 5, 1815

Napoleon dies in exile on St. Helena.

Battle of Waterloo

June 18, 1815

The Quadruple Alliance crushes Napoleon

Napoleon's exile to St. Helena

June 19, 1815

Napoleon exiled to St. Helena