Show person

Napoleon Bonaparte
Mother: Born:1769-08-15
Father: Died:1821-05-05
Edit

A French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.

Map

Events
1769-08-15
Corsica
Napoleon Bonaparte was born WP
1785-10-28
Napoleon graduates from Ecole Militaire WP
Napoleon graduates from Ecole Militaire with the rank of second lieutenant in the artillery.
1785-11-03
Valence
Napoleon was stationed in Valence WP
Napoleon was stationed in Valence.
1793-12-22
Napoleon receives the rank of brigadier general WP
For his brilliant tactical command (although a subordinate officer, he was widely credited for the victory) at an internal French battle at Toulon, Napoleon receives the new rank of brigadier general.
1794-08-09
Napoleon is imprisoned under suspicion of being a WP
Napoleon is imprisoned under suspicion of being a Jacobin and a supporter of Robespierre.
1795-10-05
13 Vendémiaire rising put down by Napoleon WP
Royalist 13 Vendémiaire rising put down by Napoleon. Barras helps Napoleon win promotion to Commander of the Interior.
1795-10-15
Napoleon meets Rose de Beauharnais WP
At the home of Paul Barras, a Directory member, Napoleon meets Rose de Beauharnais (Josephine)
1796-03-02
Lodi
Napoleon commands the French army in Italy WP
Napoleon is given command of the French army in Italy.
1796-03-11
Italian campaign against Austria begins WP
1796-05-10
Lodi
Battle of Lodi WP
The Battle of Lodi was fought on 10 May 1796 between French forces under General Napoleon Bonaparte and an Austrian rear guard led by Karl Philipp Sebottendorf at Lodi, Lombardy.
1796-11-17
Arcola
Battle of Arcole ended WP
The Battle of Arcole or Battle of Arcola (15–17 November 1796) was a battle fought between French and Austrian forces 25 kilometres (16 mi) southeast of Verona during the War of the First Coalition, a part of the French Revolutionary Wars.
1815-06-16
Ligny
Battle of Ligny WP
The Battle of Ligny was the last victory of the military career of Napoleon Bonaparte.
1815-06-18
Waterloo
Battle of Waterloo WP
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 Bonaparte was defeated by two of the armies of the Seventh Coalition: an Anglo-led Allied army under the command of the Duke of Wellington, and a Prussian army under the command of Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Prince of Wahlstatt.
1821-05-05
Saint Helena
Napoleon Bonaparte died WP
Create new event