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  Consul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The office of Consul was believed to date back to the traditional establishment of the Republic in 509 BC, although the early history is partly legendary, and the succession of Consuls is not continuous in the 5th century.
Under the Republic, the minimum age of election to consul for patricians was 40 years of age, for plebeians 42.
Originally the consuls were to hold office for a period of ten years, although in 1802 Bonaparte was declared First Consul for life (lifetime consulate was introduced for Second and Third Consuls as well).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Consul   (778 words)

 First Consul - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
First Consul is a title used by Napoleon Bonaparte following his seizure of power in France.
The term consul was used as part of Bonaparte's attempt to liken himself to a Roman ruler of ancient times.
The consuls ran the Republic (along with the Senate) and were the highest ranking military figures.
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 Encyclopedia: First Consul   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Bonaparte as general Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a general of the French Revolution and was the ruler of France as First Consul (Premier Consul) of the French Republic from November 11, 1799 to May 18, 1804, then as Emperor of the French (Empereur des Français...
The Consulate marks a period of French constitutional history between 1799 and 1804 - from the fall of the Directory to the start of the Napoleonic Empire.
The First French Empire, commonly known as the French Empire, the Napoleonic Empire or simply as The Empire, covers the period of the domination of France and much of continental Europe by Napoleon I of France.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/First-Consul   (735 words)

 First French Empire -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The First French Empire stands distinct from its imitator and would-be successor, the (Click link for more info and facts about Second French Empire) Second French Empire of (Nephew of Napoleon I and emperor of the French from 1852 to 1871 (1808-1873)) Napoleon III (1852-1870).
His (Someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality) genius, assisted by the impoverishment of two generations, was like the oak which admits beneath its shade none but the smallest of saplings.
So First Empire France had no internal (A record or narrative description of past events) history outside the plans and transformations to which Napoleon subjected the institutions of the Consulate, and outside the after-effects of (Click link for more info and facts about his wars) his wars.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/f/fi/first_french_empire.htm   (1618 words)

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Thus, in the couplets of Lyons, the First Consul was the God of victory, the conqueror of the Nile and of Neptune, the savior of his country, the peacemaker of the world, the arbiter of Europe.
On Tuesday much of the day was spent by the First Consul in visiting the workshops of the numerous factories of the city, accompanied by the minister of the interior, the prefect, the mayor, the general commanding the division, the inspector-general of police, and the staff of the Consular Guard.
On the arrival of the First Consul at Havre, the city was illuminated; and the First Consul and his numerous cortege passed between two rows of illuminations and columns of fire of all kinds.
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The first advances of Pius VI to his "dear son General Bonaparte" were met by Bonaparte's declaring that he was ready to treat.
The proclamation of Bonaparte as consul for life (August, 1802) increased in him the sense of his responsibility towards the religion of the country, and in Pius VII the desire to be on good terms with a personage who was advancing with such long strides towards omnipotence.
First the committee voted as the emperor wished, then, on more mature consideration, suspecting some stratagem on the emperor's part, it recalled its vote, and, on 10 July, Hirn, Bishop of Tournai, speaking for the committee, proposed to the council that no decision be made until a deputation had been sent to the pope.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10687a.htm   (11597 words)

 Napoleonic Medals iii.
First Consul Bonaparte crossed the Saint Bernard Pass with an army of 40,000; in addition a detachment of 11,500 from General Moreau's army came through the Saint Gotthard Pass.
The obverse portrait of First Consul Bonaparte was done by Brenet (signature on the truncation of the bust), but the border is signed by H.Auguste, suggesting that originally the medal had been intended to be smaller.
First Consul Bonaparte returned through Lyon to Paris, stopping in Lyon to arrange for the reestablishment of that city, which had been harshly treated during the revolution, as an industrial center.
fortiter.napoleonicmedals.org /medals/history/2nd_ital.htm   (3717 words)

The consuls were the chairmen of the Senate, which served as a board of advisers.
This meant that the consuls could always interfere with the decisions of praetors, aediles and quaestors.
It was possible to have a second term as consul, but ten years ought to separate these two terms; however, in the late second century Caius Marius was consul in 107, 104, 103, 102, 101, and 100.
www.livius.org /cn-cs/consul/consul.html   (531 words)

 The Memoirs of Napoleon, V5, 1802
The First Consul received him with the warmest cordiality, as a man for whom he had a high esteem, and whose talents and character afforded the fairest promise of what might one day be expected of him.
Truguet was the first to mount the breach.
The impatience and indignation of the First Consul had been highly excited by the evasions of Austria and the plots of England, for he knew all the intrigues that were carrying on for the restoration of the Bourbons.
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 The Private Life of Napoleon, V2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
According to these honest fabricators, the First Consul must have seduced his wife's daughter, before giving her in marriage to his own brother., Simply to announce such a charge is to comprehend all the falsity of it.
During his early occupation of Saint-Cloud the First Consul slept in the same bed with his wife; afterwards etiquette forbade this; and as a result, conjugal affection was somewhat chilled, and finally the First Consul occupied an apartment at some distance from that of Madame Bonaparte.
Whenever the First Consul made a distribution of arms of honor, there was always a banquet at the Tuileries, to which were admitted, without distinction, and whatever their grade, all who had a share in these rewards.
www.blackmask.com /books30c/nc02v.htm   (15036 words)

 US Embassy of Thailand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Consul Mack Tanner and I took them in helicopters and light planes to over-fly the Burma border and peer down at illicit heroin refineries.
Consul General Judith Strotz was intent on fielding a team for the long boat races at the Loy Krathong Festival.
Another visitor was the first US vice consul, who arrived in mid-1950 to pave the way for the official opening of the Consulate.
bangkok.usembassy.gov /consulcm/history/past.htm   (3697 words)

 Memoirs of the Duke of Rovigo
After dispatching his orders, the First Consul directed the whole army to wheel its front upon the left wing of its centre, moving its right wing forward at the same time.
The First Consul had deprived General Desaix of his artillery in order to unite it to the artillery of the guard, and thus form an overwhelming battery in the centre,
I set off at full gallop, and overtook the First Consul, who was causing the troops placed to the right of the village of Marengo to execute the change of front which he had directed along the whole line.
www.wtj.com /archives/savary/sav010117b.htm   (1933 words)

That he shares honors with Franklin is indeed fitting for they served together in France from 1781 to 1785, Franklin as the first American diplomat to serve abroad, Barclay as the first American consul to serve abroad.
Although recognized as the first American to serve as consul in a foreign land, Barclay was not the first to be appointed consul.
His name is the first listed on the Department of State’s plaque dedicated to those who lost their lives under heroic or tragic circumstances.
www.dacorbacon.org /DACOR/Tom_Barclay.htm   (422 words)

 SparkNotes: Napoleon Bonaparte: Napoleon's Years as First Consul
Becoming First Consul at 30 years of age, Napoleon now cut his hair short.
As First Consul, Napoleon was clearly the highest power in the land, and a fairly absolutist ruler.
A new constitution of his own devising legislated a succession to rule for his son, even though he had not yet fathered any children; although Josephine had two children from her previous marriage, she had not borne Napoleon any heirs.
www.sparknotes.com /biography/napoleon/section4.rhtml   (1221 words)

 Oregon's First Finnish Consul
Here he must have reached a decision-making turning point in his life, for he is reported to have deserted his ship and signed on board the American ship Albania.
Wilson's name is mentioned also in connection with the formation of a national Finnish Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, he having served as treasurer of the first Finnish American Missionary Society, formed in Astoria, Oregon, in 1888.
During a celebration at an Astoria festival in the summer of 1892, Consul Wilson was the Finnish director.
www.genealogia.fi /emi/art/article98e.htm   (1276 words)

 Pacific diplomat named as first consul in Dili
An experienced career diplomat, Mr James Batley, was named yesterday as Australia's first consul in the East Timorese capital, Dili.
The Australian Federal Police said yesterday that the first 50 police officers selected for the 280-strong United Nations police presence in East Timor had completed their training and were ready to be deployed, possibly as early as next week.
In Dili, a senior human rights official said grave fears were held for 12 East Timorese women detained on the orders of a local pro-autonomy militia group.
www.etan.org /et99/june/1-5/5pacific.htm   (333 words)

 Grizzard: Construction of UVA: 1996: Jefferson and His Colleagues: A Chronicle of the Virginia Dynasty
The First Consul was now free to pursue his colonial policy, and the destiny of the Mississippi Valley hung in the balance.
Between the First Consul and his goal, however, loomed up the gigantic figure of Toussaint L'Ouverture, a full-blooded negro, who had made himself master of Santo Domingo and had thus planted himself squarely in the searoad to Louisiana.
The First Consul proposed to cede Louisiana to the United States: he considered the colony as entirely lost.
etext.lib.virginia.edu /jefferson/grizzard/johnson/johnson04.html   (3084 words)

 Nhan Dan --- News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Lao official said as bilateral ties between Vietnam and Laos have been taken to a new height of development, the Consul General's mission in Laos' northern provinces is a difficult task.
As Luang Prabang is home to world cultural heritage sites, he also advised the Consul General to make co-operative ties between the two countries' business circles more effective, and help boost bilateral co-operation in tourism.
The Lao official said he highly appreciated the traditional relations between the two countries in general as well as between the people of Luang Prabang and the local Vietnamese community in particular.
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 Ingres, cat10_rel1d   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After Bonaparte and his wife, Josephine de Beauharnais, toured the northern departments of France in 1803, it was decided that portraits of the First Consul should be sent to five towns in the region to remind citizens of their loyalty to the new regime.
Ingres's painting, destined for Liège, in present-day Belgium, shows the First Consul pointing to an August 1803 decree that designated 300,000 francs for the reconstruction of that city, which had been partially destroyed by Austrian troops nine years earlier.
As with the imperial portrait, it is unlikely that Bonaparte posed for Ingres.
www.metmuseum.org /explore/ingres/ingres/html/el_ingres_cat10_rel1d.htm   (171 words)

 Study Guide for Livy 21-30
Cornelius Scipio, consul in 222, the brother of the elder Publius
Aemilius Paullus, consul in 216 (whose grandson, many years later, was adopted by the son of Scipio Africanus; this grandson was known as Scipio Aemilianus, and was a close friend of the Greek historian Polybius, Livy's best source)
Claudius Marcellus, consul in 222, 214, 210, 208; aka the Sword of Rome
www.uvm.edu /~bsaylor/rome/livynotes.html   (436 words)

 Read about First Consul at WorldVillage Encyclopedia. Research First Consul and learn about First Consul here!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Research First Consul and learn about First Consul here!
Originally, three equal Consuls made up the government established by
Napoleon Bonaparte after the coup of 18 Brumaire (November 9, 1799), which established the Consulate in France (1799-1804).
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 First Consul Productions Recent Projects
In mid 2000, Naveen Singh emailed me the first draft of "I, Cantaloupe" after the two had discussed making a series of goofy short films about a guy named Joe who, in each episode gets killed by an inanimate object.
Due to time constraints and outright laziness, we decided that "I, Cantaloupe was hilarious enough to hold its own as a quality, super16mm short film.
Always interested in film, Jim wanted to see the script for kicks and after viewing it, offered his services as director of photography.
www.msu.edu /user/versical/cantaloupepage.html   (228 words)

 The Revolution and Napoleon I (from Paris) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
French general, first consul (1799–1804), and emperor of the French (1804–1814/15), one of the most celebrated personages in the history of the West.
weekly American women's rights newspaper, first published on January 8, 1868, under the proprietorship of Susan B. Anthony and edited by Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Parker Pillsbury.
The Boston Tea Party was the first openly rebellious act of the American Revolution.
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 U.S. Consulate General Chiang Mai: The First Consul
The First Consul U.S. Consulate General Chiang Mai The First Consul The Royal Consulate General Compound Consulate Leaders Past Remembrances Photo Album: History Remarks by Amb.
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U.S. Consulate General Chiang Mai: The First Consul - The First Consul U.S. Consulate General Chiang Mai The First Consul The Royal Consulate General Compound Consulate Leaders Past Remembrances Photo Album: History
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 CONSUL.CC - The First Worldwide Consul Directory - Search
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JOHN H. Honorary CONSUL for Togo to Canada
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 CONSUL.CC - The First Worldwide Consul Directory - Suchergebnis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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CG Susumu Shibata represents Japan to all the Northeastern Brazilian states, being the head of the Consulate General, based in Recife, Pernambuco.
His wife is Chiho Shibata.The staff of the Consulate General of Japan in Recife includes Consul Takeshi Goto and Vice Consul Mari Sato.
www.shibata.consul.cc   (54 words)

 The Treaty of Luneville.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
BUONAPARTE Ir.C.D.L.R.F. (Buonaparte, First Consul of the French Republic.
P.P. (Napoleon Alexander Bonaparte, Father of the Fatherland, First Consul)
Victory flying right, carrying an olive branch and wreath.
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