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 Second War against Napoleon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Second War against Napoleon was the second involvement by Sweden in the Napoleonic Wars.
The fiat Treaty of Paris signed by the Allies and France ended the War of the Seventh Coalition and Sweden’s second war against Napoleon on May 30, 1814.
Upon acceding to the coalition the United Kingdom ceded the island of Guadeloupe to Sweden, which by the Treaty of Paris was replaced by a financial settlement that gave rise to the Guadeloupe Fund.
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 The French Revolt and Empire
Napoleon himself was not of a disposition to resist playing the same power games as those around him, and so not until 1815 did the wars end with the battle of Waterloo and the return of a monarch to Paris.
Napoleon however, was increasingly aware of the negative effects of the ongoing warfare which threatened stability at home and he hoped to encourage Austrian neutrality by preventing the sort of resentment which usually accompanied severe war reparations.
Napoleon remained in Moscow in the belief that an armistice would soon be offered, but none was forthcoming, and after a month of waiting he realized that the situation had become serious.
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 War against Napoleon
Napoleon came under suspicion of being a terrorist with the fall, in 1794, of Robespierre, who had been largely responsible for the revolutionary Terror of executions and imprisonments.
From 1803, Napoleon fought a series of land wars against all the monarchies of Europe, defeating Prussia, Austria and Russia (alone or collectively) in successive battles at Ulm and Austerlitz (1805), Jena (1806), Friedland (1807) and Wagram (1809).
Napoleon was once again exiled, this time to St Helena in the Atlantic, where he died on 5 May 1821.
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 Napoleon Bonaparte Timeline   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Napoleon Bonaparte was born of lower noble status in Ajaccio, Corsica on August 15, 1769.
War of the Second Coalition is fought (1798-1801)
The Duke of Wellington opposed Napoleon at Waterloo.
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 First War against Napoleon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The First War against Napoleon or the Pomeranian War, was the first involvement by Sweden in the Napoleonic Wars.
Napoleon’s plans to invade Sweden was never realized due to the British activity on the Baltic Sea, weakness of Danish military and hesitations of French Marshal Bernadotte, that made him popular enough to be elected as a Swedish Crown Prince after the coup d'état in March 1809.
On August 30, 1809, the new Swedish government was to conclude the treaty of Fredrikshamn with Russia legitimizing the latter’s capture of Finland and Åland.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon declared that he would have no conditions dictated to him; at the same time he promised to give new proofs of his respect and love for religion, and to listen to what the pope might have to submit.
Napoleon wrote to Champagny that it was necessary "to accustom the people of Rome and the French troops to live side by side, so that, should the Court of Rome continue to act in an insensate way, it might insensibly cease to exist as a temporal power, without anyone noticing the change".
Napoleon first wreaked his irritation on the Bishops of Ghent, Tournai, and Troyes, whom he forced to resign their sees and caused to be deported to various towns, then, on 3 December, he declared the Brief unacceptable, and charged the prelates to ask for another.
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 Main Page - All World Wars
The Art of War by Baron De Jomini was considered by most military experts of the day, at the time of the American Civil War, to be the definitive work on strategy and warfare.
At the close of the Napoleonic wars De Jomini became General and Aide de camp for the Tsar of Russia.
Brief description of German campaign against the guerrillas in the Balkans during the period of the European Axis occupation, from the end of hostilities against Greece and Yugoslavia in April 1941 to the capture of Belgrade by the Soviet forces and the Partisans in October 1944.
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 Napoleonic Wars - WarWiki - A Wikia wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Napoleon mentioned on several occasions his intention to create a single European state, and, although Napoleon's defeat set the thought of a unified Europe back over one and a half centuries, the European identity was rediscovered following the Second World War.
Napoleon was able to bring the total imperial forces in the region up to around 650,000 — although only 250,000 were under his direct command, with another 120,000 under Nicolas Charles Oudinot and 30,000 under Davout.
Napoleon was exiled to the island of Elba, and the Bourbon kings were restored under Louis XVIII.
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The war of defense ended, in point of fact, with the surrender of Louis Bonaparte, the Sedan capitulation, and the proclamation of the republic at Paris.[22] But long before these events, the very moment that the utter rottenness of the imperialist arms became evident, the Prussian military _camarilla_ had resolved upon conquest.
The German working class have resolutely supported the war, which it was not in their power to prevent, as a war for German independence and the liberation of France and Europe from that pestilential incubus, the Second Empire.
If they forsake their duty, if they remain passive, the present tremendous war will be but the harbinger of still deadlier international feuds, and lead in every nation to a renewed triumph over the workman by the lords of the sword, of the soil, and of capital.
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 Second Coalition Against Napoleon Bonaparte : Napoleonic and Revolutionary Wars : Egyptian Campaign : Marengo : ...
The first success for the new anti-French league was the capture of Rome by a Neopolitan army, led by Austria's General Karl Mack, but the high point was short-lived as French troops threw them out two weeks later.
With Napoleon Bonaparte on his Egyptian Campaign, the military leadership of France fell upon Lazare Carnot who decided the best form of defence was to attack all his enemies at once.
There were some big-name commanders against them, with Russia's General Alexander Suvarov leading the Italian forces, Archduke Charles the forces in Germany and the Duke of York in the Netherlands.
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 Napoleon--World History lesson plan (grades 6-8)--DiscoverySchool.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
One of Napoleon’s first tasks as a dictator was to simplify the French legal system by writing the Napoleonic Code.
Napoleon links are part of this War Times Journal webzine on military history.
Context: Napoleon is commissioned as second lieutenant in the artillery, a fortuitous choice since new advances in weaponry and tactics are about to rewrite history.
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 Today in Iraq
The sham ICG report: The United States faces a "grave and deteriorating" situation after three years of war in Iraq, a high-level commission warned bluntly on Wednesday, recommending enhanced diplomacy to stabilize the country and hopefully permit the withdrawal of most combat troops by early 2008.
Equipment shortage: But as the war has continued, Army leaders have recognized that they cannot afford to wait for a drawdown of troops before they begin overhauling equipment -- some of it 20 years old -- that is being used at extraordinary rates.
Against this, there is talk inside the Bush administration, of "picking a winner," of choosing sides in Iraq's civil war-which, of course, means backing the Shiites.
dailywarnews.blogspot.com   (16117 words)

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