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Life of Bonaparte, first consul of France

Life of Bonaparte, first consul of France

from his birth to the peace of Luneville : to which is added, an account of his remarkable actions, replies, speeches, and traits of character : with anecdotes of his different campaigns

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Published by Printed for Mathew Carey in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Napoleon -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821.,
  • France -- History -- 1789-1815.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated from the French.
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 4115.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination292 p., [1] leaf of plates
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17712367M

    From First Consul to Emperor. Napoleon was elected First Consul of France for life in In December he crowned himself emperor of the French at Notre-Dame cathedral. The coronation brought the 1st Republic to an end. France was now under a military despotism presided over by an absolute monarch. His court was re-established in the. He also got France back in to the good books of Rome through the Concordat with the Pope, which eased the restrictions and penalties imposed on the church by the Revolution. Bonaparte's popularity was now unprecedented and he was voted Consul for life.

    He served as the first Consul of France and was later became the Emperor of France. During his time, he brought about major reforms in the country, such as introduction of higher education, establishment centralized government, foundation of Bank of France. FRANCE Jean-Baptiste ISABEY (after) Napoleon Bonaparte, First Consul, in the gardens of Malmaison (Napoléon Bonaparte comme Premier Consul dans les jardins de Malmaison) () coloured engraving x cm Napoleonmuseum Thurgau, Schloss und Park Arenenberg, Salenstein Acquisition

    With the Treaty of Lunéville () with Austria and the Treaty of Amiens () with Great Britain, the Second Coalition was ended and France became paramount on the Continent. Napoleon's ambition did not rest. In Aug., , a plebiscite approved his becoming first consul for life; a modified constitution, that of the year X, came into force. The executive power was vested in three Consuls, but all actual power was held by the First Consul, Bonaparte. In , Napoleon became the First Consul for Life and two years later he was elected as Emperor of the French. As Napoleon increased his power, he borrowed many techniques of the Ancien Régime in his new form of one-man government.


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Life of Bonaparte, first consul of France, from his birth to the peace of Luneville.: To which is added, an account of his remarkable actions, replies, speeches, and traits of character.

With anecdotes of his different campaigns. by: Dubroca, ca. Life of Bonaparte, first consul of France from his birth to the peace of Luneville: to which is added, an account of his remarkable actions, replies, speeches, and traits of character: with anecdotes of his different campaigns /.

Bibliographic Details. Main Author. Bonaparte rose to prominence under the French First Republic and led successful campaigns against the First and Second Coalitions arrayed against France. Inhe staged a coup d'état and installed himself as First Consul; five years later the French Senate proclaimed him emperor.4/5(3).

Life of Bonaparte, First Consul of France, From his birth to the Peace of Luneville. To which is added, an account of his remarkable actions, speeches and replies, traits of character: With anecdotes of his different campaigns.

Translated from the French. Nunc demum redit animus Unus qui nobis restituit rem. Napoleon's Years as First Consul. Summary. Becoming First Consul at 30 years of age, Napoleon now cut his hair short. The French people quickly forgot about his disastrous Egyptian campaign and remembered his stunning victories in the Italian one.

In December ofNapoleon pushed for peace, but England and Austria rejected his proposals. The consulate had full power, and elections were ended. Napoleon assumed the position of First Consul and obtained near dictatorial powers.

The Consulate made government in France more efficient and abolished most of the remnants of class and privilege. Napoleon Bonaparte was a French military general who crowned himself the first emperor of France. His Napoleonic Code remains a model for governments :   Napoleon Bonaparte (), also known as Napoleon I, was a French military leader and emperor who conquered much of Europe in the early 19th century.

Born on the island of Corsica, Napoleon rapidly rose through the ranks of the military during the French Revolution (). Napoleon Bonaparte was the Commander in the Revolution of France, the ruler as the First Consul from 11 November to 16 Mayand the Emperor as Napoleon l from 16 May to 6 April He again became the emperor from 20 March to 22 June He was also the ruler of many other regions of Europe.

Gueniffey tends to date Bonaparte's true birth from late when as a young captain working on the supply line to revolutionary troops in the south of France Author: Tom Keneally.

Short biography of Napoleon Bonaparte, the Consulate. In Europe, Napoleon was elected President of the Italian Republic (January 25th, ), and was about to sign with England the Treaty of Amiens (March 25th), which allowed France to find peace for the first.

First UK edition-first impression. Blue hardback (gilt lettering to the spine) with Dj (small nicks on the edges of the DJ cover), both in nera fine condition. Nice and clean pages as new with a small ink mark on the outer edges, a couple of small nicks on the edges of the pages.

pp including Endnotes, book. Assassination attempt on the life of the First Consul of France, Napoleon Bonaparte on Rue Saint Nicaise, Paris, 24 Decemberengraving.

Napoleonic era, France, 19th century. Life of Bonaparte, first consul of France: from his birth to the peace of Luneville: to which is added, an account of his remarkable actions, replies, speeches, and traits of character: with anecdotes of his different campaigns.

Outside of French borders, he sued and achieved a brief period of European peace. Napoleon’s reforms proved incredibly popular, so much so that in an election was held and he was decreed first consul for the rest of his life, and in he was crowned emperor of France.

The peace Napoleon achieved was short-lived. Life of Bonapart, first consul of France, from his birth to the peace of Luneville. To which is added, an account of his remarkable actions, replies, speeches, and traits of character: with anecdotes of his different campaigns.

This book has a way of just pulling you in. From the Italian origins of the Bonaparte family; the steady development of Napoleon as an individual, politician, and soldier; the various ups and downs of the Revolution and its Wars; the multitude of personalities that support and challenge our subject; to the rise and rule of the First Consul: this work stands as a source of exemplary /5(9).

Napoleon played a key role in the French Revolution (–99), served as first consul of France (–), and was the first emperor of France (–14/15). By the popular Napoleon was given the position of first consul for life, with the right to name his replacement.

In he had his title changed to emperor. War resumed after a new coalition was formed against France. In the British destroyed French naval power in the Battle of Trafalgar. Napoleon Bonaparte: Assorted Book Collection From - A complete list of each individual book within this Collection as follows.

Title Author Year Publisher The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Hazlitt, William Hunt and clark The life of Napoleon Bonaparte, W Hodgson The life of Napoleon III, Vol. II & III Blanchard Jerrold Longmans, Green, and : 1stdibs.

The citizen appointed to succeed the First Consul takes an oath to the Republic at the hands of the First Consul, assisted by the second and third consuls, in the presence of the Senate, the ministers, the Council of State, the Legislative Body, the Tribunate, the tribunal of cassation, the archbishops, the bishops.

Napoleon the Great? A debate with Andrew Roberts, Adam Zamoyski and Jeremy Paxman - Duration: Intelligence Squaredviews. This conversation was reprinted in a book called Life of Buonaparte, First Consul of France, from his birth to the Peace of Luneville, translated from the French in There it was embellished with a description of how Napoleon reached the room within the Great Pyramid where the meeting took place.