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Napoleonic Timeline: 1800

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Napoleon Bonaparte in 1800
Napoleon Bonaparte in 1800
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9 January 1800 – The municipalities lose their right to appoint police commissioners. –  17 January 1800 – An order abolishes sixty out of the seventy-three Parisian political newspapers. The creation of new titles is banned. –  18 January 1800 – The Banque de France is created. Vendeans surrender to General Brune. –  21 January 1800 – Royalist demonstrations on the occasion of the death anniversary of Louis XVI. –  25 January 1800 – Creation of a reserve army of 60,000 men, placed under the command of the First Consul.

7 February 1800 – Napoleon Bonaparte praises George Washington, who died two months ago. For ten days, all the flags of the Republic will display black crepes. –  9 February 1800 – Ceremony at the Hôtel des Invalides  honoring the memory of George Washington. –  13 February 1800 – Publication of the statutes of the Banque de France (Bank of France). –  14 February 1800 – The Chouan chief Georges Cadoudal lays down his arms. –  15 February 1800 – The journalists lose the right to print anything related to land and sea movements. –  17 February 1800 – A new administrative organization of France is adopted. –  18 February 1800 – The Constitution of the year VIII is adopted by plebiscite: 3,011,007 yes, 1,562 no. –  19 February 1800 – Napoleon Bonaparte sets up house at the Palais des Tuileries. –  20 February 1800 – The Count of Provence (future Louis XVIII) requests Bonaparte in writing to leave him his place.

2 March 1800 – Appointment of the prefects of ninety-eight departments. –  3 March 1800 – Closing of the list of emigrants. –  8 March 1800 – Creation of the police prefecture of Paris. –  14 March 1800 – At Venice, cardinal Barnaba Chiaramonti is elected Pope Pius VII. –  18 March 1800 – Law on the new organization of courts.

5 April 1800 – Governmental authorization becomes necessary for staging a play in the theatre. –  21 April 1800 – André Masséna enters Genoa with his army. –  27 April 1800 – Napoleon Bonaparte orders Charles Augereau to bring the Batavian government to book.

6 May 1800 – Napoleon Bonaparte leaves Paris: it is the beginning of the second campaign in Italy. –  9 May 1800 – Bonaparte reaches Geneva. –  14 May 1800 – The French army approaches the slopes of Mount Saint-Bernard. –  20 May 1800 – Bonaparte crosses Saint-Bernard  . –  24 May 1800 – From Aoste: in a letter to the Consuls, Bonaparte announces that he hopes to be back in Paris within fifteen days. –  26 May 1800 – Battle of La Chiusella. –  30 May 1800 – Joachim Murat captures Novara.

2nd June 1800 – Entry in Milan. –  3rd June 1800 – Reinstatement of the Cisalpine Republic. –  4 June 1800 – Masséna must capitulate in Genoa. –  9 June 1800 – Battle of Montebello. –  14 June 1800 – Battle of Marengo; at the moment of victory Louis Charles Antoine Desaix is killed by a musket ball  . The same day, in Egypt, Jean-Baptiste Kleber is assassinated. –  15 June 1800 – In Alessandria, Italy, signing of a convention between the French and Austrian commands. The strongholds of Piedmont and Lombardia, the cities of Genoa, Savona and Urbino are handed over to the French; the Austrians retreat beyond the Oglio. –  21 June 1800 – The French army enters Turin. –  23 June 1800 – Louis-Gabriel Suchet occupies Genoa. Bonaparte orders the collection of a war contribution across the length and breadth of the Cisalpine Republic, to be paid by the well-known supporters of Austria.

2nd July 1800 – Return of Napoleon Bonaparte to Paris. –  22 July 1800 – Bonaparte writes to Masséna: "To set an example, loot and burn the first village of Piedmont which will revolt". –  26 July 1800 – Traders and individual people once again become free to be idle on Sundays.

12 August 1800 – Setting in place of a commission in charge of drawing up the Civil Code; members are: Bigot de Préameneu, Tronchet, Portalis and Maleville. –  28 August 1800 – Napoleon Bonaparte visits Jean-Jacques Rousseau's room in Ermenonville, near Paris.

5 September 1800 – Malta falls into the hands of the English. –  7 September 1800 – Napoleon Bonaparte sends a demurrer to the Count of Provence. –  23 September 1800 – Bonaparte lays the foundation stone of the monument for Desaix and Kléber. –  27 September 1800 – A Ministry of the Treasury is appointed, by a split of the Ministry of Finance. –  30 September 1800 – Signing of the Convention of Mortefontaine between France and the United States of America, which settles the hostilities that had erupted during the Quasi-War  .

1st October 1800 – The third Treaty of San Ildefonso is secretly concluded between Spain and France, by which Spain returns Louisiana to France. –  3 October 1800 – Metge, the author of a pamphlet who was inciting people for assassinating Napoleon Bonaparte, is arrested. –  10 October 1800 – The sculptor Giuseppe Ceracchi is arrested at the Opera while he was getting ready to assassinate Bonaparte. –  20 October 1800 – Forty-eight thousand people's names are struck off the emigrants’ list.

5 November 1800 – Monsignor Giuseppe Spina, the Pope's representative, reaches Paris in order to negotiate the Concordat. –  8 November 1800 – Chevalier, a chemist suspected of making an infernal machine, is arrested.

3 December 1800 – Jean Victor Marie Moreau crushes the Austrians at Hohenlinden. –  24 December 1800 – Napoleon Bonaparte escapes unscathed from an attack on rue Saint-Nicaise  . There are 22 dead and 56 injured. –  25 December 1800 – Moreau signs the armistice of Steyr, near Vienna, with the Archduke Charles.

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