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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby Mark » February 5th, 2014, 6:39 pm

Thanks for the updates, post captain!

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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby post captain » February 12th, 2014, 12:12 pm

15th - 21st February


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Actions and Battles

British capture Amboyna, East Indies, 17 Feb 1810.

French forces under Grouchy/Gerard defeat Allied force under Wrede at Valjouan, 17 Feb 1814.

British forces under Abercromby capture Trinidad, 18 Feb 1797.

Napoleon defeats Allies at Montereau, 18 Feb 1814.

French forces under Bonaparte take El Arish, 19 Feb 1799.

Admiral John Duckworth entered the Dardanelles in an effort to reach Constantinople and destroy the Ottoman fleet. After two weeks of fighting the British squadron was forced to withdraw without causing significant damage to the Turks and having suffered heavy casualties. (This action was the beginning of the Anglo-Turkish War, which continued in the Eastern Mediterranean until January 1809), 19 Feb 1807.

Battle of the Gebora (Estremadura), Soult and Mortier defeat Mendizabal, 19 Feb 1811.

Bonaparte invades Palestine, 20 Feb 1799.

French forces under Lannes capture Saragossa, 20 Feb 1809.

American Constitution (44), took the gallantly defended Cyane (22) and Levant (20) off Madeira, 20 Feb 1815.




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Births
Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart, French architect, 15 Feb 1739.

Charles Pichegru, French general, Royalist counter-revolutionary, 16 Feb 1761.


Louis Alexandre Berthier, 1st Duc de Wagram, French marshal, Napoleon's indispensable chief of staff, 20 Feb 1753.

Princess Catharina of Württemberg, Queen consort of Westphalia, Jerome Bonaparte's second wife, 21 Feb 1783.




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Deaths

Friedrich Ludwig, Fürst zu Hohenlohe-Ingelfingen, Prussian general, 15 Feb 1818.

Henry Addington, 1st Viscount Sidmouth, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, 15 Feb 1844.

Hermann von Boyen, Prussian Army officer, 15 Feb 1848.

Georg Carl von Döbeln, Swedish Lieutenant General, 16 Feb 1820.

Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor, 20 Feb 1790.

Andreas Hofer, Tirolean patriot, 20 Feb 1810.

Eugène de Beauharnais, son of Napoleon's wife, Josephine, 21 Feb 1824.

Stapleton Cotton, 1st Viscount Combermere, cavalry commander, 21 Feb 1865.




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Events
Treaty of Tolentino, between France and the Vatican, whereby the latter agreed to pay an indemnity to prevent French occupation, 19 Feb 1797.

Andreas Hofer, Tirolean patriot and leader of rebellion against Napoleon's forces, is executed, 20 Feb 1810.

Richard Trevithick, a British engineer demonstrates the first steam engine to run on rails, 21 Feb 1804.
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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby post captain » February 20th, 2014, 8:34 am

22nd - 28th February


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Actions and Battles

Battle of Fishguard, a French force under Tate is defeated by a force under Cawdor and the local populace, 22-24 Feb 1797.

Action at Vich (Catalonia), Souham defeats O'Donnell, 22 Feb 1810.

Action at Caceres (Estremadura), Foy repulses the Spanish cavalry, 22 Feb 1810.

Wrecked ashore on west coast of France were French warships Italienne, Calypso and Cybele, driven ashore by HMS Defiance and others, 24 Feb 1809.

HMS Peacock (18) taken by American Hornet (20) off British Guiana, 24 Feb 1813.

Action at Valls (Catalonia), Gouvion St Cyr defeats Reding, 25 Feb 1809.

Wellington defeats Soult at Orthez, 27 Feb 1814.

Allies under Wittgenstein and Wrede defeat French under Oudinot at Bar-sur-Aube, 27 Feb 1814.




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Births

Mayer Amschel Rothschild, German-born banker, 23 Feb 1743.

Fyodor Fyodorovich Ushakov, Russian naval commander and admiral, 24 Feb 1744.

Prince Adolphus, 1st Duke of Cambridge, 24 Feb 1774.




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Deaths

Joshua Reynolds, British painter, 23 Feb 1792.

John Keats, British poet, 23 Feb 1821.

Etienne-Louis Malus, French physicist and mathematician, 24 Feb 1812.

Robert Fulton, American inventor, 24 Feb 1815.

Prince Josias of Coburg, Austrian general, 26 Feb 1815.




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Events
Amazing voyage of Riou in Guardian from Antarctic to South Africa after striking an iceberg and nearly foundering, 21 Feb 1790.

Drury Lane theatre in London burns to the ground, 24 Feb 1809.

Paper money in the form of £1 notes are first used by the Bank of England, 26 Feb 1797.

Napoleon escapes from Elba, 26 Feb 1815.

Poet Lord Byron gives his first address as a member of the House of Lords, in defence of Luddite violence against Industrialism in his home county of Nottinghamshire, 27 Feb 1812.
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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby post captain » February 27th, 2014, 9:15 am

1st - 7th March


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Actions and Battles
The Danish ship Admiral Jawl (28) closed within 20 miles of Flamborough Head to seize coastal shipping. Instead she was captured by HMS Sappho (18), 2 Mar 1808.

After an outstandingly gallant defence, HMS Leander (50) was captured by Genereux and taken to Corfu, where attempts were made to suborn her crew, 3 Mar 1799.

Action at Monterey (Galicia), Soult defeats de la Romana, 5 Mar 1809.

Battle of Barossa, Allied troops under Graham and La Pena defeat a French force under Victor, 5 Mar 1811.

Massena begins withdrawal from Portugal, 5 Mar 1811.

Bangalore is besieged by Cornwallis. (Taken by storm on 21 Mar), 6 Mar 1791.

French under Napoleon storm Jaffa, 7 Mar 1799.

Battle of Craonne, French under Napoleon defeat Allies under Blucher, 7 Mar 1814.



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Births
François Nicolas Leonard Buzot, French revolutionary, 1 Mar 1760.

François Séverin Marceau-Desgraviers, French general, 1 Mar 1769.

Louis Gabriel Suchet, French Marshal, 2 Mar 1770.

Joel Roberts Poinsett, American statesman and botanist, 2 Mar 1779.

Frederica of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen of Hanover, 3 Mar 1778.

Antoine-Francois Andreossy, French General, 6 Mar 1761.

Antoine-Henri Jomini, French general, 6 Mar 1779.



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Deaths

Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, 1 Mar 1792.

Claude Victor-Perrin, duc de Belluno, French marshal, 1 Mar 1841.

Francis II, Holy Roman Emperor, 2 Mar 1835.

Robert Adams, Scottish architect, 3 Mar 1792.

Jean-François Champollion, French scholar and Egyptologist, 4 Mar 1832.

Honoré Charles Michel Joseph Reille , French General, 4 Mar 1860.

Charles William Vane, 3rd Marquess of Londonderry, British soldier and politician, 6 Mar 1854.

Cuthbert Collingwood, 1st Baron Collingwood, British admiral, 7 Mar 1810.



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Events
Napoleon appointed to command of the Army of Italy, 1 Mar 1796.

Napoleon on board the ship Inconstant arrives off Golfe Juan and sets foot on French soil, after his daring escape from Elba, 1 Mar 1815.

Long-distance communication speeds up with the unveiling of a semaphore machine in Paris, 2 Mar 1791.

Colégio Militar is founded in Portugal by Colonel Teixeira Rebello, 3 Mar 1803.

France is divided into 83 départements, which cuts across the former provinces in an attempt to dislodge regional loyalties based on ownership of land by the nobility, 4 Mar 1790.

Vice President John Adams is sworn into the office of President, 4 Mar 1797.

Castle Hill Rebellion: Irish convicts rebel against British colonial authority in the Colony of New South Wales, 4 Mar 1804.

Wellington appointed a Knight of the Garter, 4 Mar 1813.

Russians enter Berlin, 4 Mar 1813.

The Times advertises that hair powder tax certificates are to be made available. This was one of several revenue initiatives to pay for the war, 7 Mar 1797.

Napoleon confronts Lansard's battalion of the 5th Ligne at Laffrey, troops refuse to fire and go over to the Emperor. That evening Colonel de la Bedoyere defects to Napoleon with the 7th Ligne, 7 Mar 1815.
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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby Mark » March 5th, 2014, 11:21 am

Thanks for the latest dates, post captain!

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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby post captain » March 6th, 2014, 10:41 am

8th - 14th March



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Actions and Battles
Action at Pombal (Portugal), Ney defeats Picton and Blake, 11 Mar 1811.

Action at Redinha (Portugal), Ney repulses Wellington, 12 Mar 1811.

Capture of Chaves (Portugal) by Soult, 12 Mar 1809.

Allies under Blucher defeat French forces under Napoleon at Laon, 9 Mar 1814.

Hoste defeats Franco-Italian Naval force off Lissa, 13 Mar 1811.

French under Napoleon defeat Allies under St Priest at Rheims, 13 Mar 1814.




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Births

Richard Howe, British admiral, 8 Mar 1726.

William V of Orange, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic, 8 Mar 1748.

Jean-Baptiste Kleber, French general, 9 Mar 1753.

William Cobbett, English journalist and author, 9 Mar 1763.

Louise of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Queen consort of Prussia, 10 Mar 1776.

Ivan Nabokov, Russian general. 11 Mar 1787.

Guillaume Marie Anne Brune, French marshal, 13 Mar 1763.




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Deaths
Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte, French Marshal, King of Sweden, 8 Mar 1844.

Don Federico Carlos Gravina y Nápoli, Spanish admiral, who died of his wounds received at Trafalgar, 9 Mar 1806.

King Christian VII of Denmark, 13 Mar 1808.

Henry Shrapnel, British soldier and inventor, 13 Mar 1842.


Jean-Baptiste Guillaume Joseph, comte de Villèle, French statesman, 13 Mar 1854.

Charles François Dumouriez, French general, 14 Mar 1823.




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Events
British troops land at Aboukir, Egypt, 8 Mar 1801.

France declares war on Spain, 9 Mar 1793.

Napoleon marries Josephine de Beauharnais, 9 Mar 1796.

Treaty of Chaumont, an agreement between Britain, Russia, Austria and Prussia to pursue the war against Napoleon to the end, should he refuse peace on terms that limited France to her 1792 boundaries, 9 Mar 1814.

Outbreak of revolt in the Vendee, 10 Mar 1793.

British troops sent to garrison Sicily, 10 Mar 1799.

Ney arrives at Besancon and receives Napoleon's letter asking him to rejoin the Emperor. On the 11th Ney announces he is joining Napoleon, 10-11 Mar 1815.

Napoleon at Lyon, d'Artois and Macdonald flee and more troops defect. The 100 days begin as Napoleon issues Imperial decrees, 10-13 Mar 1815.

Wellington enters Bordeaux, 12 Mar 1814.

Allies outlaw Napoleon, 13 Mar 1815.
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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » March 6th, 2014, 9:26 pm

Another interesting week in review, as the Peninsular War draws to a close. Thanks PC.

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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby post captain » March 12th, 2014, 9:42 am

15th - 21st March


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Capture of Albuquerque (Estremadura) by Latour-Maubourg, 15 Mar 1811.

Action at the bridge of Almaraz (Estremadura), Victor defeats de la Cuesta, 16 Mar 1809.

Action at Foz d'Arunce (Portugal) Wellington pursues Ney and Massena, 16 Mar 1811.

Siege of Badajoz (Estremadura) by Wellington, the town is defended by French troops under Philippon, 16 Mar 1812.

Battle of Neerwinden, Austrians under Saxe-Coburg defeat the French under Dumouriez, 18 Mar 1793.

Bonaparte besieges Acre, 20 Mar 1799.

French under Kleber defeat Turkish troops at Heliopolis, 20 Mar 1800.

Action at Braga (Portugal) Soult defeats Freyre, 20 Mar 1809.

Action at Trujillio (Estremadura), Lasalle and Leval defeat de la Cuesta, 20 Mar 1809.

British forces under Abercromby defeat a French force under Menou at Alexandria, 21 Mar 1801.

Capture of Ronda (Andalusia) by Peyremond, 21 Mar 1810.

Action at Villafranca (Catalonia) Augereau defeats O'Donnell, 21 Mar 1810.

Allied troops under Schwarzenberg defeat French under Napoleon at Arcis Sur Aube, 20/21 Mar 1814.




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Births
Andrew Jackson, 7th President of the United States, 15 Mar 1767.

Captain Matthew Flinders, English explorer, 16 Mar 1774.

Edward Pakenham, British general, 19 Mar 1778.

Napoléon François Joseph Charles Bonaparte, King of Rome, Duke of Reichstadt, 20 Mar 1811.




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Deaths

Gouvion Saint-Cyr, French marshal, 17 Mar 1830.

William II of the Netherlands, 17 Mar 1849.

Louis-Antoine-Henri de Bourbon-Condé (duc d'Enghien), 21 Mar 1804.




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Events

Prussia delcares war on France, 16 Mar 1813.

HMS Queen Charlotte, Admiral Keith's flagship blows up at Leghorn killing 673 of her crew. Keith was ashore at the time, 17 Mar 1799.

Louis XVIII's flight from Paris to Ghent, 19 Mar 1815.

Napoleon arrives in Paris, 20 Mar 1815.

Louis Antoine Henri de Bourbon (duc d'Enghien), executed by firing squad at the Chateau de Vincennes, 21 Mar 1804.



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