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Postby post captain » January 1st, 2012, 4:05 pm

If i may i shall post a Napoleonic Calendar..week by week, if any member shall notice anything missing please post. :)
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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby Mark » January 1st, 2012, 7:01 pm

Sounds like a great idea, please carry on! :)

However, I think we should we move this thread from the Collector Showcases to the Other Napoleonic Wars Chat sub-forum.

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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby post captain » March 24th, 2012, 4:52 pm

Sorry i have been a bit late :oops: Any errors are all mine, i shall try and post the calendar weekly.

22nd - 28th March

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Actions and Battles
British forces under Sir Charles Grey and Vice Admiral Jervis capture Fort Bourbon and Martinique, 22 Mar 1794.

French forces under Massena defeat Austrians under Charles at Malborghetto, 23 Mar 1797.

Austrians under Archduke Charles defeat the French under Jourdan at Stockach, 25 Mar 1799.

Allied troops under Schwarzenberg defeat French forces under Marmont and Mortier at La Fere-Champenoise, 25 Mar 1814.

Action at Campo Mayor (Estremadura) Beresford repulses Latour-Maubourg, 27 Mar 1811.

Battle of Cuidad Real (Mancha) Sebastiani defeats de la Cuesta, 27 Mar 1809.

Capture of Oporto by French forces under Soult, 28 Mar 1809.

French forces under Victor defeat a Spanish force under de la Cuesta at Medellin (Estremadura), 28 Mar 1809.


Births
Jan Willem de Winter, Dutch admiral, 23 Mar 1761.

Augustin Daniel Belliard, French general, 23 Mar 1769.

Joachim Murat, French marshal, King of Naples, 25 Mar 1767.

Caroline Bonaparte, Younger sister of Napoleon, Queen of Naples, 25 Mar 1782.

Louis Charles de France, Dauphin, King Louis XVII of France, 27 Mar 1785.

Henri Gratien, Comte Bertrand, French general, 28 Mar 1773.


Deaths

Stephen Decatur, American naval officer, 22 Mar 1820.

Tsar Paul I of Russia, 23 Mar 1801.

Marie-Henri Beyle known as Stendhal, French writer, 23 Mar 1842.

Antoine-Henri Jomini, French general, 24 Mar 1869.

Joseph-Ignace Guillotin, (He urged capital punishment should be inflicted as speedily and painlessly as possible, and argued for a machine designed for this end. The guillotine was invented by Antoine Louis ), 26 Mar 1814.

Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer, 26 Mar 1827.

François Alexandre Frédéric, French social reformer, 27 Mar 1827.

Sir Ralph Abercromby, British general, 28 Mar 1801.


Events
Charles XIII succeeds Gustav IV Adolf to the Swedish throne, 22 Mar 1809.

Tsar Paul I is assassinated at St Michael's castle, St Petersburg, 23 Mar 1801.

Peace of Amiens concluded between Britain and France, 25 Mar 1802.

The Slave Trade Act becomes law, abolishing the slave trade in the British Empire, 25 Mar 1807.

Seventh Coalition formed, 25 Mar 1815.

Charles IV of Spain abdicates in favour of his son, Ferdinand VII, 26 Mar 1808.
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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » March 25th, 2012, 9:22 am

Interesting list. Good addition to the forum.

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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby Mark » March 26th, 2012, 6:33 pm

Great start to the calendar! :D

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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby post captain » March 28th, 2012, 3:40 pm

29th March - 4th April

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Actions and Battles
Allies under Schwarzenberg defeat French forces under Marmont at Montmartre, 30 Mar 1814.

Siege of Figueras (Catalonia) by French forces under Macdonald, 1 Apr 1811.

British forces capture St Lucia, 2 Apr 1794.

Battle of Copenhagen, British fleet under Nelson defeats the Danes under Fischer, 2 Apr 1801.


Battle of Sabugal, British forces under Wellington defeat the French under Reynier, 3 Apr 1811.


Births
Nicolas Jean de Dieu Soult, French marshal, 29 Mar 1769.

Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, Spanish painter, 30 Mar 1746.

Joseph Haydn, Austrian composer, 31 Mar 1732.

Christian Günther von Bernstorff, Danish and Prussian statesman and diplomat, 3 Apr 1769.

John Hoppner, British painter, 4 Apr 1758.


Deaths
Beau Brummell, British celebrity and dandy, 30 Mar 1840.

Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, Comte de Mirabeau, French statesman, 2 Apr 1791.

Philip Charles Durham, Captain of HMS Defiance at Trafalgar, later Admiral, 2 Apr 1845.

François Carlo Antommarchi, French physician, 3 Apr 1838.

André Masséna, Duke of Rivoli, Prince of Essling and Marshal of France, 4 Apr 1817.


Events
Admiral Villeneuve sails from Toulon, 30 Mar 1805.

Allied troops enter Paris, 31 Mar 1814.

Murat declares war on Austria, 31 Mar 1815.

Joseph Bonaparte declared King of Naples, 1 Apr 1806.

French evacuate Portugal, 3 Apr 1811.
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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby post captain » April 6th, 2012, 7:24 am

5th - 11th April

Actions and Battles
Austrians under Kray defeat the French under Scherer at Magnano, 5 Apr 1799.

Austrian offensive begins in Italy, 5 Apr 1800.

Anglo-Portuguese forces under Wellington storm and capture Badajoz , 6 Apr 1812.

Siege of Lerida (Catalonia) by Suchet, 10 Apr 1810.

Allied forces under Wellington defeat the French under Soult at Toulouse, 10 Apr 1814.

Cochrane attacks French fleet under Allemand in Basque Roads, 11/12 Apr 1809.


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Thomas Masterman Hardy, Captain of HMS Victory at Trafalgar, later Vice Admiral, 5 Apr 1769.

William Wordsworth, English poet, 7 Apr 1770.

Jean Lannes, 1st Duc de Montebello, 1st Sovereign Prince de Sievers, French marshal, 10 Apr 1769.

William Hazlitt, English critic and essayist and reporter for the 'Morning Chronicle', 10 Apr 1778.

George Canning, Foreign Secretary in Portland's administration in 1807 (and later Prime Minister 1827), 11 Apr 1770.


Deaths
Camille Desmoulins, French journalist and politician, 5 Apr 1794.

Georges Danton, French lawyer and politician, 5 Apr 1794.

Sir William Hamilton, British diplomat, antiquarian, archaeologist and vulcanologist, 6 Apr
1803.

Toussaint Louverture, Haitian Revolutionary, 7 Apr 1804.

Jacques Necker, French statesman, 9 Apr 1804.

William V of Orange, Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic, 9 Apr 1806.


Events
Dumouriez defects to the Allies, 5 Apr 1793.

Committee of Public Safety established, 6 Apr 1793.

Armistice is agreed between the Danish government and Sir Hyde Parker, 9 Apr 1801.

Creation of the Fifth Coalition, 9 Apr 1809.

Austria invades Bavaria, 9 Apr 1809.

Napoleon abdicates at Fontainebleau, 11 Apr 1814.
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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby post captain » April 11th, 2012, 8:51 pm

12th - 18th April

Actions and Battles
Battle of Montenotte, French forces under Bonaparte defeat an Austrian force under Beaulieu, 12 Apr 1796.

French under Bonaparte defeat Austrians and Piedmontese under Giovanni di Provera at Millesimo, 13/14 Apr 1796.

British forces capture the island of Tobago, 14 Apr 1793.

French under Bonaparte defeat Austrians under Beaulieu at Dego, 14/15 Apr 1796.

Battle of Bayonne, Allies under Hope defeat the French under Thouvenot, 14 Apr 1814.

Austrians under Archduke John defeat a French force under Eugene at Sacile, 16 Apr 1809.

Action at Amarante (Portugal) Loison defeats Sylveida, 16 Apr 1809.

French under Bonaparte defeat Turks under Achmed at Mount Tabor, 17 Apr 1799.

French forces commanded by Hoche defeat an Austrian force under Werneck at Lahn, 18 Apr 1797.



Births

Richard Trevithick, British engineer and inventor, 13 Apr 1771.

Jean-Baptiste de Villèle, French statesman, 14 Apr 1773.

Étienne Geoffroy Saint-Hilaire, French naturalist, 15 Apr 1772.

Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun, French painter, 16 Apr 1755.

François de Neufchâteau, French statesman, 17 Apr 1750.

Karl Philipp Fürst zu Schwarzenberg, Austrian field marshal, 18 Apr 1771.


Deaths
Charles Pichegru, French general, 15 Apr 1804.

Francisco de Goya, Spanish painter, 16 Apr 1828.


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Events
Napoleon appointed to the command of the Army of the Orient, 12 Apr 1798.

British Netherlands expedition evacutated from Bremen, 14 Apr 1795.

Beginning of the Spithead mutiny by the Channel fleet, 16 Apr 1797.

Peace of Leoben, preliminary peace between France and Austria, 18 Apr 1797.
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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby Mark » April 11th, 2012, 9:01 pm

I have now made this excellent thread a sticky!

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Re: Napoleonic Calendar

Postby FBC-Elvas, Portugal » April 12th, 2012, 7:08 am

It's a treat to read. Illustrations are good too. Thanks for all the work it must involve.

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