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Napoleonic Wars

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Nelson Destroys the French Navy at the Battle of the Nile

Today on August 1, 1798, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson destroys the French navy at the Battle of the Nile — isolating Napoleon Bonaparte's army in Egypt....
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Napoleon Seizes Total Power In The Coup of 18 Brumaire

Today on November 9, 1799, Napoleon suddenly overthrows the French Directory in the Coup of 18 Brumaire. The Coup of 18 Brumaire was undoubtedly one...
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Napoleon Crowns Himself As The First Emperor of France

Today on December 2nd 1804, Napoleon Bonaparte crowns himself as the first Emperor of France. Napoleon Bonaparte was 35 years old at the time of...

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