Age of Napolean (I.D Notes)

Topics: Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Napoleonic Wars, First French Empire Pages: 4 (471 words) Published: December 18, 2012
Chapter 19
The Age of Napoleon and the Triumph of Romanticism

* Napolean Bonaparte (Napolean I)
* Military and political leader; emperor
* France
* 1769-1821
* Established hegemony over most of continental Europe and sough to spread the ideas of the Revolution. Highly successful in the war.

* Horatio Nelson
* Flag officer in the Royal Navy
* England
* 1758-1805
* Notable for his inspirational leadership, superb grasp of strategy, and unconventional tactics that won many naval battles. Killed in the Battle of Trafalgar.

* The Consulate
* Government between the fall of the Directory until the beginning of the Napoleanic Empire. * France
* 1799- 1804
* Ended the Revolution

* Charles Maurice de Talleyrand
* Diplomat from the regime of Louis XVI to Louis-Philippe. * France
* 1754-1838
* One of the most versatile, skilled and influential diplomats in European history; possibly a traitor to the Ancien Régime and Napolean

* Concordat of 1801
* An agreement between Napolean and Pope Pius VII
* France
* 1801
* Both solidified the Roman Catholic Church as the majority church of France and brought back most of its civil status * Napoleonic Code
* Civil code established under Napolean
* France
* 1804
* Forbade privileges based on birth, allowed freedom of religion, and specified that government jobs should go to the most qualified

* Treaty of Amiens
* Treaty between the French Republic and the United Kingdom. * Amiens
* 1802
* Temporarily ended hostilities between the French and British

* Battle of Trafalgar
* Naval battle between the British, French, and Spanish in the War of the Third Coalition * Spain
* 1805
* Decisive naval victory for the British over the French (and Spanish); Horatio Nelson was killed in...
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