Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1769/08/15 Napoleon is born at Casa Buonaparte, Ajaccio, Corsica Born Maison Bonaparte Ajaccio
1799/11/12 During a visit to the Hotel des Invalides, Napoleon Bonaparte ask "that the church and dome should be decorated with ... antique statues ceded to France under the recent treaties.... It will be the hereos Elysium and shed on them the most noble luster." Visitor Les Invalides Paris
1800/02/09 First Consul Napoleon Bonaparte orders ten days of mourning throughout France. Black crape is hung on flags and standards throughout the Republic. Napoleon and other leaders attend a funeral oration for Washington in the council-hall of Les Invalides. Mourner Les Invalides Paris Death of George Washington
1803/00/00 Ludwig van Beethoven dedicates his third symphony, Eroica (Hero), to Napoleon Bonaparte. The completed Eroica's Funeral March resembles the great funeral compositions of the French Republic. Honoree Symphony No 3, Beethoven
1804/07/00 Sometime in 1804, Emperor Bonaparte and Empress Josephine visit Vaals and spend time in the country residence of the Von Clermont family, Schloss Blumenthal. Guest Hotel Kasteel Bloemendal Vaals
1806/10/25 Napoleon visits the tomb of Frederick the Great at Potsdam. Finding Frederick's sword, belt and the cordon of his orders, he sends the artifacts to his veterans in the Hotel de Invalides who served in the campaigns of Hanover. Emperor Sanssouci Potsdam
1808/00/00 Napoleon Bonaparte inspects Hotel des Invalides and visits his men. Emperor Les Invalides Paris
1811/06/09 Emperor Napoleon I takes his infant son, Napoleon, from the arms of his mother and raises him up twice to reveal him to the public (breaking a long tradition) and is applauded loudly. The Emperor shows great satisfaction in this solemn baptism. Faith Cathedrale Notre Dame de Paris Paris
1812/00/00 A nearly 15 foot (4.5 m) ornamental urn is carved from Carrara marble for Napoleon. Owner The Waterloo Vase In Buckingham Palace Garden Buckingham Palace
1813/00/00 Napoleon Bonaparte visits his men at Les Invalides. Emperor Les Invalides Paris
1813/00/00 Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte orders the dismantling of St Mary's Church and the salvaged materials be sold. The cloister is spared because it is on land owned by the Old Catholic Church. Emperor of France St Mary's Cloister, Utrecht Utrecht
1814/04/13 Napoleon signs the Treaty of Fontainebleau, agreeing to abdicate as emperor and live in exile on Elba Exile Chateau de Fontainebleau Palace and Park of Fontainebleau
1815/00/00 Napoleon Bonaparte visits his men at Hotel des Invalides. Visitor Les Invalides Paris
1815/06/18 French Empire battles British, Dutch and Prussian forces French Commander Waterloo Battlefield Waterloo Battle of Waterloo
1815/10/15 Napoleon arrives on St Helena, spending the rest of his life in exile Exile Saint Helena Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
1815/12/10 Napoleon resides at Longwood House, from 1815 until his death in 1821 Home Saint Helena Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
1821/05/05 Napoleon dies at home, Longwood, Saint Helena Died Saint Helena Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
1821/05/07 Napoleon's death mask is made from a mold created by Dr Francesco Antommarchi. He will give a bronze copy to New Orleans in 1834. In Memoriam The Cabildo New Orleans
1840/12/15 A national funeral for Napoleon Bonaparte is celebrated on 15th December and his body is laid in state at Invalides. In Memoriam Les Invalides Paris
1861/04/02 With Napoleon III in attendence, Napoleon's coffin is transferred to the chapel on 2nd April, 1861, and placed in a red porphyry sarcophagus in the middle of a circular uncovered crypt. In Memoriam Napoleon's Tomb Les Invalides
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