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Napoleonic Wars

The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major global conflicts pitting the , led by I, against an array of European powers formed into various coalitions. They revolutionised European armies and played out on an unprecedented scale, mainly owing to the application of modern . The wars were a continuation of the , which broke out in 1792 during the . Initially, French power rose quickly as the conquered much of Europe. In , Napoleon fought about 60 battles and lost seven, mostly at the... read more

Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars

Cossacks II: Napoleonic Wars is the fourth computer game in the Cossacks series of real-time strategy games, released in Spring 2005 to mixed reviews., a collection of reviews at Game Rankings This game focuses exclusively on the Napoleonic era, meaning it has a much shorter time span than others in this series, which spanned several centuries. Therefore, fewer technologies can be researched than in other Cossacks games, and there aren't as many different unit types for each country as before. On... read more

Portuguese Legion (Napoleonic Wars)

The Portuguese Legion (French ''Légion portugaise'' and Portuguese ''Legião Portuguesa'') was the 9 000 men strong Portuguese military force integrated in the Napoleon's Imperial Armies, mobilized after the occupation of Portugal by the army of General Junot, in 1807. The Legion was created by direct order of Napoleon from the 12 November 1807. It started to be organized in February, 1808, with the best units of the disbanded Portuguese Army, including the elite Legion of Light Troops. It left... read more

Napoleonic Wars casualties

The casualties of the Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815), direct and indirect, break down as follows:Note that the following deaths listed include both killed in action as well as deaths from other causes.Deaths from disease can include those from wounds; of starvation; from exposure. Others include drowning; from friendly fire; as a result of atrocities; etc. It is important to note that medical treatments were changed drastically at this time. 'Napoleons Surgeon', Baron Dominique Jean Larrey, became... read more

Wikipedia:Cleanup Taskforce/Napoleonic Wars

==Napoleonic Wars==The facts are mostly correct, but the grammar and syntax are horendous. happyfeet10Mostly but the Seventh Coalition section is mostly wrong with the urban myth version insert and no citation... Tirronan (talk) 00:44, 24 December 2009 (UTC) read more

Category:Armies of Napoleonic Wars

This category includes sub-categories and articles about the national armies of the belligerent states that participated in the Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815) including those of the Frence's allies and the Coalitions which opposed it. For smaller military units and formations, see :Category:Military units and formations of the Napoleonic Wars.French Empire and allies French Empire read more

Napoleonic Wars in fiction

The Napoleonic Wars were a defining event of the early 19th century, and inspired many works of fiction, from then until the present day. read more

Category:Battles of the Napoleonic Wars

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Royal Marines Battalions (Napoleonic Wars)

Three battalions were raised from among the Royal Marines during the Napoleonic Wars, seeing combat in Portugal, Northern Spain, the Netherlands and North America.==The First Battalion==The 1st battalion formed at Plymouth on 29 November 1810 under the command of Major Richard Williams. It consisted of six companies, plus an attached company of Royal Marine Artillery. It embarked, arriving in Lisbon on 8 December 1810.The battalion grew to eight companies, plus the attached artillery company. It... read more

Horses in the Napoleonic Wars

Horses were widely used during the Napoleonic Wars for combat, patrol and reconnaissance, and for logistical support. Vast numbers were used throughout the wars. During the War of the Sixth Coalition, depletion of the French cavalry arm through attrition (mainly suffered during the Russian Campaign) and loss of horse-producing allies to provide remounts contributed significantly to the gradual French defeat and downfall of the French Empire. During the Waterloo Campaign, the ''Armee du Nord'' had... read more

Category:Freikorps of the Napoleonic Wars

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Napoleonic studies

Napoleonic studies (; ) is a field of historical research devoted to Napoleon and the Napoleonic era (1799–1815), encompassing the time period from the French Revolution through the Napoleonic Wars.==About==Napoleonic studies is a speciality at various universities as well as private Napoleonic societies, including the International Napoleonic Society and the Napoleonic Historical Society. Though the history of the Napoleonic era has been extensively studied, the field of Napoleonic studies as... read more

Napoleonic toys

Napoleonic toys are children's toys, which were made starting during the early 19th century in Europe, which featured the likeness of Napoleon I of France, often in the manner of a caricature.== Image ==During his reign as the Emperor of France, Napoleon Bonaparte was quite arguably the most prominent figure in world politics. As such, he was often the subject of caricatures in media such as propagandist political cartoons. Many notable caricatures of Napoleon came from English artists, who often... read more

Napoleonic era

The Napoleonic era is a period in the and . It is generally classified as including the fourth and final stage of the , the first being the , the second being the , and the third being the . The Napoleonic era begins roughly with 's ', overthrowing the Directory, establishing the , and ends during the and his defeat at the (9 November 1799 – 28 June 1815). The soon set out to restore Europe to pre-French Revolution days. Napoleon brought political stability to a land torn by revolution... read more

Napoleonic Code

First page of the 1804 original edition The Napoleonic Code (, and officially ''Code civil des Français'') is the French Frenchcivil code established under Napoléon I in 1804. It was drafted by a commission of four eminent jurists and entered into force on 21 March 1804.Robert B. Holtman, ''The Napoleonic Revolution'' (Baton Rouge: Napoléon ILouisiana State University Press , 1981) The Code, with its stress on clearly written and accessible law, was a major step in replacing the previous... read more


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