In 1799, following the French Revolution had quieted to the Thermidorean response, an excellent general named Napoleon Bonaparte overthrew the Directory and came into power as frontrunner for the Consulate, starting in 1799. Under Napoleon, France became a power that is nationalist expanding its territory into Italy and applying its impact over other capabilities. Napoleon consolidated his guideline by curbing rebellions in France, normalizing relations with all the Church when you look at the Concordat of 1801, and streamlining the law that is french into the Napoleonic Code. By 1804, Napoleon had been therefore powerful which he declared himself Emperor.
Beating the different coalitions that are military other capabilities of European countries tossed against him, Napoleon won battle after battle: Marengo (1800), Austerlitz (1805), Jena-Auerstadt, and Friedland (1807). He built an empire that is vast of states, forced Czar Alexander we to ally with him when you look at the 1807 Treaty of Tilsit, and managed nearly all European countries. Continuar leyendo