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Napoleonic Wars | Summary, Combatants, & Maps | Britannica

Napoleonic Wars | Summary, Combatants, & Maps | Britannica (article)

Napoleonic Wars, series of wars between Napoleonic France and other European powers that produced a brief French hegemony over most of Europe. Along with the French Revolutionary wars, the Napoleonic Wars constitute a 23-year period of recurrent conflict that ended with the Battle of Waterloo.

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Napoleonic Wars

Napoleonic Wars

Napoleonic WarsTop: The Battle of Austerlitz (2 December 1805)Bottom: The Battle of Waterloo (18 June 1815)Date18 May 1803 – 20 November 1815(12 years, 5 months and 4 weeks)LocationAtlantic Ocean, Caucasus, Europe, French Guiana, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, North America, North Sea, Río de la Plata, West IndiesResult Coalition victoryCongress of Vienna Full results Exile of Napoleon I to St. Helena[4] Fall of the First French Empire Restoration of the Bourbon monarchy Dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire.[5] Decline of the Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch Empires. Rise of the British Empire...

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Battle of Waterloo | Combatants, Maps, & Facts | Britannica

Battle of Waterloo | Combatants, Maps, & Facts | Britannica (article)

Battle of Waterloo (June 18, 1815), Napoleon’s final defeat at the hands of the duke of Wellington’s combined allied army and a Prussian army under Gebhard Leberecht von Blucher. The battle, fought south of Waterloo, Belgium, ended 23 years of recurrent warfare between France and the other powers of Europe.

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French Revolutionary wars | Causes, Combatants, & Battles | Britannica

French Revolutionary wars | Causes, Combatants, & Battles | Britannica (article)

Detailed survey of the French Revolutionary wars from the overthrow of the ancien régime to the consulate of Napoleon.

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Napoleon's planned invasion of the United Kingdom

Napoleon's planned invasion of the United Kingdom

Napoleon's planned invasion of the United Kingdom at the start of the War of the Third Coalition, although never carried out, was a major influence on British naval strategy and the fortification of the coast of southeast England. French attempts to invade Ireland in order to destabilise the United Kingdom or as a stepping-stone to Great Britain had already occurred in 1796. The first French Army of England had gathered on the Channel coast in 1798, but an invasion of England was sidelined by Napoleon's concentration on campaigns in Egypt and against Austria, and shelved in 1802 by the Peace ...

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Battle of Austerlitz

Battle of Austerlitz

Battle of AusterlitzPart of the War of the Third CoalitionLa bataille d'Austerlitz. 2 decembre 1805, François GérardDate2 December 1805LocationAusterlitz, Moravia, Austria49°8′N 16°46′E / 49.133°N 16.767°ECoordinates: 49°8′N 16°46′E / 49.133°N 16.767°EResult Decisive French victory Treaty of Pressburg Effective end of the Third CoalitionTerritorialchanges Dissolution of the Holy Roman Empire and creation of the Confederation of the RhineBelligerents France Russia AustriaCommanders and leaders Napoleon I Alexander I Mikhail Kutuzov Francis II Franz von WeyrotherStrength 65,000–75,000[1] 84,000...

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