Napoleonic Impressions — Napoleon

Napoleon's Russian Campaign - Part 1: On the Road to Moscow

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Napoleon's Russian Campaign - Part 1: On the Road to Moscow
Late in the night of 24 June, while attending a ball at General Bennigsen’s estate in Vilna (Vilnius, Lithuania), Tsar Alexander I of Russia received reports that the Emperor Napoleon had crossed the River Niemen into the territory of the Russian Empire at the head of a large army.

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Seven Anti-French Coalitions – Part 3: The end of the Napoleonic era

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Seven Anti-French Coalitions – Part 3: The end of the Napoleonic era
Having defeated Austria once again in the War of the Fifth Coalition, Napoleon’s control over Europe seemed firmer than ever and it must have seemed as though the Napoleonic era would never end. In fact, the Napoleonic edifice was already showing signs of weakness.

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Seven Anti-French Coalitions – Part 2: Zenith of the Napoleonic age

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Seven Anti-French Coalitions – Part 2: Zenith of the Napoleonic age
In the second part of our series on the seven anti-French coalitions, we examine the height of the Napoleonic age as the newly-crowned Emperor Napoleon defeats Austria, Prussia, and Russia in quick succession.

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Seven Anti-French Coalitions – Part 1: The French Revolutionary Wars

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Seven Anti-French Coalitions – Part 1: The French Revolutionary Wars

We aim to provide regular historical content on our blog to educate visitors to our website. We start off with a series introducing the seven anti-French coalitions between 1792-1815 which witnessed Napoleon's rise and eventual fall.

Napoleonic Impressions sells historical gifts inspired by the Napoleonic Wars. But what are the Napoleonic Wars? For almost a quarter of a decade between 1792 and 1815, the European continent was engulfed in unbroken warfare. This period of conflict is typically divided into the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802) and the Napoleonic Wars (1803-15), though the latter term is also used to refer to the whole conflict.

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