Historical Document - French Revolution - 1801 - 20th Military Division - Military Discharge for Medical Reasons
Historical original document dated 1801 and Portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte
20th Military Division. Military Discharge for Medical Reasons concerning the citizen Guilhaume Coste living in Langratte, Lot & Garonne. Written on laid paper during the French Revolution at the general headquarter of Périgueux. Signed by the military officers and the Mayor of Longratte. Dated 1er Thermidor Year 9 of the French republic (july 20th 1801). Considering that it is sufficiently noted that Guilhaume Coste is unable to support tirednesses of the war, the general of the 20th military division pronounces the final radiation of the list of the conscripts.
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20th Military Division - Military Discharge for Medical Reasons
Historical original document dated 1801
Portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte
The Consulate was the Executive Government of France from the fall of the Directory in the coup of Brumaire on 10 November 1799 until the start of the Napoleonic Empire on 18 May 1804.
The Consulate was officially installed on 1 January 1800 (11 nivôse an VIII). Napoleon Bonaparte is designated as First Consul, thus de facto the head of the executive. The two new consuls designated are Cambacérès and Lebrun.
Outside, Bonaparte decides to end the wars. The Treaty of Lunéville, signed in February 1801 with Austria, which had been disarmed by Moreau’s victory at Hohenlinden, restored peace to Europe, gave nearly the whole of Italy to France.
He invited the clergy to return to France and granted him freedom of worship on 7 New Year VIII (29 December 1799). The Concordat of 1801, restored to the Church its position as the religion of the state.
The Constitution of the year VIII gave Napoleon Bonaparte power for ten years. In 1802, Bonaparte undoubtedly strengthened his power over the country. He then imposed the vote of a Senatus-Consult, which stated that the First Consul was now a lifetime consul. In February 1800, Napoleon settled in the Tuileries and gradually installed a courtyard that was constantly developing.
The Consulat à vie ended on May 18, 1804 with the proclamation of the Empire.
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