Le Consulat (1799-1804)
“End the Revolution”: that was Napoléon Bonaparte’s bet after the Coup d’État of 18 Brumaire year VIII (9 Nov 1799). To set up a new system with a strong executive power, accepted by French people and able to ensure the order they were aspiring to, even at the cost of the republican model.
By Patrick Landri (In French, 90 mins)
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Image: : Bonaparte, Premier Consul (1803-1804) by Ingres, Arts Museum, Liège.