First French Empire-- (French: Empire Français), was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte of France and the dominant power in much of continental Europe at the beginning of the 19th century. On 18 May 1804, Napoleon was granted the title Emperor of the French (L'Empereur des Français, pronounced: [lɑ̃.pʁœʁ dɛ fʁɑ̃.sɛ]) by the French Sénat and was crowned on 2 December 1804, ending the period of the French Consulate and of the French First Republic. The French Empire won early military victor

First French Empire-- (French: Empire Français), was the empire of Napoleon Bonaparte of France and the dominant power in much of continental Europe at the beginning of the 19th century. On 18 May 1804, Napoleon was granted the title Emperor of the French (L'Empereur des Français, pronounced: [lɑ̃.pʁœʁ dɛ fʁɑ̃.sɛ]) by the French Sénat and was crowned on 2 December 1804, ending the period of the French Consulate and of the French First Republic. The French Empire won early military victor

France - French class in high school may have been the beginning, but Paris what where it all started for me in 2008!

France - French class in high school may have been the beginning, but Paris what where it all started for me in 2008!

Pierre Jacques Étienne Viscount Cambronne, General of the First French Empire, seriously wounded at Waterloo. When the English called on him to surrender, Cambronne reportedly replied: "La garde meurt et ne se rend pas !" ("The Guard dies and does not surrender!"). However, some reported that he preceded it with: "Merde!" ("Shit"), figuratively, "Go fuck yourself!", a retort that became famous as "the word of Cambronne".

Pierre Jacques Étienne Viscount Cambronne, General of the First French Empire, seriously wounded at Waterloo. When the English called on him to surrender, Cambronne reportedly replied: "La garde meurt et ne se rend pas !" ("The Guard dies and does not surrender!"). However, some reported that he preceded it with: "Merde!" ("Shit"), figuratively, "Go fuck yourself!", a retort that became famous as "the word of Cambronne".

Map administrative divisions of the First French Empire 1812-en - First French Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Map administrative divisions of the First French Empire 1812-en - First French Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

King Louis XVIII returned from exile following Napoleon's exile and re-established the French monarchy.

King Louis XVIII returned from exile following Napoleon's exile and re-established the French monarchy.

Charlemagne has been called the "Father of Europe" (Pater Europae), as he united most of Western Europe for the first time since the Roman Empire. His rule spurred the Carolingian Renaissance, a period of energetic cultural and intellectual activity within the Western Church. All Holy Roman Emperors considered their kingdoms to be descendants of Charlemagne's empire, up to the last Emperor Francis II and the French and German monarchies.

Charlemagne has been called the "Father of Europe" (Pater Europae), as he united most of Western Europe for the first time since the Roman Empire. His rule spurred the Carolingian Renaissance, a period of energetic cultural and intellectual activity within the Western Church. All Holy Roman Emperors considered their kingdoms to be descendants of Charlemagne's empire, up to the last Emperor Francis II and the French and German monarchies.

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