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Raphaël, Comte De Casabianca
Raphaël, Comte de Casabianca (1738–1825), French general, was descended from a noble Corsican family. In 1769 he took the side of France
France
against Genoa, then mistress of the island. In 1793, having entered the service of the revolutionary government, he was appointed lieutenant-general in Corsica
Corsica
in place of Pasquale Paoli, who was outlawed for intrigues with England. For his defence of Calvi against the English he was appointed general of division, and he served in Italy from 1794 to 1798. After the 18th of Brumaire he entered the senate and was made count of the empire in 1806. In 1814 he joined the party of Louis XVIII, rejoined Napoleon
Napoleon
during the Hundred Days, and in 1819 succeeded again in entering the chamber of peers. His nephew Louis was a soldier and poet. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed
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France
France
France
(French: [fʁɑ̃s]), officially the French Republic (French: République française [ʁepyblik fʁɑ̃sɛz]), is a country whose territory consists of metropolitan France
France
in western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.[XIII] The metropolitan area of France
France
extends from the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
to the English Channel
English Channel
and the North Sea, and from the Rhine
Rhine
to the Atlantic Ocean. The overseas territories include French Guiana
French Guiana
in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian oceans
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Corsica
Corsica
Corsica
(/ˈkɔːrsɪkə/; French: Corse [kɔʁs]; Corsica
Corsica
in Corsican and Italian, pronounced [ˈkorsiga] and [ˈkɔrsika] respectively) is an island in the Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean Sea
and one of the 18 regions of France. It is located southeast of the French mainland and west of the Italian Peninsula, with the nearest land mass being the Italian island of Sardinia
Sardinia
to the immediate south. A single chain of mountains makes up two-thirds of the island. While being part of Metropolitan France, Corsica
Corsica
is also designated as a territorial collectivity (collectivité territoriale) by law
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Genoa
Genoa
Genoa
(/ˈdʒɛnoʊ.ə/ JEN-oh-ə; Italian: Genova [ˈdʒɛːnova] ( listen), locally [ˈdʒeːnova]; Ligurian: Zêna [ˈzeːna]; English, historically, and Latin: Genua) is the capital of the Italian region of Liguria
Liguria
and the sixth-largest city in Italy
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Pasquale Paoli
Filippo Antonio Pasquale di Paoli FRS (Italian pronunciation: [fiˈlippo anˈtɔːnjo paˈskwaːle di ˈpaːoli]; French: Pascal Paoli; 6 April 1725 – 5 February 1807) was a Corsican patriot and leader, the president of the Executive Council of the General Diet of the People of Corsica. Paoli designed and wrote the Constitution of the state. The Corsican Republic
Corsican Republic
was a representative democracy asserting that the elected Diet of Corsican representatives had no master. Paoli held his office by election and not by appointment. It made him commander-in-chief of the armed forces as well as chief magistrate. Paoli's government claimed the same jurisdiction as the Republic of Genoa
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England
England
England
is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.[6][7][8] It shares land borders with Scotland
Scotland
to the north and Wales
Wales
to the west. The Irish Sea
Irish Sea
lies northwest of England
England
and the Celtic Sea
Celtic Sea
lies to the southwest. England
England
is separated from continental Europe
Europe
by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel
English Channel
to the south
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Calvi, Haute-Corse
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km2 (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.Calvi (French: [kal.vi]; Corsican: [ˈkalvi]) is a commune in the Haute-Corse
Haute-Corse
department of France
France
on the island of Corsica. It is the seat of the Canton of Calvi, which contains Calvi and one other commune, Lumio
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18 Brumaire
The coup of 18 Brumaire
Brumaire
brought General Napoleon
Napoleon
Bonaparte to power as First Consul
First Consul
of France, and, in the view of most historians, ended the French Revolution. This bloodless coup d'état overthrew the Directory, replacing it with the French Consulate. This occurred on 9 November 1799, which was 18 Brumaire, Year VIII under the French Republican Calendar.Contents1 Context 2 Events of 18 Brumaire, Year VIII 3 Events of 19 Brumaire 4 Aftermath4.1 Marx5 References 6 External linksContext[edit]This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed
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Louis XVIII Of France
Louis XVIII (Louis Stanislas Xavier; 17 November 1755 – 16 September 1824), known as "The Desired" (le Désiré),[1][2] was a monarch of the House of Bourbon
House of Bourbon
who ruled as King of France
King of France
from 1814 to 1824, except for a period in 1815 known as the Hundred Days. He spent twenty-three years in exile, from 1791 to 1814, during the French Revolution
French Revolution
and the First French Empire, and again in 1815, during the period of the Hundred Days, upon the return of Napoleon
Napoleon
I from Elba. Until his accession to the throne of France, he held the title of Count of Provence
Count of Provence
as brother of King Louis XVI
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Napoleon
Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars. As Napoleon, he was Emperor of the French
Emperor of the French
from 1804 until 1814, and again briefly in 1815 during the Hundred Days. Napoleon
Napoleon
dominated European and global affairs for more than a decade while leading France
France
against a series of coalitions in the Napoleonic Wars. He won most of these wars and the vast majority of his battles, building a large empire that ruled over continental Europe before its final collapse in 1815. He is considered one of the greatest commanders in history, and his wars and campaigns are studied at military schools worldwide
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Hundred Days
Coalition victory, Second Treaty of ParisEnd of Napoleonic Wars Second exile of Napoleon
Napoleon
and second Bourbon Restoration Beginning of the Concert of EuropeBelligerents United Kingdom  Prussia  Austrian Empire  Russian Empire  Kingdom of Hanover  Nassau  Duchy of Brunswick  Sweden  United Kingdom of the Netherlands  Spain  Portugal  Sardinia  Kingdom of Sici
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Luc-Julien-Joseph Casabianca
French Revolutionary WarsBattle of the NileOther work Deputy for Corsica at the National Convention Luc-Julien-Joseph Casabianca
Luc-Julien-Joseph Casabianca
(French pronunciation: ​[lyk.ʒyljɛ̃.ʒozɛf kazabjɑ̃ka]; 7 February 1762 - 1 August 1798) was an officer of the French Navy
French Navy
in the 18th century.Contents1 Career 2 Posterity2.1 Literature3 See also 4 ReferencesCareer[edit]The Destruction of 'L'Orient' at the Battle of the Nile, 1 August 1798 (1825-1827) by George Arnald, National Maritime MuseumCasabianca distinguished himself in the Royal French Navy, was a deputy for Corsica at the National Convention, then became member of the Council of Five Hundred
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Public Domain
The legal term public domain refers to works whose exclusive intellectual property rights have expired,[1] have been forfeited,[2] have been expressly waived, or are inapplicable.[3] For example, the works of Shakespeare
Shakespeare
and Beethoven, and most early silent films are in the public domain either by virtue of their having been created before copyright existed, or by their copyright term having expired.[1] Some works are not covered by copyright, and are therefore in the public domain—among them the formulae of Newtonian physics, cooking recipes,[4] and all computer software created prior to 1974.[5]
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Encyclopædia Britannica Eleventh Edition
The Encyclopædia Britannica
Encyclopædia Britannica
Eleventh Edition (1910–11) is a 29-volume reference work, an edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica. It was developed during the encyclopaedia's transition from a British to an American publication. Some of its articles were written by the best-known scholars of the time. This edition of the encyclopedia, containing 40,000 entries, is now in the public domain; and many of its articles have been used as a basis for articles in.[1] However, the outdated nature of some of its content makes its use as a source for modern scholarship problematic
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Raphaël, Comte De Casabianca
Raphaël, Comte de Casabianca (1738–1825), French general, was descended from a noble Corsican family. In 1769 he took the side of France
France
against Genoa, then mistress of the island. In 1793, having entered the service of the revolutionary government, he was appointed lieutenant-general in Corsica
Corsica
in place of Pasquale Paoli, who was outlawed for intrigues with England. For his defence of Calvi against the English he was appointed general of division, and he served in Italy from 1794 to 1798. After the 18th of Brumaire he entered the senate and was made count of the empire in 1806. In 1814 he joined the party of Louis XVIII, rejoined Napoleon
Napoleon
during the Hundred Days, and in 1819 succeeded again in entering the chamber of peers. His nephew Louis was a soldier and poet. This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed
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