Coup of 18 Fructidor, year V, in Paris (49 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Bonaparte sends General Pierre Augereau and forces from Italy to support a coup which removes royalists from government and administration. Bonaparte's forces encircle the Tuileries in the night and the next day the Assemblies vote the disqualification of 2 deputies. Bonaparte is then given permission to treat with the Austrians.

Editors. "Coup of 18 Fructidor, year V, in Paris". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 02 December 2007
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Related Groups

  1. French Revolution and French Revolutionary Wars: 1789-1802