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Encyclopedia > Kingdom of Italy (Napoleonic)
The flag of the Kingdom of Italy was a rectangular version of the flag of the Italian Republic, with Napoleon's emblem on the green field.
The flag of the Kingdom of Italy was a rectangular version of the flag of the Italian Republic, with Napoleon's emblem on the green field.
Northen Italy in 1810, with the Kingdom of Italy, the French Empire (Piedmont, Parma and Tuscany), the Kingdom of Naples and Kingdom of Sardinia
Northen Italy in 1810, with the Kingdom of Italy, the French Empire (Piedmont, Parma and Tuscany), the Kingdom of Naples and Kingdom of Sardinia
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40 lire coin of the Regno d'Italia (1812)

The Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy (Italian: Regno d'Italia, but also Regno Italico) was a kingdom founded in Italy by Napoleon, in 1805. The kingdom ended in 1814, with the defeat of Napoleon. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (556x647, 25 KB)Northen Italy in 1810. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (556x647, 25 KB)Northen Italy in 1810. ... Image File history File links 40 lire coin (1812) of the Regno dItalia From Numismatica e Monete Italiane File links The following pages link to this file: Kingdom of Italy (Napoleonic) ... Image File history File links 40 lire coin (1812) of the Regno dItalia From Numismatica e Monete Italiane File links The following pages link to this file: Kingdom of Italy (Napoleonic) ... Bonaparte as general, by Antoine-Jean Gros. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


The Kingdom of Italy was born on 17 March 1805. On that day, the Italian Republic, whose president was Napoleon, became Kingdom of Italy, with Napoleon as King of Italy and Eugène de Beauharnais viceroy. Napoleon was crowned in Milan's cathedral, on 26 May 1805, with the Iron Crown of Lombardy. March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... King of Italy is a title adopted by many rulers after the fall of the Roman Empire. ... Eugène Rose de Beauharnais (September 3, 1781 - February 21, 1824) was the first child and only son of Joséphine de Tascher de la Pagerie and Alexandre, Vicomte de Beauharnais. ... A viceroy is somebody who governs a country or province as a substitute for the monarch. ... Location within Italy Piazza della Scala Milan (Italian: Milano; Milanese dialect: Milán) is the main city in northern Italy, and is located in the plains of Lombardy, the most populated and developed Italian region. ... The Duomo di Milano is one of the most famous buildings in Europe. ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Iron Crown of Lombardy is both a reliquary and one of the most ancient royal insignia of Europe. ...


The Kingdom consisted of Lombardy, Venetia, Duchy of Modena, part of Papal States (Ancona, the remaining part with Rome had been annexed to French Empire), part of Kingdom of Sardinia, South Tyrol. Lombardy (in Italian Lombardia) is a region in northern Italy between the Alps and the Po Valley. ... Venetia is a name used mostly in a historical context for the area of north-eastern Italy formerly under the control of the Republic of Venice and corresponding approximately to the present-day Italian administrative regions of the Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia. ... The Duchy of Modena (in full, the Duchies of Modena and Reggio) was a small Italian state that existed (with a break between 1796 and 1814) from 1452 to 1859. ... The Papal States (Gli Stati della Chiesa or Stati Pontificii, States of the Church) was one of the historical states of Italy before the peninsula was unified under the crown of Savoy. ... Ancona is a city and a seaport in the Marche, a region of northeastern Italy, population 100,507 (2001). ... City motto: Senatus Populusque Romanus – SPQR (The Senate and the People of Rome) Founded 21 April 753 BC mythical, 1st millennium BC Region Latium Mayor Walter Veltroni (Democratici di Sinistra) Area  - City Proper  1290 km² Population  - City (2004)  - Metropolitan  - Density (city proper) 2,546,807 almost 4,000,000 1... Kingdom of Sardinia, in 1839: Mainland Piedmont, with Savoia upper left (pink) and Nizza (Nice) lower left (brown) both now French, and Sardinia in the inset The Kingdom of Sardinia is a former kingdom in Italy. ... South Tyrol (German Autonome Provinz Bozen-Südtirol, Italian Provincia autonoma di Bolzano-Alto Adige, Ladin Provinzia autonóma de Bulsan-Südtirol) is an autonomous province of Italy. ...


Napoleon abdicated on 11 April 1814. Eugène tried to become king of Italy, but the opposition of the Senate of the Kingdom and Milan insurrection (20 April 1814) failed his plan: Eugène was exiled by the Austrians, who occupied Milan. April 11 is the 101st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (102nd in leap years). ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... April 20 is the 110th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (111th in leap years). ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...


Army of the Kingdom of Italy

Infantry:

  • line infantry: five regiments from the Italian Republic, plus other two raised in 1805 and 1808
  • light infantry: three regiments from the Italian Republic, plus another one raised in 1811
  • Royal Guard: two battalions from the Italian Republic (Granatieri and Cacciatori), plus other two (Velites) raised in 1806, plus two battalions of young guard raised in 1810, and other two raised in 1811


Cavalry:

  • dragoons: two regiments from the Italian Republic
  • Cacciatori a Cavallo (light horse): one regiment from the Italian Republic, plus other three raised in 1808, 1810 and 1811
  • Royal Guard: two squadrons of dragoons, five companies of Guards of Honour

The army of the kingdom, inserted into the Grande Armée, took part to all Napoleon's campaigns. Living for 17 years, the Italian Republic/Kingdom of Italy army had enlisted over 200,000 men and lost about 125,000.


See also Historical states of Italy. // Italy in the year 1492 Duchy of Savoy Marquisate of Saluzzo Marquisate of Montferrat County of Asti Duchy of Milan Republic of Venice Republic of Genoa Marquisate of Mantua Mirandola Carpi Correggio Duchy of Ferrara, Modena, and Reggio (House of Este) Duchy of Massa Republic of Lucca Republic of Florence...


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